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.

TypePublic
HQOakland, US
Founded1913
Size (employees)8,700 (est)+8%
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 Bogotá, Kennesaw, Munro, Pleasanton 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
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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 (FY, 2018)

6.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

2.7b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

43.7%

Net income (FY, 2018)

823.0m

Market capitalization (11-Oct-2018)

18.2b

Closing stock price (11-Oct-2018)

142.2

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

131.0m

EV

20.3b
Clorox's current market capitalization is $18.2 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, 2018

Revenue

1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b2.9b4.4b

Cost of goods sold

779.0m773.0m807.0m774.0m773.0m796.0m765.0m745.0m780.0m803.0m777.0m827.0m827.0m1.6b2.5b

Gross profit

585.0m557.0m579.0m578.0m572.0m605.0m625.0m600.0m646.0m640.0m629.0m650.0m673.0m1.3b1.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

43%42%42%43%43%43%45%45%45%44%45%44%45%44%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, 2018

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.9b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.7b2.4b
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)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

136.0m115.0m137.0m90.0m215.0m389.0m172.0m321.0m483.0m179.0m328.0m500.0m425.0m606.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

43.0m85.0m126.0m41.0m82.0m122.0m41.0m82.0m121.0m81.0m121.0m

Inventories

(26.0m)(78.0m)(77.0m)(30.0m)(77.0m)(86.0m)(23.0m)(63.0m)(70.0m)(40.0m)(58.0m)

Accounts Payable

(44.0m)(19.0m)37.0m(95.0m)(99.0m)(2.0m)(153.0m)(142.0m)(75.0m)(113.0m)(64.0m)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

742.3k
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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

Cramer's No. 1 fear in this market? The rally in shares of Clorox

Jim Cramer explains why a surge in a stock like Clorox can mean bad news for the broader economy.

Cramer's consumer staples 'power ranking': Constellation, Costco, McCormick, Clorox, Estee Lauder

Jim Cramer flags the power players in the consumer staples space, which includes makers of household needs like food, beverages and personal care products.

Clorox Professional Products Company Introduces New Clorox Disinfecting Bio Stain & Odor Remover

Innovative one-step product cleans, disinfects and deodorizes surfaces to eliminate stains and odors that can tarnish a facilities' reputation more than others, according to a new survey.read more

Clorox Releases 2018 Integrated Annual Report

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) released its 2018 integrated annual report, detailing how a diverse portfolio of leading brands was the driving force behind achievements against both business and corporate responsibility prioritiesread more

Clorox Professional Products Company Introduces the Clorox® Total 360® System for Healthcare

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) EXCHANGE 2018 annual conference, Clorox Professional Products Company is proud to announce that the award-winning Clorox® Total 360® System is now available to healthcare...

Pot Stock Tilray Is Now Bigger Than American Air, Clorox, CBS

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Clorox Blogs

Burt’s Bees Culture Day Turns into Disaster Relief After Hurricane Florence

Team building, living our values and helping our community in new ways.

Glad Amherst Journeys to Zero Waste to Landfill

The inside story of how this Glad plant got to zero.

Burt’s Bees Releases 2018 Progress Update on 2020 Sustainability Goals

Biennial report details progress and obstacles as brand strives for continual sustainability improvements.

What’s in a Brand? The Clorox FY18 Annual Report Answers ‘Everything’

Value. Innovation. Leadership. These qualities applied to our diverse portfolio of leading brands are a formula for long-term growth.

Storytelling the Kingsford Way

With “American Pride,” promoting Kingsford® products takes a backseat to telling stories about the people who love them.

Be Yourself. Do Your Best Work. Win Together.

At Clorox, we have a clear view of the future, and it is articulated through our refreshed Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) vision: Be Yourself. Do Your Best Work. Win Together.
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Clorox Company Life and Culture

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