Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased KMB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that KMB has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $107.15, the dividend yield is 3.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $107.15,
representing a -4.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $111.68 and
a 29.55% increase over the 52 week low of $82.71.
KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Ball Corporation (
) and Rock-Tenn Company (
). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.82. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.14%, compared to an
industry average of 8.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to KMB through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KMB as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of
6.52% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of KMB at 2.76%.