Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 04, 2013

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) 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 ( BLL ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KMB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( PSL )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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