Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KMB stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.46% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $96.7, the dividend yield is 3.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $96.7, representing a -9.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.54 and a 24.29% increase over the 52 week low of $77.80.

KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.6. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.4%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KMB Dividend History page.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • N/A (LVOL)
  • 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 17.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMB at 2.5%.



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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Referenced Stocks: BLL , DVY , IYK , KMB , PSL , RKT , SDY

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