Clorox is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company markets consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Pine-Sol cleaners, Liquid-Plumr clog removers, Poett home care products, Fresh Step cat litter, Glad bags, wraps and container products, Kingsford and Match Lightvu charcoal, RenewLife digestive health products, Hidden Valley dressings and sauces, Brita water-filtration products and Burt’s Bees natural personal care products. It also markets to professional services channels, including infection control products for the healthcare industry with the Clorox Healthcare brand and Clorox Commercial Solutions brand.

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TypePublic
HQOakland, US
Founded1913
Size (employees)8,700 (est)
Websitethecloroxcompany.com
Clorox was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, US
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Key People/Management at Clorox

Benno Dorer

Benno Dorer

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Laura Stein

Laura Stein

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Linda Rendle

Linda Rendle

EVP
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey

Senior Vice President
Diego Barral

Diego Barral

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Michael Costello

Michael Costello

Senior Vice President and General Manager
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Clorox Office Locations

Clorox has offices in Oakland, Kennesaw, Munro, Pleasanton and in 50 other locations
Oakland, (HQ)
1221 Broadway
Kennesaw,
1000 Cobb Pl Blvd NW
Pleasanton,
4940 Johnson Dr
Pleasanton,
4900 Johnson Dr
Munro,
1605 Cazadores de Coquimbo
Bogotá,
Cra. 68b
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Clorox Financials and Metrics

Clorox Revenue

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Clorox's revenue was reported to be $6.12 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2019)

1.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2019)

678.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2019), %

43.4%

Net income (Q1, 2019)

210.0m

Market capitalization (12-Dec-2018)

20.9b

Closing stock price (12-Dec-2018)

163.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

162.0m

EV

23.0b
Clorox's current market capitalization is $20.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

5.5b5.7b5.8b6.0b6.1b

Revenue growth, %

3%2%4%

Cost of goods sold

3.2b3.2b3.2b3.3b3.4b

Gross profit

2.4b2.5b2.6b2.7b2.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Revenue

1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b

Cost of goods sold

779.0m773.0m807.0m774.0m773.0m796.0m765.0m745.0m780.0m803.0m777.0m827.0m827.0m807.0m868.0m885.0m

Gross profit

585.0m557.0m579.0m578.0m572.0m605.0m625.0m600.0m646.0m640.0m629.0m650.0m673.0m609.0m649.0m678.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

43%42%42%43%43%43%45%45%45%44%45%44%45%43%43%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

329.0m382.0m401.0m418.0m131.0m

Accounts Receivable

546.0m519.0m569.0m565.0m

Prepaid Expenses

72.0m72.0m

Inventories

386.0m385.0m443.0m459.0m506.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Cash

323.0m341.0m364.0m355.0m819.0m378.0m383.0m390.0m414.0m408.0m414.0m431.0m468.0m489.0m1.2b162.0m

Accounts Receivable

455.0m473.0m528.0m472.0m474.0m530.0m494.0m514.0m568.0m

Inventories

439.0m466.0m447.0m397.0m446.0m440.0m408.0m450.0m460.0m465.0m501.0m510.0m462.0m494.0m508.0m519.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.9b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.7b2.4b1.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

558.0m580.0m648.0m701.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

177.0m169.0m165.0m163.0m

Inventories

1.0m(25.0m)(45.0m)(19.0m)

Accounts Payable

(12.0m)93.0m57.0m(34.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019

Net Income

136.0m251.0m388.0m90.0m215.0m389.0m172.0m321.0m483.0m179.0m328.0m500.0m192.0m425.0m606.0m210.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.0m89.0m133.0m43.0m85.0m126.0m41.0m82.0m122.0m41.0m82.0m121.0m40.0m81.0m121.0m44.0m

Inventories

(44.0m)(75.0m)(61.0m)(26.0m)(78.0m)(77.0m)(30.0m)(77.0m)(86.0m)(23.0m)(63.0m)(70.0m)(10.0m)(40.0m)(58.0m)(13.0m)

Accounts Payable

(63.0m)(74.0m)(41.0m)(44.0m)(19.0m)37.0m(95.0m)(99.0m)(2.0m)(153.0m)(142.0m)(75.0m)(89.0m)(113.0m)(64.0m)(52.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/CFO

88.9 x

EV/FCF

103.3 x
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Clorox Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

25 25

Distribution Centers

6 6 6 6

Manufacturing Facilities

37 36 35 34

Markets

100 100
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Clorox Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NutranextMarch 12, 2018
1221 Olux
6570 Donlon Group
A & M Products Manufacturing Company
Andover Properties
Aplicare
Bees International Corporation
BGP (Switzerland) S. a. r. l.
Brita Canada Corporation
Brita Canada Holdings Corporation
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Clorox Revenue Breakdown

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Clorox revenue breakdown by business segment: 32.8% from Household, 33.5% from Cleaning, 16.9% from International and 16.7% from Lifestyle

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Clorox Online and Social Media Presence

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Clorox News and Updates

Clorox Announces Executive Leadership Changes Reflecting Continuity and Strong Succession Planning

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) today announced the following changes to its executive team, which become effective Jan. 7, 2019: Linda Rendle, 40, currently executive vice president – Cleaning and Strategy, will advance to the role of...

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Clorox Announces Nov. 6 Webcast of Presentation at AllianceBernstein Conference

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that Chief Marketing Officer Eric Reynolds will be a featured speaker at the AllianceBernstein conference "Value of Brands in a Digital World – 5th Annual Consumer Summit" to be held in New York...

Clorox Reports Q1 Fiscal Year 2019 Results, Updates FY19 Outlook

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) reported sales growth of 4 percent and an 11 percent increase in diluted net earnings per share from continuing operations (diluted EPS) for its first quarter of fiscal year 2019, which ended Sept. 30, 2018. "I'm ...

Clorox Professional Products Company Debuts New Brand: CloroxPro

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the ISSA Show North America 2018, Clorox Professional Products Company is proud to unveil CloroxPro, a unifying new brand encompassing its industry-leading healthcare and commercial cleaning products. The new brand acknowledges...
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Clorox Blogs

The Heart of the Matter

For Burt’s Bees, sourcing responsibly is all about the people behind the ingredients.

Raising Our Voice

Clorox is excited about the promise of voice technology to build brands and deepen personal connections with consumers.

Why I Joined Burt’s Bees Natural Launchpad

A Burt's Bees Natural Launchpad entrepreneur shares how the program provided the cross-pollination her business needed to grow — and how she's now paying that forward.

Clorox Supports #GivingTuesday

We’re giving 100 randomly selected employees a $100 charitable gift card to jumpstart a season of giving.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Clorox Family of Brands

Whether serving up laughs or useful tips, our brands show their gratitude totheir fans — each in its own way.

Why America Recycles Day Matters

Many Americans don't recycle properly, which undermines their good intentions. Here are some tips on the right way to reduce the waste you create.
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Clorox Company Life and Culture

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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, Laura Stein and Linda Rendle.

  • How many employees does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 8,700 employees.

  • What is Clorox revenue?

    Latest Clorox annual revenue is $6.1 b.

  • What is Clorox revenue per employee?

    Latest Clorox revenue per employee is $703.9 k.

  • Who are Clorox competitors?

    Competitors of Clorox include Henkel, Newell Brands and Procter & Gamble.

  • Where is Clorox headquarters?

    Clorox headquarters is located at 1221 Broadway, Oakland.

  • Where are Clorox offices?

    Clorox has offices in Oakland, Kennesaw, Munro, Pleasanton and in 50 other locations.

  • How many offices does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 58 offices.