's Chart of the Day - Clorox
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 CLX - Clorox Company

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the consumer products company Clorox (CLX). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list by the most frequent number of new hihgs in the last month, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for consistent price appreciation. Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy signal on 11/1 the stock gained 6.24%.

The Clorox Company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of consumer products. Clorox markets some of consumers' most trusted and recognized brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Green Works natural cleaners, Armor All and STP auto-care products, Fresh Step and Scoop Away cat litter, Kingsford charcoal, Hidden Valley and K C Masterpiece dressings and sauces, Brita water-filtration systems, Glad bags, wraps and containers, and Burt's Bees natural personal care products. The company manufactures products in more than two dozen countries and markets them in more than 100 countries. Clorox is committed to making a positive difference in the communities where its employees work and live. The Company also has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, most notably receiving a Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award in 2016 and 2017 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as well as being named to CR Magazine's 2017.


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Barchart technical indicators:

  • 96% technical buy signals
  • 24.87+ Weighted Alpha
  • 20.64% gain in the last year
  • Trend Spotter buy signal
  • Above its 20, 50 and 100 day moving averages
  • 13 new highs and up 10.49% in the last month
  • Relative Strength Index 65.23%
  • Technical support level at 161.17
  • Recently traded at 163.33 with a 50 day moving average of 153.01

Fundamental factors:

  • Market Cap $20.79 billion
  • P/E 27.16
  • Dividend yield 2.36%
  • Revenue expected to grow 3.20% this year and another 2.90% next year
  • Earnings estimated to increase 1.90% this year, an additional 6.50% next year and continue to compound at an annual rate of 5.96% for the next 5 years
  • Wall Street analysts issued 1 strong buy, 1 buy, 13 hold and 1 under perform opinions on the stock
  • The individual investors following the stock on Motley Fool voted 870 to 45 that the stock will beat the market
  • 30,908 investors are following the stock on Seeking Alpha