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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) which is in the industry Personal Products, gaining 0.55% today. In the last week its performance is 0.45%, and -0.33% for the past quarter. Currently, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has a target price of 138.73, so today’s gain of 0.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.09%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), has a market cap of 46375.2, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.34%, and institutional ownership is 70.90%.

At the current price of 128.82, it has a dividend yield of 2.86%, and its target price is 138.73. This is with a profit margin of 10.70%, and total debt/equity of 39.49. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has a P/E of 23.91, as well as a forward P/E of 19.76.

With a current EPS of 5.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.20%,Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -9.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.10%.

Performance for the year is 24.58%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 2.63%.

Volume today for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), is 815100, while its average volume is 1558.87. Whilst the total gain today was 0.55%, it did have a day high of -7.24%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.85%, and 0.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has been 27.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.24%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.60%, and its return on assets is 13.20%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has an operating margin of 16.70%. With a sales growth of -1.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 35.56, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Kimberly-Clark Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.37, and the P/S is 2.53, along with a P/B of 238.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.69.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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