According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3 out of the scale from 1 to 5, where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell. The institutional investor held 474,312 shares of the integrated oil company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $59.38M, down from 480,288 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Associated Banc-Corp who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.18B market cap company. It now trades at $103.34 and has returned -2.66% during the past week. About 109,034 shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.67% the S&P500.
Mufg Americas Holdings Corp decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 23.87% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Associated Banc-Corp sold 189,457 shares as the company's stock declined 10.91% with the market. The institutional investor is holding 42,578 shares, compared to the 14,106 from the previous quarter.
The stock decreased 3.28% or $3.49 during the last trading session, reaching $103.04. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 2.39 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), with a trailing 12-month price-to-sales ratio of 2.04, is now among the bigger bargains in its industry.
Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. 252.01 million shares or 2.69% more from 245.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kimberly-Clark has a 52 week low of $102.16 and a 52 week high of $134.29. Limited Oh Adv holds 0.26% or 2,869 shares in its portfolio. Kimberly Clark reported earnings of $1.57 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 8.3%. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership accumulated 0.04% or 804,068 shares.
West Oak Capital Llc increased Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) stake by 50 shares to 175 valued at $33.59 million in 2017Q4. Capital One Association has invested 0.15% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Wells Fargo maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Tuesday, October 24.
The stock for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) might rise again but it depends on different financial, technical and market conditions. Tower (Trc) reported 473 shares. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv owns 705,900 shares or 0.16% of their U.S. portfolio. Atwood And Palmer invested in 0.64% or 37,762 shares.
Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc, which manages about $1.58B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) by 29,932 shares to 45,576 shares, valued at $2.06 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lab.Cp Of Amer Hldgs.
Among 20 analysts covering AmerisourceBergen (NYSE:ABC), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. OpGen had 9 analyst reports since June 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays set a $119.00 target price on Kimberly-Clark and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, March 15th. The rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Underperform" on Wednesday, October 26. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kimberly Clark by 0.3% in the second quarter. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $125.44. The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright with "Buy" on Thursday, April 5. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $132 target in Wednesday, July 26 report.
Among 18 analysts covering XL Group Plc (NYSE:XL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. On Tuesday, October 24 the firm earned "Neutral" rating by Citigroup. Using market capitalization to show the size of a company is important because company size is a basic determinant of various characteristics in which investors are interested, including risk. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained XL Group Ltd (NYSE:XL) rating on Thursday, August 17. Finally, Citigroup set a $112.00 target price on Kimberly-Clark and gave the stock a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. UBS maintained DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) rating on Friday, November 10. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, October 23 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets.
At the moment, there are a total of 15 analysts who cover Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) stock. (GBDC) has year to date performance of -1.43% and weekly performance of 0.50%. SJW's profit will be $3.91M for 72.89 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.57 actual earnings per share reported by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.28% EPS growth.
On 2/1/2017 Kimberly K Underhill, Insider, sold 4,000 with an average share price of $120.95 per share and the total transaction amounting to $483,800.00. It also reduced its holding in Magna Intl Inc (NYSE:MGA) by 62,842 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13.56 million shares, and cut its stake in Parker Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH).
Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. Its up Infinity, from 0.5 in 2017Q3. 53 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. Panagora Asset Management stated it has 865,283 shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. Pension owns 316,686 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Spectrum Mngmt Gp, a Indiana-based fund reported 845 shares.