Owners of Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 64 cents per share. At a price of $89.90 as of 11:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.9%. The average volume for Clorox Company has been 809,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clorox Company has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are up 21.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. The Clorox Company manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.68. TheStreet Ratings rates Clorox Company 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 Company Ratings Report now.
The ex-dividend date for Telecom Italia SpA ADR (NYSE:TI.A) is Monday, May 21, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 58 cents per share. At a price of $8.12 as of 9:35 a.m., the dividend yield is 7%.