Clorox Company (CLX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 28, 2013

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Clorox Company ( CLX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.71 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CLX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.94% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $88.39, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CLX was $88.39, representing a -1.9% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.10 and a 24.49% increase over the 52 week low of $71.

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 $4.31. Zacks Investment Research reports CLX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.3%, compared to an industry average of 6.4%.

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:

  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • 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 8.17% over the last 100 days. SDY has the highest percent weighting of CLX at 1.84%.



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 , PEY , SDY , SIAL , SPLV

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