Barclays Sticks to Its Sell Rating for Clorox (CLX)

Barclays analyst Lauren Lieberman maintained a Sell rating on Clorox (CLXResearch Report) on January 12 and set a price target of $110.00. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $146.11.

Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Constellation Brands, International Flavors & Fragrances, and Church & Dwight. According to TipRanks, Lieberman has an average return of 2.4% and a 54.29% success rate on recommended stocks.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Sell analyst consensus rating for Clorox with a $135.80 average price target, implying a -7.06% downside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Sell rating on the stock with a $135.00 price target.

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Based on Clorox’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending September 30, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $1.74 billion and a net profit of $85 million. In comparison, last year the company earned a revenue of $1.81 billion and had a net profit of $142 million

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Founded in 1913, California-based The Clorox Co. manufactures and markets consumer and professional products. It operates through four business segments: Health and Wellness, Household, Lifestyle, and International.

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