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Clorox is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The Company offers 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.

TypePublic
Founded1913
HQOakland, US
Websitethecloroxcompany.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)8,800
Job Openings142
Revenue (FY, 2019)$6.2 B(+2%)
Share Price (May 2020)$198.6

Key People/Management at Clorox

Amy Banse

Amy Banse

Director
Benno Dorer

Benno Dorer

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pamela Thomas-Graham

Pamela Thomas-Graham

Lead Independent Director
Kevin Jacobsen

Kevin Jacobsen

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Laura Stein

Laura Stein

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Esther Lee

Esther Lee

Director
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Clorox Office Locations

Clorox has offices in Oakland, Alpharetta, Bentonville, Forest Park and in 28 other locations
Oakland, US (HQ)
Clorox Building, 1221 Broadway
Alpharetta, US
1150 Sanctuary Pkwy
Bentonville, US
2200 SE 28th St
Forest Park, US
115 Lake Mirror Rd
Kennesaw, US
1000 Cobb Pl Blvd NW
Miami, US
3150 SW 38th Ave
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Clorox Financials and Metrics

Clorox Revenue

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Clorox's revenue was reported to be $6.21 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

1.8b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

832.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

46.7%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

241.0m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

24.8b

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

198.6

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

496.0m

EV

27.6b
Clorox's current market capitalization is $24.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

5.8b6.0b6.1b6.2b

Revenue growth, %

2%4%3%1%

Cost of goods sold

3.2b3.3b3.4b3.5b

Gross profit

2.6b2.7b2.7b2.7b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.4b1.8b

Cost of goods sold

803.0m777.0m827.0m827.0m807.0m868.0m885.0m830.0m878.0m843.0m810.0m951.0m

Gross profit

640.0m629.0m650.0m673.0m609.0m649.0m678.0m643.0m673.0m663.0m639.0m832.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

44%45%44%45%43%43%43%44%43%44%44%47%
USDY, 2020

EV/CFO

34.3 x

Financial Leverage

8.4 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

Company NameDateDeal 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: 16.7% from Lifestyle, 16.9% from International, 33.5% from Cleaning and 32.8% from Household

Clorox Online and Social Media Presence

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Clorox Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    55/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C

    65/100

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Clorox News and Updates

United to partner with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic on passenger safety

United to partner with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic on passenger safety

JetBlue to keep blocking seats through July 6; United teams up with Clorox

JetBlue Airways Corp said on Wednesday it will continue blocking seats on its aircraft through at least July 6, while United Airlines Holdings Inc said it had teamed up with Clorox Co and Cleveland Clinic medical experts to advise on new cleaning and safety protocols.

United Airlines unveils partnership with Clorox, Cleveland Clinic to keep passengers safe during pandemic

United Airlines Holdings Inc. unveiled a series of changes to how it operates at airports and on board planes on Wednesday, including a partnership with Clorox Co. for enhanced cleaning and another with the Cleveland Clinic, as it works to keep passengers safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The …

Clorox raises quarterly dividend by 5% to $1.11 a share

The Clorox Co. said its board has approved a 5% increase in its quarterly dividend to $1.11 a share from $1.06. The new dividend will be payable Aug. 14 to shareholders of record as of July 29. Clorox blew past earnings estimates for its fiscal third quarter in a report published May 1, boosted by …

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Clorox Blogs

Our U.S. Operations Continue During Pandemic

We continue to manufacture and distribute our products to retail outlets as well as healthcare providers and other businesses.

A Message from Clorox on Coronavirus

During this time of concern, Clorox wants to arm people with education, not fear.

Making Work Personal and Changing Women’s Lives

Shannon Hess shares how shea butter is improving women’s lives from Africa to North Carolina.

Grow, Lead and BELIEVE: Meet Cameka Jackman

Read her story of growth & leadership with our resource group for black employees.

Inside the Creation of Clorox Disinfecting Wipes

20 years later, Chief Innovation Officer Denise Garner reflects on the biggest product launch of her career.

Evolving our ERG for Black Employees

We've rebranded our employee resource group for black employees to make it feel more inclusive and position it for another decade-plus of impact inside and out of Clorox.
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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 Amy Banse, Benno Dorer and Pamela Thomas-Graham.

  • How many employees does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 8,800 employees.

  • What is Clorox revenue?

    Latest Clorox annual revenue is $6.2 b.

  • What is Clorox revenue per employee?

    Latest Clorox revenue per employee is $706.1 k.

  • Who are Clorox competitors?

    Competitors of Clorox include Beiersdorf, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble.

  • 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, Forest Park and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 33 offices.