Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen sharply, recording gains of 3.8% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.76% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.15% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
The company shares have rallied 22.64% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 5, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $138.87 and the one year low was seen on Sep 10, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $131.47 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $130.56.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.91% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.01%.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $134.83, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $136.09 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $134.02 and closed the trading day at $135.96, in the green by 1.30%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,519,615. The stock had closed at $134.22 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, Macquillan Sandra, officer (SVP Chief Supply Chain Officer) of Kimberly Clark Corp, unloaded 5,080 shares at an average price of $129.75 on May 12, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $659,130, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Companys operating segments are based on product groupings. The Company operates in three segments, which include Personal Care, which offers solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products; Consumer Tissue, offers products, such as facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and related products, and K-C Professional (KCP), offers solutions and supporting products, such as apparel, wipers, soaps, sanitizers, tissue and towels. The Companys brands include Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety, among others.