1. As of noon trading, Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB) is up $0.67 (0.7%) to $104.40 on average volume. Thus far, 757,521 shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.90-$104.73 after having opened the day at $104.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.73.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional, and Health Care. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a market cap of $39.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Kimberly-Clark Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kimberly-Clark Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Kimberly-Clark Corporation Ratings Report now.

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