Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) : Cornerstone Capital reduced its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp by 2.45% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 137,242 shares of Kimberly Clark Corp which is valued at $17.7 Million after selling 3,440 shares in Kimberly Clark Corp , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 12, 2016.Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approximately 3.93% of Cornerstone Capital’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Paradigm Asset Management Co reduced its stake in KMB by selling 5,500 shares or 13.74% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 34,516 shares of KMB which is valued at $4.5 Million. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.84% of Paradigm Asset Management Co’s portfolio.Aston Asset Management reduced its stake in KMB by selling 7,175 shares or 44.08% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,101 shares of KMB which is valued at $1.2 Million. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.72% of Aston Asset Management’s portfolio.Matrix Asset Advisors Incny boosted its stake in KMB in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 722 additional shares and now holds a total of 33,533 shares of Kimberly Clark Corp which is valued at $4.3 Million. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.84% of Matrix Asset Advisors Incny’s portfolio.Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc boosted its stake in KMB in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 10,907 additional shares and now holds a total of 19,292 shares of Kimberly Clark Corp which is valued at $2.5 Million. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.19% of Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc’s portfolio.Commerce Bank reduced its stake in KMB by selling 4,266 shares or 3.72% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 110,550 shares of KMB which is valued at $13.8 Million. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.23% of Commerce Bank’s portfolio.
Kimberly Clark Corp closed down -0.74 points or -0.58% at $126.06 with 18,43,014 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $127.12, the shares hit an intraday low of $125.73 and an intraday high of $127.41 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Kimberly Clark Corp reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Apr 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.51. The company had revenue of $4476.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4544.56 million. The company’s revenue was down -4.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.
Investors should note that on May 4, 2016, Kimberly Clark Corp announced a cash dividend of $0.9200. The company’s management has announced Jun 8, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 10, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jul 5, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Kimberly Clark Corp. Shares were Downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Apr 25, 2016 to ” Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $145 .Shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 25, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 134 from a previous price target of $143 .
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company’s operating segments are based on product groupings. The Company operates in three segments which include Personal Care which offers solutions and products such as disposable diapers training and youth pants swimpants baby wipes feminine and incontinence care products and other related products; Consumer Tissue offers products such as facial and bathroom tissue paper towels napkins and related products and K-C Professional (KCP) offers solutions and supporting products such as apparel wipers soaps sanitizers tissue and towels. The Company’s brands include Huggies Pull-Ups Little Swimmers GoodNites DryNites Kotex U by Kotex Intimus Depend Plenitud Poise Kleenex Scott Cottonelle Viva Andrex Scottex Neve WypAll Kimtech and Jackson Safety among others.