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Clorox Company (CLX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 27, 2014
By: NASDAQ.com News
Clorox Company ( CLX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.71 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 14, 2014. 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 $89.25, representing a -7.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.76 and a 15.85% increase over the 52 week low of $77.04.
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 $4.33. Zacks Investment Research reports CLX's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.29%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.
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 7.87% over the last 100 days. SDY has the highest percent weighting of CLX at 1.99%.