Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 05, 2014

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

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:

  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • iShares MSCI USA Size Factor ( SIZE ).

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%.



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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