Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) SVP Sandra Macquillan sold 16,848 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.76, for a total transaction of $2,169,348.48. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 26,934 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,468,021.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Sandra Macquillan also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, May 9th, Sandra Macquillan sold 5,385 shares of Kimberly Clark stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $126.15, for a total transaction of $679,317.75.
  • On Wednesday, April 24th, Sandra Macquillan sold 6,774 shares of Kimberly Clark stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $124.87, for a total transaction of $845,869.38.

Shares of KMB stock opened at $128.93 on Monday. Kimberly Clark Corp has a 52 week low of $99.36 and a 52 week high of $132.47. The company has a market capitalization of $44.33 billion, a PE ratio of 19.51, a P/E/G ratio of 3.76 and a beta of 0.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 51.24, a current ratio of 0.73 and a quick ratio of 0.47.

Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 22nd. The company reported $1.66 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.54 by $0.12. Kimberly Clark had a net margin of 9.63% and a return on equity of 5,637.04%. The firm had revenue of $4.63 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.55 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.71 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that Kimberly Clark Corp will post 6.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 7th will be paid a $1.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 6th. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.20%. Kimberly Clark’s dividend payout ratio is presently 62.33%.

KMB has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kimberly Clark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $138.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, April 15th. Argus upgraded shares of Kimberly Clark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, April 23rd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Kimberly Clark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 23rd. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Kimberly Clark from $113.00 to $124.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 12th. Finally, Barclays restated a “hold” rating and set a $109.00 price objective on shares of Kimberly Clark in a research note on Friday, January 25th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $120.24.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in KMB. Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC grew its position in Kimberly Clark by 1.1% during the first quarter. Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC now owns 8,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $995,000 after buying an additional 84 shares during the period. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Kimberly Clark by 4.3% during the first quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,061 shares of the company’s stock valued at $255,000 after buying an additional 85 shares during the period. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. grew its position in Kimberly Clark by 5.8% during the first quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 1,560 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,000 after buying an additional 86 shares during the period. Signature Wealth Management Group grew its position in Kimberly Clark by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Signature Wealth Management Group now owns 28,005 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,191,000 after buying an additional 88 shares during the period. Finally, Rehmann Capital Advisory Group grew its position in Kimberly Clark by 4.5% during the fourth quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 2,056 shares of the company’s stock valued at $234,000 after buying an additional 89 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 73.60% of the company’s stock.

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Kimberly Clark Company Profile

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, and other brand names.

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