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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

Kimberly-Clark Corporation ( KMB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.81 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $96.7, the dividend yield is 3.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KMB was $96.7, representing a -9.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $106.54 and a 24.29% increase over the 52 week low of $77.80.

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 $4.6. Zacks Investment Research reports KMB's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.4%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KMB Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to KMB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have KMB as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples ( PSL )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund ( IYK )
  • N/A (LVOL)
  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend Index Fund ( DVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSL with an increase of 17.68% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KMB at 2.5%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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