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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
Founded1913
HQOakland, US
Websitethecloroxcompany.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)8,700
Job Openings158
Revenue (FY, 2018)$6.1 B(+3%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$156.3

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, Pleasanton, Tampa and in 50 other locations
Oakland, US (HQ)
1221 Broadway
Kennesaw, US
1000 Cobb Pl Blvd NW
Pleasanton, US
4940 Johnson Dr
Pleasanton, US
4900 Johnson Dr
Munro, AR
1605 Cazadores de Coquimbo
Bogotá, CO
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 (Q2, 2019)

1.5b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

643.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

43.7%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

182.0m

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

20.0b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

156.3

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

162.0m

EV

22.2b
Clorox's current market capitalization is $20 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, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

779.0m773.0m807.0m774.0m773.0m796.0m765.0m745.0m780.0m803.0m777.0m827.0m827.0m807.0m868.0m885.0m830.0m

Gross profit

585.0m557.0m579.0m578.0m572.0m605.0m625.0m600.0m646.0m640.0m629.0m650.0m673.0m609.0m649.0m678.0m643.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

43%42%42%43%43%43%45%45%45%44%45%44%45%43%43%43%44%
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, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

323.0m341.0m364.0m355.0m819.0m378.0m383.0m390.0m414.0m408.0m414.0m431.0m468.0m489.0m1.2b162.0m162.0m

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

439.0m466.0m447.0m397.0m446.0m440.0m408.0m450.0m460.0m465.0m501.0m510.0m462.0m494.0m508.0m519.0m578.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.9b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.7b2.4b1.3b1.4b
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)
USDY, 2018

EV/CFO

49.3 x

EV/FCF

61 x

Revenue/Employee

169.3k
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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 Is No. 7 on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies List, Ranks No. 1 Among Consumer Packaged Goods

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) was ranked No. 7 on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies list — the second consecutive year in the top 10 — and the highest-rated company in the consumer packaged goods category. Based on an assessment of...

Clorox Announces Feb. 21 Webcast of Company Presentation at 2019 CAGNY Conference

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today that Chair and Chief Executive Officer Benno Dorer and Chief Financial Officer Kevin Jacobsen will be featured speakers at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York's annual conference in Boca Raton, ...

Clorox investors enjoying best earnings-day stock performance in 11 years

Clorox investors are cleaning up, as a profit beat and a surprise increase in gross margin, as well as an increased stake by investment giant BlackRock Inc., helped propel the consumer products company’s stock to the best earnings-day performance in 11 years.

Earnings Watch: Clorox stock heads for best day since 2014, Google to round out Big Tech earnings

Clorox Co. delivered a fairly clean quarter, and that’s giving its stock a lift in Monday trading.

Clorox shares jump 5% after earnings top expectations

Clorox jumped before the bell Monday morning after it reported second-quarter profits that topped Wall Street's expectations.
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Clorox Blogs

Another goal in Clorox’s (eco-friendly) bag

We surpassed our product sustainability goal two years early.

Showing Our Heart with Workplace Giving

Clorox people love supporting their communities, and Clorox loves supporting its people.

Glad Global Facilities Go Zero Waste

The Glad brand has done more than any other at Clorox to help us achieve two years early our 2020 Sustainability goal to have 10 sites certified zero-waste-to-landfill. Now, every Glad facility is zero-waste.

This Innovation Doesn’t Stink

Clorox® Disinfecting Bio Stain & Odor Remover delivers strong cleaning performance and broad surface compatibility to help cleaning professionals safely tackle the toughest bio messes.

Preparing Clorox for the Future of Work

How an experiment in remote working led two marketing leaders to create Clorox’s Virtual Workforce Employee Resource group.

11 Clorox Innovations for 2019

These are just some of the great new products we have in store this fiscal year.
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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, Pleasanton, Tampa and in 50 other locations.

  • How many offices does Clorox have?

    Clorox has 58 offices.