Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is another personal care consumer product company that fits my criteria. Kimberly-Clark focuses on tissues, toilet paper diapers, incontinence and other paper goods products. In most of its product categories, the company ranks first or second in market share.
Adjusted earnings rose 3% in 2011 and are expected to rise 4 to 7% in 2012. As a result, the company's board has approved a 5.7% increase in its quarterly dividend.You can wipe with Kimberly Clark's products, but the stock won't wipe you out. Kimberly-Clark shows up on a list of 10 Stocks That Will Let You Retire and was featured recently in " 7 Dividend Stocks That Want to Pay You More Cash." Hershey
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