Clorox Stock Hits 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 $79.27, above its previous 52-week high of $79.01 with 94,424 shares traded as of 9:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 911,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Clorox has a market cap of $10.27 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 7.5% 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 19.1, 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 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.

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