Clorox Company (CLX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 21, 2014

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Clorox Company ( CLX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 21, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.71 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 09, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CLX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CLX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $90.51, the dividend yield is 3.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CLX was $90.51, representing a -6.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.76 and a 12.86% increase over the 52 week low of $80.20.

CLX is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Sigma-Aldrich Corporation ( SIAL ) and Ashland Inc. ( ASH ). CLX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.27. Zacks Investment Research reports CLX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 3.5%, compared to an industry average of 5.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CLX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CLX through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CLX as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 6.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CLX at 1.74%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CLX , SIAL , ASH , PEY , SPLV

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