SOURCE: The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company

September 13, 2011 20:00 ET

Clorox Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of 60 Cents per Share

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 60 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Nov. 14, 2011, to stockholders of record on Oct. 26, 2011.

"We remain committed to supporting our dividend and returning excess cash to stockholders," said Chairman and CEO Don Knauss. "We've increased total annual dividends paid to Clorox stockholders every year for the past 34 years. Over the past five years, we've doubled the dividend from $1.20 to $2.40 per share."

The Clorox Company
The Clorox Company is a leading manufacturer and marketer of consumer products with 8,100 employees and fiscal year 2011 revenues of $5.2 billion. Clorox markets some of consumers' most trusted and recognized brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Green Works® naturally derived home care products, Pine-Sol® cleaners, Poett® home care products, Fresh Step® cat litter, Kingsford® charcoal, Hidden Valley® and K C Masterpiece® dressings and sauces, Brita® water-filtration products, Glad® bags, wraps and containers, and Burt's Bees® natural personal care products. Nearly 90 percent of Clorox Company brands hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories. The company's products are manufactured in more than two dozen countries and marketed in more than 100 countries. Clorox is committed to making a positive difference in the communities where its employees work and live. Founded in 1980, The Clorox Company Foundation has awarded cash grants totaling more than $84 million to nonprofit organizations, schools and colleges. In fiscal year 2011 alone, the foundation awarded $4 million in cash grants, and Clorox made product donations valued at $13 million. For more information about Clorox, visit www.TheCloroxCompany.com.