Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $1 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 03, 2019. 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 $113.19, the dividend yield is 3.53%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $113.19, representing a -8.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $123.77 and a 16.57% increase over the 52 week low of $97.10.
KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Ball Corporation ( BLL ) and Westrock Company ( WRK ). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.6. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 7.38%, compared to an industry average of -1.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KMB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KMB as a top-10 holding:
- Franklin LibertyQ Global Dividend ETF ( FLQD )
- SPDR Russell 1000 Yield Focus ETF ( ONEY )
- SPDR Russell 1000 Low Volatility Focus ETF ( ONEV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is FLQD with an increase of 1.32% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMB at 2.01%.