This is what analysts have to say about Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) after last week.

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Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.87 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold Kimberly-Clark Corporation shares while 410 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 282 raised stakes. 240.73 million shares or 3.47% less from 249.39 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Meyer Handelman Com invested in 2.64% or 475,946 shares. Orca Invest Mngmt Limited owns 3,080 shares. Bb&T holds 120,493 shares. Northern Tru Corporation accumulated 0.15% or 5.36 million shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 355,249 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ls Investment Advsrs Lc holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 53,195 shares. Susquehanna Grp Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 148,985 shares. Thompson Investment Inc reported 17,055 shares. North Star invested 0.49% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Windward Cap Mngmt Ca invested in 19,205 shares or 0.27% of the stock. Maryland Cap owns 10,459 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Hl Finance Serv Ltd Liability invested 0.08% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Naples Glob Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 9,257 shares. Mackenzie has invested 0% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Piedmont Investment reported 0.12% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).

Since July 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.54 million activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $111,180 was made by Melucci Jeffrey P. on Wednesday, November 14. $116,551 worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) was sold by Powell Aaron. $1.56 million worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) was sold by Azbell Michael T. on Tuesday, November 27.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 0 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 12 analyst reports since July 19, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 24 by Citigroup. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, October 17. On Thursday, August 16 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. As per Thursday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, August 16. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 10 by Deutsche Bank. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of KMB in report on Tuesday, October 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, August 31. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 15 by Societe Generale. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 8 by Goldman Sachs. Below is a list of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) latest ratings and price target changes.

24/10/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $93 New Target: $95 Maintain
17/10/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $97 New Target: $105 Maintain
10/10/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Sell Downgrade
08/10/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral New Target: $119 Downgrade
02/10/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $101 New Target: $104 Maintain
20/09/2018 Broker: Atlantic Securities Rating: Underweight New Target: $114 Initiates Coverage On
06/09/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $120 Maintain
31/08/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $94 New Target: $102 Maintain
16/08/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $103 New Target: $108 Maintain
16/08/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $86 Upgrade

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $117.2. About 1.69M shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has declined 5.07% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.07% the S&P500.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. The company has market cap of $40.59 billion. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, and other brands. It has a 25.49 P/E ratio. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, and other brand names.

More notable recent Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy: Procter & Gamble vs. Philip Morris – Motley Fool” on December 14, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble: Buy at the High? – The Motley Fool” published on December 22, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “By How Much Will Kimberly-Clark Raise Its Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” on September 30, 2018. More interesting news about Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Broad price increases from Kimberly-Clark – Seeking Alpha” published on August 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Kimberly-Clark Is The Classical Defensive Stock – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 02, 2018.

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