Clorox Co (CLX) Shares Bought by Nationwide Fund Advisors

Gladys Abbott
June 1, 2017

A 2 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while2 believe that investors should either steer clear of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Peddock Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1,600 shares stake.

SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE:SVU) has a market cap of $1.04 billion and over the last 12 months, SVU has declined by -16.85%. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

KON BOSKALIS WEST NV (OTCMKTS:KKWFF) had an increase of 5.55% in short interest. CLX's SI was 4.53 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 2.32% from 4.43M shares previously. Clorox Company now has $17.36B valuation. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $134.93. About 280,214 shares traded. Moreover, Sg Americas Secs has 0.04% invested in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX). It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.

Cognios Capital Llc increased Clorox Company (CLX) stake by 1922.32% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The company has market cap of $179.61 million. The Company sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors and medical supply distributors. It has a 26.67 P/E ratio. The Company operates through four segments: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle and global.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.94 in 2016Q3.

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Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CLX. 75 funds opened positions while 222 raised stakes. This is an increase from Clorox's previous quarterly dividend of $0.80. Jensen Invest Mgmt accumulated 44,555 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Community & has 10,000 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of THC in report on Wednesday, January 4 with "Neutral" rating. Toronto Dominion Comml Bank holds 22,207 shares. Clifford Swan Counsel Lc invested in 0.16% or 20,042 shares. Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. bought a new position in shares of Clorox during the third quarter worth $955,000. Clark reported 105,019 shares. JOHNSON THOMAS D also sold $1.42M worth of Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) on Friday, February 17. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 5,751 shares.

Shaers of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) have been recommended as a long term growth pick.

Since February 15, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 4 selling transactions for $7.97 million activity. Vlahos Nikolaos A had sold 25,610 shares worth $3.50M. The insider Dorer Benno O bought 8 shares worth $1,091.

Clorox (NYSE:CLX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. Costello Michael R. sold $952,043 worth of stock. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a "buy" rating and set a $136.00 price target on shares of Clorox in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Therefore 15% are positive. Equities analysts expect that Clorox Co will post $5.31 EPS for the current year. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, March 21. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, December 16 to "Equal-Weight". The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, November 3. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, May 5 with "Buy". On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Sell". Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $126 target. The rating was downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, February 26 to "Neutral". RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CLX in report on Tuesday, November 3 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.30 by $0.01. Franklin Res Inc has invested 0.62% in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX). Its up 0.12, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. Cambridge Incorporated invested in 3,154 shares. 135 funds opened positions while 440 raised stakes. Bb&T Corporation owns 8,009 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Menta Cap Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.09% or 9,004 shares. National Bank Of Nova Scotia accumulated 0.04% or 59,251 shares. Asset Management owns 14,083 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Com invested 0.72% of its portfolio in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX). Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 19,170 shares. Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas holds 0.3% or 55,200 shares in its portfolio. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track SUPERVALU Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 19 with "Hold". Altria Group Inc. had 21 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $128.97. State Teachers Retirement stated it has 0.07% in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX).

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