Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -0.8% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.82% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 1.15% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -1.01% in the past 4 weeks.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0.53% and the fifty day Moving Average is 2.89%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is up 0.55% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 2.17%.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) has been rated by 7 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $146 and the lowest price target forecast is $114. The average forecast of all the analysts is $134 and the expected standard deviation is $11.9.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $128.51 with an intraday high of $129.84. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $127.89. However, the stock managed to close at $128.24, a loss of 0.12% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $128.4. The total traded volume of the day was 1,454,835 shares.
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.