Peoples Bank OH continued to hold its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,855 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Peoples Bank OH’s holdings in Clorox Company (The) were worth $514,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. American Beacon Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Clorox Company (The) during the first quarter worth about $104,000. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 23.0% in the first quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 846 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 158 shares during the period. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 3.8% in the second quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 796 shares of the company’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 29 shares during the period. Valley National Advisers Inc. boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 0.6% in the first quarter. Valley National Advisers Inc. now owns 860 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the period. Finally, Blue Chip Partners Inc. boosted its position in shares of Clorox Company (The) by 0.7% in the first quarter. Blue Chip Partners Inc. now owns 906 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 6 shares during the period. 70.29% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Clorox Company (NYSE CLX) opened at 133.94 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.29 billion, a PE ratio of 25.11 and a beta of 0.40. Clorox Company has a 12-month low of $111.24 and a 12-month high of $141.76. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $133.72 and its 200 day moving average is $133.47.

Clorox Company (The) (NYSE:CLX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.04. Clorox Company (The) had a net margin of 11.74% and a return on equity of 190.67%. The business had revenue of $1.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.65 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.30 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Clorox Company will post $5.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several brokerages have issued reports on CLX. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $137.00 target price (up from $136.00) on shares of Clorox Company (The) in a report on Wednesday. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 target price on shares of Clorox Company (The) in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Clorox Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub cut shares of Clorox Company (The) from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a $136.00 target price (down from $140.00) on shares of Clorox Company (The) in a report on Friday, August 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Clorox Company (The) has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $129.05.

About Clorox Company (The)

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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