Clorox To Trade Ex-Div

DividendChannel.com
21 July 2011

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
CLX,EL,SNE Relative Performance Chart

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