Recent Sell: The Clorox Company (CLX)

ID-100266200-300x250 Recent Sell: The Clorox Company (CLX)I Sold out completely of  The Clorox Company (CLX)

15 shares @ $162.72 on 12/10/2018.

This decreased my forward 12-month dividend income by $46.08 to a total of $7,157.20

I also updated my portfolio page to reflect the change.

My Thoughts

I did not sell out of The Clorox Company because I thought it was a bad business or if the dividend is at risk.

I sold this company for two reasons. 

The first reason is that I felt that the stock was overvalued. At the time of sale, the company has a PE of about 28. This is compared to the normal PE of 20.9. I normally don’t sell if the stock valuation is fairly high. I only sell if it is extremely high in my view. I thought it was very high considering the low growth this company has to offer.

The second reason for this sell is because I thought I can invest the additional capital into a company that has higher earnings growth and higher dividend yield as well as dividend growth.

Which I have. 

I do plan to own Clorox again once I find the share price to be undervalued and see more growth in earnings.

CLX-stock-price Recent Sell: The Clorox Company (CLX)


What do you think about the company? Plan on owning it or already do? or why not?

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  1. How do you think about T?

    T is always getting down and down even though T has increased its dividends.

    Is T worth buying now?

    • Hi Paul! good to hear from you! I think is very much undervalued. I would be buying if I did not already have a large position. I may add one more lot before I say no more ATT, lol. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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