Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Ball Corporation (
). 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
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 (
- N/A (LVOL)
- 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
17.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of KMB at 2.5%.