OAKLAND, CA — The Clorox Company
recently released its figures from the 2010 fiscal third quarter, which included a rise in profit over the year-ago quarter, according to a press release
Profits for the Clorox Company were $165 million, up from $153 million in the same period last year, the release stated.
Net sales for the company rose 1.2 percent from the year-ago quarter to $1.37 billion, the release noted.
According to the release, analysts had predicted average earnings of $1.08 per share for the period, and that is what the actual earnings came out to be.
When compared to the third quarter of fiscal year 2009, Clorox''s sales grew by 1 percent and overall volume grew by 3 percent, the release added.