Kimberly-Clark Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KMB stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that KMB has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $93.48, the dividend yield is 3.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $93.48,
representing a -12.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.54
and a 14.15% increase over the 52 week low of $81.89.
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 $4.7. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.22%, compared to an
industry average of 9.3%.
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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:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
- iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund (
- PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- iShares MSCI USA Size Factor (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
1.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of KMB at 2.04%.