NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 74 cents per share. At a price of $72.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.1%. The average volume for Kimberly-Clark has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark has a market cap of $28.48 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 1.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 18.1, above the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio of 17.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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