Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) has risen sharply, recording gains of 2.71% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -1.13% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB), hence the stock is down -3.79% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.74% relative to the S&P 500.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $133.80 and $133.57 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $134.65. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $134.63, notching a gain of 0.95% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,768,082 . The stock had closed at $133.36 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.25% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.53%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is up 6.86% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.26%.
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.