Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Position Boosted by Swiss National Bank

Jeannie Matthews
January 14, 2018

The Guardian Capital Advisors Lp holds 22,650 shares with $3.02 million value, down from 25,900 last quarter. Qs Investors Llc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.68B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $132.11. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 2.67 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 24th. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Guardian Capital Advisors Lp decreased Travelers Companies Inc (TRV) stake by 12.55% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,043 shares of the company's stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 143 shares in the last quarter. About 2.35 million shares traded or 11.42% up from the average. Altavista Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Pepsi Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $166.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $57.04. About 2.73 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd invested in 1,500 shares or 0.75% of the stock. KMB's profit would be $545.22 million giving it 18.54 P/E if the $1.55 EPS is correct. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kimberly Clark from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Peoples Ser holds 0.36% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) or 5,395 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 11% of Kimberly-Clark's analysts are positive. According to the Analysts, the Low Earnings estimate for the current quarter is $1.52, while the High earnings estimate is $1.79.Comparatively, EPS for the same quarter past year was $1.68. Jefferies maintained the shares of KMB in report on Tuesday, October 10 with "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Underperform" rating on Wednesday, October 26 by CLSA. ING Groep NV boosted its stake in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 4.1% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, January 8. Macquarie Research initiated Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Friday, September 15 with "Neutral" rating. Jefferies has " rating and $134 target. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, October 24. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets.

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Comerica Securities Inc, which manages about $820.57M and $722.73 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wisdomtree Tr by 13,821 shares to 50,379 shares, valued at $1.50M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Gru stated it has 8,845 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The investor is now holding $11.4 million shares due in part to a decrease of 625767 new shares in their portfolio. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan's holdings in Kimberly Clark were worth $1,074,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 78,350 shares of the company's stock worth $9,883,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares in the last quarter. Gofen & Glossberg Ltd Llc Il invested in 0.37% or 84,383 shares. Meristem Limited Liability Partnership invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Invesco Ltd has 0.18% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 4.08M shares. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in RigNet, Inc. Pittenger & Anderson has invested 0.15% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). The New York-based Tower Cap Ltd (Trc) has invested 0.01% in Carbonite, Inc. Burke & Herbert National Bank & Trust & Company reported 4,031 shares stake.

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) opened at $112.70 on Friday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered Kimberly Clark from a "neutral" rating to an "underweight" rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $115.55 to $100.00 in a research report on Friday, October 20th. The institutional investor owned 253,224 shares of the company's stock after selling 7,585 shares during the period. Cincinnati Corporation reported 119,500 shares. After $1.60 actual EPS reported by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.13% negative EPS growth. Rice Hall James And Assoc has 8,380 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned "Buy" rating by Societe Generale on Thursday, November 2. Therefore 40% are positive. Huntsman Corporation had 37 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

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