Clorox Reaches New 52-Week High (CLX)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $75.91, above its previous 52-week high of $75.90 with 422,753 shares traded as of 1:26 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 836,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Clorox has a market cap of $9.81 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 12.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Clorox as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Clorox Ratings Report.

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