Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has climbed 1.08% in the past week and advanced 5.03% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.3% and the outperformance has advanced to 4.07% for the last 4 weeks period.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): The stock opened at $133.00 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $133.00 for the day. The stock traded down to $131.09 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $132.40 with a loss of -0.49% for the day. The stock had closed at $133.05 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,964,368 shares.
The company shares have rallied 21.50% from its 1 Year high price. On Apr 11, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $138.76 and the one year low was seen on Sep 10, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $128.62 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $129.25.
On the companys insider trading activities, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Macquillan Sandra, officer (SVP Chief Supply Chain Officer) of Kimberly Clark Corp, had unloaded 5,080 shares at an average price of $129.75 in a transaction dated on May 12, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $659,130.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. In a research note released to the investors, Deutsche Bank downgrades its rating on Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).The analysts at the brokerage house have a current rating of Hold on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Buy by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on April 25, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 0.58% of Kimberly-Clark Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -12.3% . Institutional Investors own 71.55% of Kimberly-Clark Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -9.64%.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Companys 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 Companys 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.