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Discussing hospital cleaning protocols, with Clorox CEO Donald Knauss.
Clorox CEO Donald Knauss, discusses efforts to educate consumers on how to protect against Ebola. He also discusses the disease's impact on sales.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and adjusted profit, helped by strong demand for household products.
Oct 31- U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and adjusted profit, helped by strong demand for its household products and price increases in international markets. Net income from continuing operations rose to $145 million, or $1.10 per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, from $139 million, or $1.05 per...
Oct 31- U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co reported a nearly 34 percent drop in quarterly net profit, hurt by a strong dollar, and higher trade promotion spending. Net profit fell to $90 million, or 68 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, from $136 million, or $1.03 per share, a year earlier. From continuing operations, the company earned $145 million or...
Earnings from Exxon and Chevron, and September data on consumer spending, income and inflation are highlights ahead of Friday's opening bell.
Don't worry, be happy. Jim Cramer says these stocks are not affected by the Federal Reserve's announcement to end its bond buying program.
The Fed is expected to end its quantitative easing program—the much-anticipated action that's been at the very heart of the market's fears.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- The stock market quaked on Wednesday after a week of tremors, but financial advisers and stockbrokers stuck largely to their scripts. "We've preconditioned people not to get spooked too much on short-term movement," Mike Frazier, president of Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling in Walnut Creek, California said Wednesday morning as the Dow...
NEW YORK, Oct 10- Armored AutoGroup Inc is exploring an initial public offering that could value the maker of car care products at more than $1.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Armored AutoGroup's owner, private equity firm Avista Capital Partners, is in talks with investment banks, including JPMorgan Chase& Co, about the...
Sept 27- U.S. cleaning products maker Clorox Co said the Venezuelan government's takeover of two of its plants after the company pulled out of the country raised "grave concerns" about the safety of workers and surrounding communities.
CARACAS, Sept 23- Hundreds of workers protested on Tuesday outside the Venezuelan operation of U.S. home cleaning products maker Clorox Co, which is pulling out of the South American nation, state media said.
Investors continued to grapple with the Dow's triple-digit selloff with the core catalyst unclear. Is it a sign of trouble to come?
NEW YORK, Sept 22- Clorox Co's shares hit a new year-high on Monday and volume on the home cleaning products maker's options soared after the company said it is discontinuing its Venezuela operations and will look to divest its assets as the business is no longer viable.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
That Clorox plans to exit the Venezuelan market might be a boon for the home cleaning products maker, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Sept 22- Home cleaning products maker Clorox Co said it was discontinuing operations in Venezuela as the business was no longer viable and that it was looking to sell its assets there. Venezuela devalued its currency bolivar last year, which forced a number of consumer goods companies such as Colgate-Palmolive Co and Avon Products Inc to slash product prices.
Sept 22- Home cleaning products maker Clorox Co said it was discontinuing operations in Venezuela and was seeking to sell its assets in the country.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.