Kimberly-Clark Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (KMB)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) is tomorrow, March 6, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 81 cents per share. At a price of $95.61 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The average volume for Kimberly-Clark has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark has a market cap of $36.55 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and marketing health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Other, and Health Care. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Kimberly-Clark as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Kimberly-Clark Ratings Report.

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