The Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Joanna Estrada
September 16, 2017

It has a 10.61 P/E ratio. The Company's Personal Care segment offers various solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth trousers, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products.

The stock of Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) is a huge mover today! About 799,198 shares traded. It is down 0.32% since September 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 17.21% the S&P500. It was reported on Sep, 15 by Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2016Q3.

Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) traded up 0.13% on Friday, reaching $120.99. 31 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. Gabelli Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 235,300 shares.

In other news, Director Robert W. Decherd bought 1,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since September 12, 2016 and is uptrending. 14,437 are owned by Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0 per share.

Ns Advisors Llc holds 6.97% of its portfolio in Frequency Electronics, Inc. for 458,510 shares. Country Club Trust Na invested in 0.05% or 2,863 shares. Moreover, Qv Investors Inc. has 1.77% invested in the company for 548,997 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) for 58,828 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.06% or 50,269 shares in its portfolio. ENRIGHT PATRICK G also sold $2.68 million worth of Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CORT) shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $120.95, for a total value of $483,800.00. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 130.00% or $0.13 from last year's $0.1 per share.

06/09/2017 - Berenberg Bank began new coverage on Kimberly-Clark Corporation giving the company a "hold" rating.

Telephone and Data Systems, a diversified telecommunications company. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. Therefore 7% are positive. Kimberly Clark Corp has a 12 month low of $111.30 and a 12 month high of $138.87. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $132.86. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Kimberly-Clark Corporation will post $6.21 earnings per share for the current year.

07/26/2017 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Jefferies. Zacks downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, September 17 report. As per Friday, March 10, the company rating was downgraded by Societe Generale. The stock of Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (NYSE:DO) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 19 by Zephrin Group. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to "Buy" on Tuesday, May 2. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, June 29 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, November 18 by Stephens.

Since April 29, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $4.16 million activity. Alabama-based Regions Corporation has invested 0.35% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Fiduciary Trust reported 32,177 shares. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter.

Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. trimmed its position in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) by 3.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Nokomis Capital L.L.C. owns 394,148 shares or 2.47% of their USA portfolio. The Sather Financial Group Inc holds 49,962 shares with $4.51M value, down from 64,794 last quarter. The California-based Cornerstone Capital Inc. has invested 3.29% in the stock. Cullinan Associate stated it has 2,007 shares.

About 667,015 shares traded. Wealthtrust Fairport Lc invested 0.42% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $119.00 target price on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. They now have a United States dollars 128 price target on the stock. The last stock price is down -5.95% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has increased 0.04% over the same time period. KMB was included in 5 notes of analysts from October 25, 2016. The stock of Oaktree Capital Group LLC (NYSE:OAK) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) earned "Underperform" rating by CLSA on Wednesday, October 26. Mielke Thomas J. sold $2.58M worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) on Tuesday, May 16. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) rating on Friday, May 26. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 9 by Barclays Capital.

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