Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC”

The California-based Cornerstone Capital Inc. has invested 3.29% in the stock. Delta Asset Management LLC TN now owns 2,740 shares of the company's stock worth $346,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a 52 week low of $111.30 and a 52 week high of $136.21. The stock rose 0.69% or $0.82 reaching $120.42.

About 469,780 shares traded. Fiera reported 0% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Yakira Capital Management Inc decreased Viacom Inc New (VIAB) stake by 31.74% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Moreover, Patten Group Inc. has 4.03% invested in the company for 74,234 shares. Davenport & Co Limited Liability holds 0.08% or 49,170 shares in its portfolio. Exxon Mobil Corp now has $336.47B valuation. Ancora Advsr Limited Liability has 4,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) has declined 8.36% since September 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

KMB has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. (NASDAQ:VIAB) to report earnings on November, 8. Blair William & Il holds 0.02% of its portfolio in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) for 32,140 shares. MDP's profit will be $28.00 million for 21.43 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 70.10% of the company's stock. Libbey Inc (NYSEMKT:LBY) was raised too. (NASDAQ:VIAB), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 5 to "Neutral". Citigroup Inc accumulated 25,232 shares or 0% of the stock. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Thursday, September 17. More interesting news about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) were released by: and their article: "Microsoft's Single-Minded Focus" published on August 30, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Enters Cryptocurrency Market With Blockchain Contract" with publication date: September 11, 2017. The stock has "Long-Term Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, August 5 by Telsey Advisory Group. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 15 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, May 1. (The) restated a "buy" rating and set a $145.00 target price on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 25th. Therefore 7% are positive. Payden Rygel reported 1.37% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). RBC Capital's target gives a potential upside of 0.47 % from the company's previous close. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. The rating was maintained by Benchmark on Friday, July 29 with "Buy". RBC Capital Markets maintained Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Friday, October 23 with "Outperform" rating. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by UBS. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "sector perform" rating and set a $121.00 target price on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. The stock of Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, June 5 by Benchmark.

Rutabaga Capital Management Llc increased Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) stake by 124,229 shares to 1.47 million valued at $15.98M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Johnson And Johnson (Put) (NYSE:JNJ) stake by 459 shares and now owns 99 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 22 investors sold Meredith Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 342 raised stakes. The company reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.42 by $0.03. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 5,178.3% in the second quarter. Carlton Hofferkamp And Jenks Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 3,314 shares. Hallmark reported 0% stake. Parametric Assocs Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0% in Blue Nile Inc (NASDAQ:NILE). Dean Cap Management invested in 22,609 shares or 1.06% of the stock. Fjarde Ap owns 0.15% invested in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) for 56,536 shares. 26,679 were reported by Calvert Investment Management Inc. 20,108 shares were sold by Mielke Thomas J., worth $2.58M on Tuesday, May 16.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB) opened at 120.60 on Wednesday. Moreover, Paloma Prtn Mngmt has 0.12% invested in Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) for 208,651 shares. Violich Capital Management Inc acquired 3,006 shares as Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)'s stock declined 3.59%. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) for 10,174 shares.

More notable recent Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: which released: "Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 07, 2017" on September 06, 2017, also with their article: "Kimberly-Clark: Should Dividend Investors Be Concerned?" published on August 24, 2017, published: "Kimberly-Clark Indemnity Suit Halted As Halyard's Proceeds" on September 13, 2017.

Since April 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $4.16 million activity. The insider Cruz Sergio sold 7,078 shares worth $920,237.

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