Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) : Smithbridge Asset Management Incde reduced its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp by 0.5% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 10,000 shares of Kimberly Clark Corp which is valued at $1,288,200 after selling 50 shares in Kimberly Clark Corp , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016.Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approximately 1.16% of Smithbridge Asset Management Incde’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Aston Asset Management reduced its stake in KMB by selling 3,711 shares or 40.78% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,390 shares of KMB which is valued at $694,340. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.40% of Aston Asset Management’s portfolio. Timber Hill added KMB to its portfolio by purchasing 15,999 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $2,070,271. Kimberly Clark Corp makes up approx 0.17% of Timber Hill’s portfolio. Parametrica Management Ltd sold out all of its stake in KMB during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 1,592 shares of KMB which is valued $214,331.
Kimberly Clark Corp opened for trading at $127.66 and hit $128.74 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $128.65, with a gain of 0.99% or 1.26 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 17,26,482 shares. Company has a market cap of $46,267 M.
On the company’s financial health, Kimberly Clark Corp reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.06 according to the earnings call on Jul 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.47. The company had revenue of $4588.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4564.57 million. The company’s revenue was down -1.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.41 EPS.
Investors should note that on Aug 1, 2016, Kimberly Clark Corp announced a cash dividend of $0.9200. The company’s management has announced Sep 7, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 9, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 4, 2016.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company’s 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 Company’s 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.