Kimberly-Clark Corporations in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 9.23% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -3.66% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -3.95% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a negative value of -15.16 compared to overall market performance. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has climbed 1.65% in the past week and advanced 7.82% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.83% and the outperformance has advanced to 5.89% for the last 4 weeks period.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.03 points or 0.02% at $123.55 with 1,035,986 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $123.32, the shares hit an intraday low of $123.0508 and an intraday high of $123.84 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $44,018 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 356,274,870 shares. The 52-week high of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) is $138.87 and the 52-week low is $111.3.
Kimberly Clark Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 24, 2017. The company reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $1.41. The company had revenue of $4544.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4545.59 million. The companys revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.42 EPS.
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Kimberly Clark Corp was Downgraded by Barclays on Jan 9, 2017 to Equal Weight, Lowers Price Target to $ 109 from a previous price target of $125 .Kimberly Clark Corp was Resumed by Wells Fargo to Market Perform on Nov 15, 2016.
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 2, 2017, Kimberly K Underhill (President, KCP) sold 4,000 shares at 120.95 per share price.On Nov 22, 2016, Thomas J. Mielke (SVP – General Counsel) sold 11,946 shares at 113.35 per share price.On Oct 27, 2016, Robert W Decherd (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 113.59 per share price.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the leading consumer products companies. Its global tissue, personal care and health care brands include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, Scott, Kimberly-Clark, Safeskin, Tecnol, Kimwipes and Wypall. Other brands well known outside the U.S. include Andrex, Scottex, Page, Popee and Kimbies. Kimberly-Clark also is a major producer of premium business, correspondence and technical papers. (Company Press Release)