Clorox Stock 2012 Trades (CLX Stock)

Clorox Stock has been in my portfolio since 2009. CLOROX STOCK symbol is CLX and it trades on the New York Stock Exchange. Clorox Stock is an old stock. It has been trading on the Stock Exchange for decades. Since 2000 Clorox Stock dividend has increased 200 percent. There have been two stocks splits in the late 1990’s. A 2:1 stock split in 1997 and another 2:1 split in 1999.

Clorox  is a profitable company in the Household Products Industry Sector. Earnings per share is up 114% over last year at $4.04. Cash flow is decent at $5.38 per share. The PE is 18 times while the industry average is 21.74 times. Analysts in general are somewhat negative on Clorox Stock earnings growth going forward. To learn more select this Clorox Stock link to view Clorox investors relations pages.

Clorox Stock Chart

Clorox Stock has been trading for decades on the New York Exchange

Clorox Stock (CLX Stock) Investment Strategy

The investment strategy for Clorox Stock is Put Selling at what I believe is fair value and if assigned shares, collect the dividend while selling covered calls to be exercised out of the stock. I am not interested in holding Clorox Stock for more than a few months at best so I will probably sell in the money covered calls if assigned shares of Clorox Stock.

Review CLOROX Stock Trades For 2011
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Clorox Stock Trades For 2012

Current Clorox Stock Status – Year 4

CLOROX STOCK TRADE STATS:
Capital Currently In Use:
$54520.75
Income Earned in 2012: $10668.75
Total Income Earned Since Trade Started In 2009: $31413.00
Total Of My Own Capital Required If All Naked Puts Were Assigned: $23107.75
Number Of Shares If All Naked Puts Were Assigned: 800
Share Price Valuation (Total Capital Required/Number of shares): $28.88


Date Stock At
Time Of
Trade
Action Taken (All Figures Are US Dollars)
ACTIVE TRADES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
Comm. Shares
Held
Capital
In Use
Gain/Loss Total
Income
Nov 23 2011 63.53 Final CLOROX Stock Trade for 2011 / Sold 5 Naked Puts 21JAN12 $62.50 for $1.20 (status: expired) 13.25 31263.25 586.75 20744.25
END OF 2011 TRADES

Jan 13 2012 67.80 Sold 5 CLOROX Stock Naked Puts 17MAR12 $62.50 for $.47 (status: expired) 13.25 60019.50 221.75 20966.00
Jan 20 2012 69.99 January Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts 21JAN12 $62.50 expired
Feb 13 2012 67.95 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 17MAR12 $65.00 for .70 (status:expired) 13.25 32513.25 336.75 21302.75
Feb 27 2012 67.35 Bought 500 shares for $67.35  (Sold Mar 15 for $68.75) 7.00 500 (33682.00)
Feb 27 2012 67.35 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 21APR12 $65.00 for .75 (status:expired) 13.25 32513.25 361.75 21664.50
Mar 15 2012 68.75 Sold 500 shares Clorox Stock for $68.75 7.00 0 34368.00 686.00 22350.50
Mar 16 2012 68.21 March Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts Mar $62.50 expired
Apr 20 2012 70.24 April Options Expiry 5 Naked Puts Apr $65 expired
May 4 2012 66.95 Bought 500 shares for $66.95  (Sold June 15 for $73.25) 7.00 500 (33482.00)
May 4 2012 66.95 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 16JUN12 $65.00 for $1.05 (status:expired) 13.25 32513.25 511.75 22862.25
May 21 2012 67.50 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 21JUL12 $65.00 for $.80 (status:expired) 13.25 32513.25 386.75 23249.00
June 15 2012 73.25 Sold 500 shares for $73.25 7.00 0 36618.00 3136.00 26385.00
June 15 2012 72.56 June Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts June $65 expired
June 25 2012 70.50 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 18AUG12 $65.00 for $.40 (status: expired) 13.25 32513.25 186.75 26571.75
July 20 2012 72.24 July Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts June $65 expired
Aug 8 2012 70.80 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 22SEP12 $67.50 for .68 (status: expired)
13.25 37763.25 326.75 26898.50
Aug 17 2012 72.39 August Options Expiry: 5 Naked Puts 18AUG12 $65 expired
Sep 14 2012 70.74 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 19JAN13 $67.50 for $1.32 (status: BTC for .10 cents Dec 31)
13.25 33763.25 646.75 27545.25
Sep 17 2012 69.75 Sold 3 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 19JAN13 $65 for .93  (Status: Expired)
Comments: To Understand this trade read this Clorox Stock Article
10.75 19510.75 268.25 27813.50
Sep 17 2012 69.75 Bought 500 shares of Clorox Stock (CLX) for $69.75 7.00 500 (34882.00)
Sep 17 2012 69.80 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 20OCT12 $67.50 for .88 13.25 33763.25 426.75 28240.25
Sep 18 2012 70.96 Sold 500 shares of Clorox Stock (CLX) for $70.96 7.00 0 35473.00 591.00 28831.25
Sep 21 2012 71.40 Sep Options Expiry 5 Sept $67.50 naked puts expired
Oct 19 2012 74.99 Oct Options Expiry 5 Clorox Stock Naked Putt $67.50 expired
Comments: With Clorox Stock at $75 it is now overvalued. This article describes the change in my Put Selling strategy on Clorox Stock
Oct 31 2012 71.35 Sold 5 Clorox Stock Naked Puts 22DEC12 $72.50 for $2.10 (status: expired)
13.25 (36263.25) 1036.75 29868.00
Nov 1 2012 72.25 Bought 500 shares of Clorox Stock for $72.25 (Note change in commission rate) 5.00 (36130.00)
Nov 23 2012 74.50 Sold 500 shares of Clorox Stock for $74.50 5.00 37245.00 1115.00 30983.00
Dec 21 2012 74.02 Dec Options Expiry: $72.50 Clorox Stock Naked Puts Expired
Dec 31 2012 72.40 Sold 5 Clorox Stock 16FEB13 $70.00 Puts for $1.00  (Status: BTC Jan 21 for .05)
10.00 35010.00 490.00 31473.00
Dec 31 2012 73.00 Buy To Close (BTC) 5 naked puts Clorox Stock 19JAN13 $67.50 for .10 cents 10.00 (60.00) 31413.00
End of 2012 Trades = Return = 19%