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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 -0.96% today. In the last week its performance is 2.73%, and -3.32% for the past quarter. Currently, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has a target price of 137.82, so today’s gain of -0.96% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.20%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), has a market cap of 45138.42, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.34%, and institutional ownership is 70.80%.

At the current price of 125.51, it has a dividend yield of 2.93%, and its target price is 137.82. 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 23.3, as well as a forward P/E of 19.26.

With a current EPS of 5.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.19%,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 6.90%.

Performance for the year is 18.80%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 0.71%.

Volume today for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), is 1335300, while its average volume is 1609.42. Whilst the total gain today was -0.96%, it did have a day high of -7.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.39%, and 1.19% for the month. The 52-week low for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has been 21.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.97%.

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 3.38, and the P/S is 2.46, along with a P/B of 232.43. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 68.81.

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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