Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 04, 2013


Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) 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 ( RKT ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). 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%.

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:

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

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%.

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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