Clorox To Trade Ex-Div

DividendChannel.com

According to DividendChannel.com, on 7/25/11, Clorox Co. (CLX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.60, payable on 8/12/11. As a percentage of CLX's recent stock price of $74.22, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%.

Below is a dividend history chart for CLX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.60 declared by Clorox Co.:

CLX Dividend History


Date

Div*


04/25/11

0.550


01/25/11

0.550


10/25/10

0.550


07/26/10

0.550


04/26/10

0.500


01/26/10

0.500


10/26/09

0.500


07/23/09

0.500


04/23/09

0.460


01/26/09

0.460


10/24/08

0.460


07/24/08

0.460


04/23/08

0.400


10/29/07

0.400


07/25/07

0.400


04/25/07

0.310


01/29/07

0.310


10/27/06

0.290


07/27/06

0.290


04/26/06

0.290


01/25/06

0.290


10/27/05

0.280


07/27/05

0.280


04/26/05

0.280


01/27/05

0.280


10/27/04

0.270


07/26/04

0.270


04/26/04

0.270


01/27/04

0.270


10/28/03

0.270


07/29/03

0.270


04/28/03

0.220


01/29/03

0.220


10/29/02

0.220


07/29/02

0.210


04/26/02

0.210


01/29/02

0.210


10/29/01

0.210


07/30/01

0.210


04/26/01

0.210


01/29/01

0.210


10/27/00

0.210


07/27/00

0.210


04/26/00

0.200


01/27/00

0.200


10/27/99

0.200


07/28/99

0.200


04/28/99

0.180


01/25/99

0.180


10/21/98

0.180


07/22/98

0.180


04/22/98

0.160


01/28/98

0.160


10/22/97

0.160


07/24/97

0.160


04/23/97

0.145


01/29/97

0.145


10/23/96

0.145


07/24/96

0.145


04/24/96

0.133


01/24/96

0.133


10/25/95

0.133


* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.




In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CLX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.23% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CLX makes up 2.37% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY) which is trading higher by about 0.4% on the day Thursday.

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CLX operates in the Consumer Goods sector, among companies like Estee Lauder Cos., Inc. (EL) which is up about 0.4% today, and Sony Corp (SNE) trading lower by about 0.7%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CLX, versus EL and SNE.

CLX,EL,SNE Relative Performance Chart

In Thursday trading, Clorox Co. shares are currently off about 0.2% on the day.