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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 -1.90% today. In the last week its performance is -1.13%, and 6.86% for the past quarter. Currently, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has a target price of 137.83, so today’s gain of -1.90% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.21%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), has a market cap of 48561.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.34%, and institutional ownership is 70.00%.

At the current price of 132.07, it has a dividend yield of 2.73%, and its target price is 137.83. 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 45.06, as well as a forward P/E of 20.45.

With a current EPS of 2.99, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.01%,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 24.26%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 7.26%.

Volume today for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), is 1408845, while its average volume is 1696.63. Whilst the total gain today was -1.90%, it did have a day high of -4.90%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.91%, and 1.26% for the month. The 52-week low for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has been 31.97%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.90%.

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 6.35, and the P/S is 2.64, along with a P/B of 448.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 76.47.

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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