Stock price performance of Kimberly-Clark Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 7.64% 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 -4.13% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -5.89% . 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. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 4.05% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.23%.The 200 Day SMA reached 1.46%
Based on the Stock Research Kimberly-Clark Corporation Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 70.32. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has climbed 0.46% in the past week and advanced 4.39% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.34% and the outperformance has advanced to 3.46% for the last 4 weeks period.
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 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.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $121.76 and hit $122.32 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $121.54, with a gain of 0.11% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,591,807 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $138.87 and the company has a market cap of $43,530 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $111.3 .
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)