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Clorox is a company manufacturing and marketing consumer and professional products. It operates through four segments: Health and Wellness, Household, Lifestyle, and International. The company offers laundry additives, including bleach products under the Clorox brand, as well as Clorox 2 stain fighter and color booster; home care products primarily under the Clorox, Scentiva, Formula 409, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-Sol, S.O.S, and Tilex brands; naturally derived products under the Green Works brand; professional cleaning, disinfecting, and food service products under the CloroxPro, Clorox Healthcare, and Clorox Total 360 brands; professional food service products under the Hidden Valley brand; and vitamins, minerals, and supplement products under the RenewLife, Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, NeoCell, and Stop Aging Now brands. It also provides grilling products under the Kingsford and Match Light brands; bags and wraps under the Glad brand; and cat litter products under the Fresh Step, Scoop Away, and Ever Clean brands. In addition, Clorox offers dressings and sauces primarily under the Hidden Valley brand; water-filtration systems and filters under the Brita brand; and natural personal care products under the Burt's Bees brand.
TypePublic
Founded1913
HQOakland, CA, US
Websitethecloroxcompany.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)8,800
Job Openings292
Revenue (FY, 2020)$6.7 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$176.2
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Clorox

Benno Dorer

Benno Dorer

Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey

Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
Kevin Jacobsen

Kevin Jacobsen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Linda Rendle

Linda Rendle

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Diego Barral

Diego Barral

Senior Vice President and General Manager, International Division
Esther Lee

Esther Lee

Director
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Clorox Office Locations

Clorox has offices in Oakland, Alpharetta, Bentonville, Fairfield and in 32 other locations
Oakland, CA, US (HQ)
Clorox Building, 1221 Broadway
Alpharetta, GA, US
1150 Sanctuary Pkwy
Bentonville, AR, US
2200 SE 28th St
Fairfield, CT, US
Fairfield, CT, USA
Forest Park, GA, US
115 Lake Mirror Rd
Kennesaw, GA, US
1000 Cobb Pl Blvd NW
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Clorox Financials and Metrics

Clorox Revenue

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Clorox's revenue was reported to be $6.72 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

1.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

774.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

43.5%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

(59.0m)

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

21.9b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

176.2

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

492.0m

EV

24.6b
Clorox's current market capitalization is $21.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

6.1b6.2b6.7b

Revenue growth, %

3%1%8%

Cost of goods sold

3.4b3.5b3.7b

Gross profit

2.7b2.7b3.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

1.6b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.4b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

885.0m830.0m878.0m843.0m810.0m951.0m996.0m1.0b1.0b

Gross profit

678.0m643.0m673.0m663.0m639.0m832.0m920.0m837.0m774.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

43%44%43%44%44%47%48%45%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

131.0m111.0m871.0m

Accounts Receivable

600.0m631.0m648.0m

Prepaid Expenses

74.0m51.0m47.0m

Inventories

506.0m512.0m454.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

823.0m820.0m939.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

166.0m180.0m180.0m

Inventories

(21.0m)(7.0m)50.0m

Accounts Payable

(47.0m)17.0m291.0m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2018

EV/CFO

20.4 x

Revenue/Employee

742.3k

Debt/Equity

3.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

7 x

P/E Ratio

21.6
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Clorox Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

252525

Distribution Centers

6

Manufacturing Facilities

34

Markets

100100100
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Clorox Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NutranextMarch 12, 2018$700 m
Renew Life FormulasMay 03, 2016
Aplicare , Inc.May 01, 2012
HealthLinkMay 01, 2012
Burt's BeesOctober 31, 2007
First Brands CorporationOctober 20, 1998
6570 Donlon Group, LLC
A & M Products Manufacturing Company
Andover Properties, Inc.
BGP (Switzerland) S. a. r. l.
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Clorox Revenue Breakdown

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Clorox revenue breakdown by business segment: 40.9% from Health and Wellness, 26.7% from Household, 15.2% from International and 17.2% from Lifestyle

Clorox revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.8% from Foreign and 85.2% from United States

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Clorox Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

98/100

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Clorox Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Clorox Online and Social Media Presence

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Clorox Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    69/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    74/100

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Clorox News and Updates

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. and The Clorox Company Enter into an Exclusive Multiyear Trademark Licensing Agreement

RICHMOND, Va., June 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company (NYSE: HBB), announced today that it has entered into an exclusive multiyear trademark licensing agreement with The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX). Under...

Clorox Increases Quarterly Dividend 5% to $1.16 Per Share

OAKLAND, Calif., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that its board of directors has declared a 5% increase in the quarterly dividend, from $1.11 to $1.16 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Aug. 13, 2021, to...

Weakening Demand Could Weigh Clorox Stock Down To $150

Clorox stock is around the same level as its low in March 2020, but at the current price near $177 per share, we believe that Clorox stock has around 15% further potential downside. Why is that? Our belief stems from the fact that Clorox stock is up around 12% so far in 2021, and after posting...

: Clorox is still selling many more cleaning products than it was pre-pandemic

Clorox Co. sales have come back down to Earth after consumer stockpiling drove skyrocketing demand during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Clorox to Present at Upcoming RBC, Bernstein and dbAccess Investor Conferences

OAKLAND, Calif., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that its chief executive officer and chief financial officer will be featured speakers at three investor conferences to be held next month. June 2 RBC Capital Markets Global Consumer and Retail...

Clorox might boost prices in response to rising supply costs

Summary List PlacementClorox may raise prices for some products in response to increasing costs for key supplies like resin, Clorox CEO Linda Rendle said during a Friday interview with CNBC. "We do need to address the cost environment that we're experiencing," Rendle said. "We're seeing costs acro…
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Clorox Blogs

Defining Natural Beauty

Learn how Burt’s Bees is advocating for clear and consistent guidelines for natural personal care labeling. The post Defining Natural Beauty first appeared on The Clorox Company.

Our Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive World

We share our progress on the racial justice commitments we made a year ago. The post Our Commitment to a More Just and Inclusive World first appeared on The Clorox Company.

Kingsford plant overcomes odds, is certified zero-waste-to-landfill

The plant in rural West Virginia overcame unique challenges to become Clorox's 20th certified zero-waste facility. The post Kingsford plant overcomes odds, is certified zero-waste-to-landfill first appeared on The Clorox Company.

Inside Glad’s latest partnership to expand recycling access

We're building a future with less waste and helping communities recycle along the way. The post Inside Glad’s latest partnership to expand recycling access first appeared on The Clorox Company.

Clorox supports legal advocacy in service of racial justice

As part of our racial justice commitments, we funded three legal fellows to work on solutions for issues that disproportionately impact Black communities. Here's one of their stories. The post Clorox supports legal advocacy in service of racial justice first appeared on The Clorox Company.

Refreshing Our Values

Anchored by our purpose, we were inspired to refresh our company values so they reflect how we’ve evolved as a company. The post Refreshing Our Values first appeared on The Clorox Company.
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Clorox Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Clorox founded?

    Clorox was founded in 1913.

  • Who are Clorox key executives?

    Clorox's key executives are Benno Dorer, Bill Bailey and Kevin Jacobsen.

  • How many employees does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 8,800 employees.

  • What is Clorox revenue?

    Latest Clorox annual revenue is $6.7 b.

  • What is Clorox revenue per employee?

    Latest Clorox revenue per employee is $763.8 k.

  • Who are Clorox competitors?

    Competitors of Clorox include Church & Dwight, Henkel of America and Beiersdorf.

  • Where is Clorox headquarters?

    Clorox headquarters is located at Clorox Building, 1221 Broadway, Oakland.

  • Where are Clorox offices?

    Clorox has offices in Oakland, Alpharetta, Bentonville, Fairfield and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 37 offices.