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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 0.13% today. In the last week its performance is 1.24%, and 0.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has a target price of 137.33, so today’s gain of 0.13% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.16%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), has a market cap of 49015.52, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.34%, and institutional ownership is 70.40%.

At the current price of 135.89, it has a dividend yield of 2.71%, and its target price is 137.33. This is with a profit margin of 5.90%, and total debt/equity of 73.09. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has a P/E of 45.48, as well as a forward P/E of 20.68.

With a current EPS of 2.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.88%,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 7.40%.

Performance for the year is 25.91%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 8.26%.

Volume today for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), is 1023700, while its average volume is 1784.15. Whilst the total gain today was 0.13%, it did have a day high of -2.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.14%, and 1.28% for the month. The 52-week low for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has been 35.79%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.60%, and its return on assets is 7.30%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has an operating margin of 9.10%. With a sales growth of -4.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 63.93, 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 6.15, and the P/S is 2.67, along with a P/B of 452.97. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 77.19.

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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