Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 07, 2017

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 07, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.97 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KMB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KMB has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $122.85, the dividend yield is 3.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $122.85, representing a -9.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $136.21 and a 12.02% increase over the 52 week low of $109.67.

KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Westrock Company ( WRK ) and Ball Corporation ( BLL ). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.06. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 2.86%, compared to an industry average of 7.5%.

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 Trust ( CNSF )
  • PowerShares DWA Consumer Staples Momentum Portfolio ( PSL )
  • Franklin LibertyQ Global Dividend ETF ( FLQD )
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor USA ETF ( LRGF )
  • SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF ( ONEV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is LRGF with an increase of 8.36% over the last 100 days. CNSF has the highest percent weighting of KMB at 4.27%.

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