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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 0.43% today. In the last week its performance is -1.58%, and 1.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has a target price of 138.73, so today’s gain of 0.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), has a market cap of 45836.04, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.34%, and institutional ownership is 70.80%.

At the current price of 127.32, it has a dividend yield of 2.90%, 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 23.53, as well as a forward P/E of 19.45.

With a current EPS of 5.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.15%,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 14.53%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/1984, the total performance to date is 1.01%.

Volume today for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB), is 511024, while its average volume is 1637.2. Whilst the total gain today was 0.43%, it did have a day high of -8.32%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.83%, and 1.20% for the month. The 52-week low for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, KMB has been 27.23%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.32%.

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 3.31, and the P/S is 2.5, along with a P/B of 234.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 69.87.

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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