Clorox Company (CLX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 18, 2013

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Clorox Company ( CLX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.64 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CLX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CLX has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of CLX was $76.61, representing a -0.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $76.99 and a 14.82% increase over the 52 week low of $66.72.

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 $4.13. Zacks Investment Research reports CLX's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 1.45%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CLX Dividend History page.

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

  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 4.74% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CLX at 1.82%.



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: ASH , CLX , SDY , SIAL

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