Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 23,543 shares in the company, valued at $3,016,093.73. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 2,089 shares of the company's stock valued at $275,000 after buying an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. (VZ)'s shares price lost -1.09% with the closing value of $47.9 during Friday trading session. The shares now trade at $6.75 and have been able to report a change of -7.53% over the past one week. It has outperformed by 66.57% the S&P500.

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. Telemus Capital Llc sold 4,582 shares as the company's stock declined 7.31% with the market.

The personal care company reported revenue of $4.50 billion for the first quarter of 2017. Telemus Capital Llc who had been investing in Celanese Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.17 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $99.83. Accident Compensation Corp now owns 18,254 shares of the company's stock worth $2,148,000 after buying an additional 5,454 shares during the last quarter. Kimberly-Clark's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 64.21%. KMB underperformed the S&P500 by 30.33%.

British Columbia Investment Management Corp, which manages about $14.19B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Air Prods & Chems Inc (NYSE:APD) by 9,646 shares to 122,506 shares, valued at $20.10M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

This is an increase from Kimberly-Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $0.97.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 0.96 in 2017Q3.


Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 252.01 million shares or 2.69% more from 245.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Marco Investment Mngmt Ltd stated it has 63,227 shares. United Svcs Automobile Association reported 399,678 shares. Covenant Multifamily Offices Ltd Co holds 0.95% or 11,965 shares in its portfolio. This is a positive change from Kimberly-Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $0.97. Kimberly Clark Corp now has $35.02 billion valuation. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark by 305.9% during the 2nd quarter. Tompkins Corporation invested in 23,029 shares. One Association reported 0.15% stake. Another trade for 23,158 shares valued at $2.77 million was sold by Underhill Kimberly K. Cetera Advisor Ntwk Ltd Co reported 45,671 shares stake. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by CLSA. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt Inc owns 142,215 shares. First Financial In holds 0.33% or 4,270 shares. 5,689 are held by Retail Bank Of The West. Bbva Compass Comml Bank has 32,439 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Kimberly-Clark's revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

In total 8 analysts cover Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB). Therefore 13% are positive. A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, September 17 by Zacks. Citigroup lowered Kimberly-Clark from a neutral rating to a sell rating and set a $113.00 target price for the company.in a research note on Monday, December 11th. (NASDAQ:MB) on Wednesday, February 14 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Monday, November 13 to "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Thursday, January 4. The stock has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, July 21 with "Neutral". On Tuesday, October 24 the stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo.

Analysts await Apple Inc. It says it now expects revenue for the year to be up 2% to 3% compared to 2017. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.90-7.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.94.

Among 54 analysts covering Apple Inc.

Among 42 analysts covering Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 15 Hold. Although the popular stocks that receive a high level of media coverage tend to recover quicker after a sell-off, there may be plenty of under the radar stocks that are ripe for buying. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. Nomura maintained Apple Inc. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30 with "Hold". Barclays Capital maintained Apple Inc. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) on Friday, January 26 to "Sector Weight" rating. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Wednesday, April 4 by Goldman Sachs. The insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.73 million. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Td Asset reported 319,949 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. Many market traders also use moving averages to determine profitable entry and exit points into specific securities. 62 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. Atalanta Sosnoff Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Time Warner Inc. Citigroup Incorporated holds 0% or 319 shares. Saturna Corp, Washington-based fund reported 231,700 shares. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IVV) by 11,953 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 547,541 shares, and cut its stake in Pg&E Corp (NYSE:PCG).

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