NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $72.39, above its previous 52-week high of $72.30 with 393,823 shares traded as of 9:46 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.4 million shares over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark has a market cap of $28 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional & Other, and Health Care. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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