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 Monday, April 22, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 64 cents per share. At a price of $88.77 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Clorox has been 809,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clorox has a market cap of $11.59 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 21.3% 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 20.7, 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 notable return on equity, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Clorox Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.