Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $1.07 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 02, 2020. Shareholders who purchased KMB 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 $154.26, the dividend yield is 2.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $154.26, representing a -3.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $160.16 and a 39.4% increase over the 52 week low of $110.66.
KMB is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Ball Corporation (BLL) and Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK). KMB's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.44. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as 11.61%, compared to an industry average of 8.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KMB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KMB as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree India Ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (IXSE)
- Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (RHS)
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples (XLP)
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC)
- iShares Global 100 ETF (STLV).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IXSE with an increase of 32.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMB at 3.96%.
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