Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $94.3,
representing a -1.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $95.91 and
a 32.33% increase over the 52 week low of $71.26.
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 $4.42. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.88%, compared to an
industry average of 9.6%.
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)
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of
8.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of KMB at 2.5%.