The consumer durables industry closed the day up 3.4%. Appliance Recycling Centers ( ARCI), Champion Industries ( CHMP), Cybex International Inc ( CYBI), and Virco Manufacturing Corporation ( VIRC) were all decliners today within the consumer durables industry with Clorox Company ( CLX) being today's featured consumer durables loser. Clorox Company fell $1.20 (-1.8%) to $67.43 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1.6 million shares of Clorox Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and institutional products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household, and International. Clorox Company has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.5, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 16.8 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Clorox as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Clorox Ratings Report.
- Use our consumer durables section to find industry-relevant news.
- Or find some new ideas from our top rated stocks lists.
- Find other investment ideas from our top rated ETFs lists.