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CLX Clorox dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Clorox's last quarterly dividend of $1.18 per share was on Oct 25, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $4.68 per share represents a current dividend yield of 3.14%.

Key dates

  • CLX last dividend date: Oct 25, 2022
  • CLX next dividend date: Jan 24, 2023
CLX dividend stats
DPS
$4.68
Dividend yield
3.14%
Payout ratio
142.2%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.1%
Payout ratio
52.4%

Dividend yield

What is Clorox current dividend yield

CLX has a dividend yield of 3.14% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.1%, Clorox's dividend yield is 50% higher. Historically CLX's dividend yield has averaged at 2.6% in the last 5 years, which is lower than the current one.

Dividend history

What is CLX dividend payout history and dates

Clorox has a history of paying dividends since 1995. Our records of CLX show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 3.1% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 14% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 20%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Oct 25, 2022 Nov 10, 2022 Sep 20, 2022 $1.18 normal
Jul 26, 2022 Aug 12, 2022 Jul 12, 2022 $1.18 normal
Apr 26, 2022 May 13, 2022 Feb 15, 2022 $1.16 normal
Jan 25, 2022 Feb 11, 2022 Nov 16, 2021 $1.16 normal
Oct 26, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 Sep 21, 2021 $1.16 normal
Jul 27, 2021 Aug 13, 2021 Jun 2, 2021 $1.16 normal
Apr 20, 2021 May 7, 2021 Feb 9, 2021 $1.11 normal
Jan 26, 2021 Feb 12, 2021 Nov 18, 2020 $1.11 normal
Nov 3, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 Sep 22, 2020 $1.11 normal
Jul 28, 2020 Aug 14, 2020 May 19, 2020 $1.11 normal
Apr 21, 2020 May 8, 2020 Feb 11, 2020 $1.06 normal
Jan 28, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 Nov 19, 2019 $1.06 normal
Oct 29, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Sep 17, 2019 $1.06 normal
Jul 30, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 May 20, 2019 $1.06 normal
Apr 23, 2019 May 10, 2019 Feb 12, 2019 $0.96 normal
Jan 22, 2019 Feb 8, 2019 Nov 13, 2018 $0.96 normal
Oct 30, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 $0.96 normal
Jul 31, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 May 21, 2018 $0.96 normal
Apr 24, 2018 May 11, 2018 Feb 13, 2018 $0.96 normal
Jan 23, 2018 Feb 9, 2018 Nov 14, 2017 $0.84 normal
Oct 24, 2017 Nov 13, 2017 Sep 12, 2017 $0.84 normal
Jul 17, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 8, 2017 $0.84 normal
Apr 17, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 $0.8 normal
Jan 23, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Nov 15, 2016 $0.8 normal
Oct 24, 2016 Nov 14, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $0.8 normal
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 $0.8 normal
Apr 18, 2016 May 6, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 $0.77 normal
Jan 25, 2016 Feb 12, 2016 Nov 17, 2015 $0.77 normal
Oct 26, 2015 Nov 13, 2015 Sep 15, 2015 $0.77 normal

Clorox dividend payout ratio

What is Clorox dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

CLX has a payout ratio of 142.2% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector and the industry average. In comparison with the Consumer Defensive sector average of 52.4%, Clorox's payout ratio is 171% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

CLX dividend vs peer dividends

How does CLX dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CLX Clorox Co 3.14% $4.68 142.2%
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 2.46% $3.61 60.7%
CL Colgate Palmolive Co 2.44% $1.86 80.9%
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 1.32% $1.05 34.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Clorox pay a dividend?

Yes, Clorox has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. CLX has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is Clorox's next dividend?

CLX's next dividend date is Jan 24, 2023 (ex-date).

When was CLX's last dividend?

Clorox's last regular dividend was on Oct 25, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $1.18 per share.

How much dividend does Clorox pay (per share)?

CLX has paid dividend of $4.68 per share in the last year.

What is Clorox's dividend yield?

Clorox's current dividend yield is 3.14%.

How often does Clorox pay dividends?

Clorox pays dividends quarterly.

What is Clorox's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Clorox is 142.2%.

Does Clorox pay a good dividend?

Clorox's dividend yield is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector average.