The ex-dividend date for Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) is tomorrow, January 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 64 cents per share. At a price of $76.56 as of 10:06 a.m., the dividend yield is 3.3%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is tomorrow, January 18, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 64 cents per share. At a price of $76.56 as of 10:06 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%. The average volume for Clorox has been 957,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clorox has a market cap of $10 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 4.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Clorox Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.