Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Hits New 52-Week High and Low at $98.31

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc bought 3,031 shares as the company's stock declined 10.91% with the market. The institutional investor held 240,120 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $22.29M, up from 112,567 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide.The firm is worth $35.02 billion. KMB touched $100.03 during the last trading session after $3.31 change.Kimberly-Clark Corporation is downtrending after having declined 18.78% since April 22, 2017. The daily trading volume has averaged 2.42 million shares a day in past 3 months.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has seen its SMA20 which is now -7.23%. KMB underperformed by 30.33% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Msci South Africa Index (EZA) by 34,385 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 97,058 shares, and cut its stake in Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT). The institutional investor held 201,972 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.37 million, down from 266,223 at the end of the previous reported quarter. At $91.03 PT, the company's valuation could be $3.15B less. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 2,475,994 shares of the company's stock valued at $319,676,000 after purchasing an additional 2,429,085 shares in the last quarter. Most recently the shares moved -2.66% landing at a price of $100.03. Moog Inc. (NYSE:MOG.A) has risen 27.46% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

Short interest or otherwise called the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted is another data that investors use to get a handle on sentiment. Its down 0.03, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. Capital Research Global Investors lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark by 46.6% during the 2nd quarter. 344 grew stakes while 99 funds took stakes.

Net income reported during the quarter was $97 million. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.09% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Northstar holds 1,833 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Lp accumulated 8,351 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Covenant Multifamily Offices Ltd Co holds 0.95% or 11,965 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 594,577 shares. Adage Partners Group Limited holds 0.14% or 498,033 shares in its portfolio. Burney stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Walter And Keenan Consulting Mi Adv, a Indiana-based fund reported 3,250 shares. 146.17 million shares or 47.74% less from 279.70 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.21% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Zacks Management reported 7,486 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. California-based Assetmark has invested 0% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Therefore 13% are positive.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) has been given an average price target of $120.93 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30 with "Hold". On Tuesday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral".

Among 23 analysts covering The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 15 Hold. Over the past week, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has performed -5.49%.

New England Mngmt has 1.73% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). The stock now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of $123.07. The business posted revenue of $4,582.00 million for the three-month period, below -$16.65 million, compared to analysts' forecasts of $4,598.65 million with a surprise factor of 0.36%.

News headlines about Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Jefferies. Argus Research downgraded Gilead Sciences, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, January 22. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of MOG.A in report on Monday, January 29 with "Sell" rating. The company was maintained on Monday, August 10 by Deutsche Bank. Finally, Barclays set a $119.00 price objective on shares of Kimberly-Clark and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Wednesday, July 26.

Leucadia National Corp, which manages about $1.30 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in New York Reit Inc (NYSE:NYRT) by 400,000 shares to 400,000 shares, valued at $1.57 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also upped State Str Corp (NYSE:STT) stake by 125,800 shares and now owns 1.24 million shares. Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) was raised too.



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