$0.20 EPS Expected for Celestica (CLS), Clorox Co (CLX) Covered By 2 Bullish Analysts Last Week

July 14, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Among 13 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. The Clorox Company had 27 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 5 with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets initiated the shares of CLX in report on Friday, December 16 with “Outperform” rating. Morgan Stanley upgraded Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) on Friday, December 16 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Friday, September 16. The stock of Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 3 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, June 30. JP Morgan maintained Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) rating on Wednesday, May 4. JP Morgan has “Underweight” rating and $123 target. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 7. See Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) latest ratings:

30/06/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $115.0000 Maintain
12/06/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $136.0000 Maintain
05/05/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $136.00 Maintain
19/04/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $138.00 Maintain
21/03/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral New Target: $136.00 Initiates Coverage On

Analysts expect Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) to report $0.20 EPS on July, 20.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 20.00% from last quarter’s $0.25 EPS. CLS’s profit would be $28.65 million giving it 17.19 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.24 EPS previously, Celestica Inc’s analysts see -16.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.1 on July 13, reaching $13.75. About shares traded. Celestica Inc (NYSE:CLS) has risen 35.94% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.24% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $130.82. About shares traded. Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.02% the S&P500.

Since February 15, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 selling transactions for $7.97 million activity. 8 shares were bought by Dorer Benno O, worth $1,091 on Wednesday, March 8. JOHNSON THOMAS D sold $1.42M worth of stock or 10,626 shares. 16,427 shares were sold by Foster James E, worth $2.10 million on Wednesday, February 15. Costello Michael R. also sold $952,043 worth of Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX) on Thursday, March 9. 25,610 shares were sold by Vlahos Nikolaos A, worth $3.50 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 67 investors sold Clorox Co shares while 261 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 222 raised stakes. 86.03 million shares or 0.25% less from 86.24 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. One National Association has invested 0.08% in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX). Country Trust National Bank accumulated 0% or 150 shares. Woodley Farra Manion Port invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX). Ancora Advsr Llc holds 555 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Delta Asset Mgmt Lc Tn has 100 shares. Essex Financial Incorporated reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX). 13,585 were reported by Victory Mngmt. 128,246 were reported by Manufacturers Life Com The. Boston Advsr Ltd Liability Com reported 5,382 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Joel Isaacson Communications Limited Liability Com accumulated 850 shares. Investec Asset Management, United Kingdom-based fund reported 45,412 shares. 8,200 are held by Davis R M. Kbc Group Inc Nv invested in 0.16% or 133,966 shares. Cypress Cap Grp, Florida-based fund reported 6,309 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems reported 0.05% in Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX).

The Clorox Company is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products. The company has market cap of $16.79 billion. The Firm sells its products primarily through mass retail outlets, e-commerce channels, wholesale distributors and medical supply distributors. It has a 25.85 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through four divisions: Cleaning, Household, Lifestyle and International.

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