TD Asset Management Inc. cut its position in Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX) by 5.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 431,204 shares of the company’s stock after selling 22,493 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Clorox Company (The) were worth $57,454,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bollard Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 11.4% in the first quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 29,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,986,000 after buying an additional 3,018 shares during the period. Ledyard National Bank boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 4.6% in the first quarter. Ledyard National Bank now owns 2,251 shares of the company’s stock worth $304,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in shares of Clorox Company (The) during the first quarter worth approximately $533,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 24.7% in the first quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 52,268 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,047,000 after buying an additional 10,360 shares during the period. Finally, Benin Management CORP bought a new position in shares of Clorox Company (The) during the first quarter worth approximately $216,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.83% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Clorox Company (NYSE CLX) opened at 135.57 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $133.48 and its 200-day moving average price is $133.84. Clorox Company has a 12 month low of $111.24 and a 12 month high of $141.76. The company has a market capitalization of $17.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.41 and a beta of 0.40.

Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.65 billion. Clorox Company (The) had a return on equity of 190.67% and a net margin of 11.74%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.30 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Clorox Company will post $5.67 EPS for the current year.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on CLX. Vetr cut Clorox Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $139.67 target price for the company. in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. Jefferies Group LLC started coverage on Clorox Company (The) in a research note on Tuesday, April 18th. They set a “hold” rating and a $138.00 price target for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $115.00 price target on Clorox Company (The) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. BMO Capital Markets set a $150.00 price target on Clorox Company (The) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a $136.00 price target (down from $140.00) on shares of Clorox Company (The) in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Clorox Company (The) has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $129.05.

Clorox Company (The) Company Profile

The Clorox Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors and medical supply distributors. The Company operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle and International.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX)

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