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CLX Clorox PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The current P/E ratio for Clorox stock as of Jul 24, 2024 is 68.45. This is calculated based on the current EPS of $1.94 and the stock price of $132.8 per share. The PE ratio has decreased by 56% from the past four quarters average of 155.1.

CLX PE ratio history

How has CLX's PE ratio performed in the past

The average historical PE ratio of Clorox for the last ten years is 47.59. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 68.45 is 44% more than the historical average. In the past ten years, CLX's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2023 quarter at 259.41, when the stock price was $158.24 and the EPS was $0.61. The lowest point was recorded in the Dec 2020 quarter, when it reached 20.8 with a price of $201.92 and an EPS of $9.71.


Clorox PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 249.67% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -13.49% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 131.44 249.67%
2022 37.59 18.24%
2021 31.79 8.09%
2020 29.41 23.31%
2019 23.85 12.34%
2018 21.23 -13.49%
2017 24.54 -11.15%
2016 27.62 18.14%
2015 23.38 10.23%
2014 21.21 11.46%

CLX average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CLX for the past years

The current PE ratio of CLX is above its 10-year historical average, but it is lower than the 3 and 5-year averages.

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CLX PE vs peers

What is CLX's PE ratio compared to its peers

CLX's PE ratio is above its peer stock CHD.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 31.51 $24.58B
CLX Clorox Co 68.99 $16.62B

Frequently asked questions

What is Clorox's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CLX stock is 68.45 as of Jul 24, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Clorox (CLX)?

As an average over the last 3 years, CLX stock has a PE ratio of 106.06.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Clorox (CLX)?

As an average over the last 5 years, CLX stock has a PE ratio of 72.15.

What is the highest PE ratio for CLX?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 259.41 in the Mar 2023 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CLX compare to its historical average?

The current price to earnings ratio of CLX is 44% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is CLX's PE ratio calculated (Clorox PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the P/E ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months earnings per share(EPS). As of today (Jul 24, 2024), Clorox's stock price is $132.8. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $1.94. Therefore, Clorox's price to earnings ratio for today is 68.45. PE RATIO(68.45) = STOCK PRICE($132.8) / TTM EPS($1.94)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.