Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 05, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.84 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02,
2014. Shareholders who purchased KMB stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
3.7% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $109.04,
representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $111.68 and
a 19.25% increase over the 52 week low of $91.44.
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 $5.54. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.25%, compared to an
industry average of 5.8%.
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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:
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- iShares MSCI USA Size Factor (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of
12.94% over the last 100 days. SDY has the highest percent
weighting of KMB at 2.02%.