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3/4/2013 2:00:03 PM
Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) 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 ( BLL ) and Rock-Tenn Company ( RKT ). 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 KMB Dividend History page.
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