The company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.06. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.42% the S&P500.
Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc increased its stake in Weyerhaeuser (WY) by 1.7% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Visa Inc Cl A now has $255.84B valuation. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.13 on November 10, reaching $36.14. About 11,967 shares traded. It has outperformed by 22.92% the S&P500. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a twelve month low of $109.67 and a twelve month high of $136.21. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, March 10 to "Hold". Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $12200 target in Thursday, July 6 report. The rating was maintained by UBS on Tuesday, October 25 with "Neutral". The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 0 Buy, 0 Strong Buy, 0 Sell, 0 Hold and 12.
Want to see what other hedge funds are holding KMB? The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 19 by Goldman Sachs. (NYSE:JNPR) stake by 32,698 shares to 318,395 valued at $8.88 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced its holding in Genesee & Wyo Inc (NYSE:GWR) by 53,530 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 71,770 shares, and cut its stake in Cvs Corp (NYSE:CVS). Tetra Tech Inc New (NASDAQ:TTEK) was reduced too.
Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $920,237 activity. LAURO JEFFREY ALAN bought $11,750 worth of stock or 50 shares. Shares for $2.58M were sold by Mielke Thomas J.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.76 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.81, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It also increased its holding in Genesco (NYSE:GCO) by 80,081 shares in the quarter, for a total of 211,601 shares, and has risen its stake in Hudson Technolgies (NASDAQ:HDSN). 64 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,009,880 shares of the company's stock worth $259,496,000 after acquiring an additional 1,514,722 shares during the period.
Associated Banc holds 7.51% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp for 1.02 million shares. 16,591 were reported by Johnson Inv Counsel.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. Boston Advsr Limited has 0.89% invested in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) for 299,272 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company invested in 999,380 shares or 0.58% of the stock. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had a return on equity of 666.97% and a net margin of 11.89%. Coldstream Capital Mngmt holds 8,759 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. The company reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.54 by $0.06. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0.01% or 13,695 shares. Its up 0.03, from 0.73 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 44 investors sold V shares while 564 reduced holdings. Smith Salley And Assoc owns 64,827 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv holds 5,540 shares. Montgomery Invest Management Incorporated reported 78,800 shares.
Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc.is an immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company. Ig Management holds 0.19% or 388,557 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Raffles Associates Lp has 0.56% invested in the company for 33,040 shares. Blackrock has invested 0% in Pacific Ethanol Inc (NASDAQ:PEIX). The California-based Cornerstone Capital Inc. has invested 3.3% in the stock. 273,806 were accumulated by Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh. Crestwood Advsrs Grp Inc Ltd Liability reported 0.19% stake. Washington Bank & Trust stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Pacific Ethanol Inc (NASDAQ:PEIX). (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on February, 14. Pax World Management LLC now owns 2,784 shares of the company's stock valued at $359,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter.
Among 39 analysts covering Visa Inc. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Therefore 100% are positive.
KMB has been the topic of a number of analyst reports.
More notable recent Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Kimberly-Clark Corp's (KMB) CEO Thomas Falk on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call ..." on October 23, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: "Kimberly-Clark Corp Q3 Profit Rises 3%" published on October 23, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: "Kimberly-Clark blames record-low birthrates in the USA and South Korea for weak ..." on October 24, 2017. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, October 25 report. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $40.26 bln. The firm has "Mkt Perform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, July 24. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 24 by Rodman & Reshaw. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $123 target. Roth Capital has "Buy" rating and $800 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Buckingham Research.
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