| Clorox is a manufacturer and marketer of consumer products. Co. operates through four reportable segments: Health and Wellness, which consists of cleaning, disinfecting and other products mainly marketed and sold in the U.S.; Household, which consists of bags and wraps, cat litter and grilling products marketed and sold in the U.S.; Lifestyle, which consists of food, natural personal care products and water-filtration products marketed and sold in the U.S.; and International, which consists of products sold outside the U.S., such as laundry additives, home care products, water-filtration products, digestive health products, grilling products, and natural personal care products. |
When researching a stock like Clorox, many investors are the most familiar with Fundamental Analysis — looking at a company's balance sheet, earnings, revenues, and what's happening in that company's underlying business. Investors who use Fundamental Analysis to identify good stocks to buy or sell can also benefit from CLX Technical Analysis to help find a good entry or exit point. Technical Analysis is blind to the fundamentals and looks only at the trading data for CLX stock — the real life supply and demand for the stock over time — and examines that data in different ways. One of these ways is called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI. This popular indicator, originally developed in the 1970's by J. Welles Wilder, looks at a 14-day moving average of a stock's gains on its up days, versus its losses on its down days. The resulting CLX RSI is a value that measures momentum, oscillating between "oversold" and "overbought" on a scale of zero to 100. A reading below 30 is viewed to be oversold, which a bullish investor could look to as a sign that the selling is in the process of exhausting itself, and look for entry point opportunities. A reading above 70 is viewed to be overbought, which could indicate that a rally in progress is starting to get crowded with buyers. If the rally has been a long one, that could be a sign that a pullback is overdue.