Clorox Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  139.03
 Dividend  4.64
 Earnings  6.04
 Cash-flow  10.38
 Book value  3.35
 Equity  0.00

Clorox is part of Household Goods and Home Constr. business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Clorox is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Clorox paid a total dividend of 571 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,101 millions (Market Cap 17,046 millions). Dividend per share of Clorox is 4.64 USD, and his stock market price 139.03 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Clorox has a dividend yield of 3.34%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Clorox dividend yield with other Household Goods and Home Constr. companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Clorox

Clorox Dividend Payout

About the ability of Clorox to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.34%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Clorox payout on ernings is currently 76.82%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Clorox can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Clorox is USD 10.38 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.64, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Clorox, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Household Goods and Home Constr. sector companies.

Clorox payout

Clorox Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present3.34%4.6476.82%123
20212.66%4.6476.95%123
20202.20%4.4458.73%126
20192.76%4.2463.76%126
20182.49%3.8465.31%128
20172.26%3.3660.76%129
20162.77%3.2062.87%129
20152.48%3.0868.14%131

*In millions

Clorox Stock performance

Finally, last moth Clorox showed a return of -4.60% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Household Goods and Home Constr. firms.

Clorox stock and market return