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Analysts See $1.55 EPS for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

The institutional investor owned 142,786 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 8,240 shares during the quarter. The 52-Week High range of the stock is $136.21, while the 52-week low range is $109.67. The stock decreased 2.20% or $2.63 during the last trading session, reaching $116.8. The institutional investor owned 41,713 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 1,823 shares during the period.

Shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE KMB) opened at $112.70 on Friday. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

1ST Source Bank lowered its position in shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) by 6.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Davidson Invest Advsr reported 3,287 shares. The hedge fund run by Steve Cohen held 238 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $28,000, down from 4,156 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $42.19. About 2.02M shares traded. It has outperformed by 19.45% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Friday, December 8th were issued a dividend of $0.97 per share. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. Capital Research Global Investors increased its holdings in shares of Kimberly Clark by 46.6% in the 2nd quarter. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 12,733 are held by Blue Chip Ptnrs. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 990,364 shares. It also reduced its holding in Vaneck Vectors Etf Tr by 72,174 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.09 million shares, and cut its stake in Public Svc Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG). Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its holdings in shares of Kimberly Clark by 5,178.3% during the 2nd quarter. 23,770 are held by Fulton Bankshares Na. Bb&T Securities Limited Liability owns 212,223 shares or 0.34% of their United States portfolio. The Texas-based Avalon Advisors Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.44% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Patten Gp Incorporated, Tennessee-based fund reported 76,959 shares. Profund Limited reported 0.04% stake. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 70,498 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Hartford Fincl Management Inc holds 23,151 shares. Martin Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Kimberly Clark during the 2nd quarter valued at $443,000. Korea Inv invested 0.08% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).

American Beacon Advisors Inc increased Lyondellbasell Indu Cl A (NYSE:LYB) stake by 100 shares to 1,863 valued at $184.53M in 2017Q3. After having $1.60 EPS previously, Kimberly-Clark Corporation's analysts see -3.13% EPS growth. KMB's profit will be $545.22M for 18.45 P/E if the $1.55 EPS becomes a reality. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 11% are positive. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts forecast that Kimberly Clark Corp will post 6.21 EPS for the current year. The firm has "Underweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, October 20. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Wednesday, October 26 by CLSA. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy". Barclays Capital maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Monday, March 21 with "Overweight" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Thursday, October 22. Citigroup maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Wednesday, July 26 with "Neutral" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KMB in report on Thursday, October 12 with "Hold" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. 104 funds opened positions while 332 raised stakes. Hendley & Company accumulated 2,080 shares or 0.13% of the stock.

Among 14 analysts covering Live Nation (NYSE:LYV), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Portland Advsrs Limited Liability reported 1.13% stake.

Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc, which manages about $832.72 million and $1.13 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Blackstone Gso Strategic Cr (BGB) by 150,800 shares to 169,159 shares, valued at $2.70 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Arrow Advsr Ltd Com stated it has 0.24% of its portfolio in PBF Logistics LP (NYSE:PBFX). (NASDAQ:RNET). Geode Capital Management Limited Co has invested 0% in RigNet, Inc. Rmb Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 0.06% or 18,110 shares. Finemark Bancshares And Trust invested in 15,970 shares or 0.13% of the stock. EXSFF's SI was 57,100 shares in January as released by FINRA.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $1.09 million activity. (NASDAQ:CARB) for 66,877 shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $113.34, for a total value of $1,353,959.64. CARP DANIEL A sold 22,158 shares worth $2.13M. (NASDAQ:CARB) for 11,500 shares. It also upped Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 550 shares and now owns 3,727 shares. Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) was reduced too. The stock has "Buy" rating by Gabelli on Friday, September 18. Therefore 38% are positive. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 19. Bank of America downgraded The Travelers Companies, Inc. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $55.0 target in Monday, October 9 report. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $121 target. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Loop Capital. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Drexel Hamilton.



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