|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's range||110.90 - 112.29|
|52-week range||109.51 - 134.34|
|PE ratio (TTM)||17.50|
|Earnings date||23 Apr 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||4.00 (3.61%)|
|1y target est||121.20|
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The Clorox Company (CLX) recently hiked its quarterly dividend by 14% to $0.96 per share from $0.84. Clorox has a strong history of rewarding shareholders with increased dividends and share repurchases. In fact, Clorox is a dividend aristocrat, a term used for companies that have consistently increased their dividends for more than 25 years.
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The company’s top line is expected to benefit from higher volumes, driven by innovation-led new products and supported by efficient marketing. In addition, strength across all segments and higher pricing in the international markets should further support the company’s sales growth rate. Clorox has a strong portfolio of category-leading brands that have helped the company to report industry-leading sales and volumes growth amid a challenging operating environment.
For 2018, the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Index (10.5%) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index (7.5%) and the S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index (3.0%) on a year-to-date basis. On January 23, Walmart (WMT) announced that ~67,500 Walmart and Sam’s Club associates in Florida will receive wage increases and bonuses totaling $105.7 million. Walmart increased its starting wage rate to $11 an hour, which will be effective starting the February 17, 2018, pay cycle. On January 26, Walmart also announced a new strategic alliance with Rakuten to expand its consumer base and serve customers better in Japan and the US.