Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.74 per share scheduled for January 03, 2013.
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 $85.72, the dividend yield is 3.45%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $85.72,
representing a -2.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $88.25 and
a 23.44% increase over the 52 week low of $69.44.
KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Ball Corporation (
) and Crown Cork & Seal Company, Inc. (
). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.75. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 8.97%, compared to an
industry average of -1.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF (LVOL)
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is LVOL with an increase of
7.24% over the last 100 days. PSL has the highest percent weighting
of KMB at 2.61%.