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WD-40 has the Lowest EPS Growth in the Household Products Industry (WDFC, CLX, CHD, KMB, CENT)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Household Products industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

WD-40 ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 384.6%. Following is Clorox with a EPS growth of 661.6%. Church & Dwight ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 857.9%.

Kimberly-Clark follows with a EPS growth of 947.6%, and Central Garden and Pet rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 170,714.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of WD-40 on January 10th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $109.16. Since that call, shares of WD-40 have fallen 7.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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