Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) hit a new 52-week low on Monday . The stock traded as low as $110.31 and last traded at $110.31, with a volume of 916845 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $110.79.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on KMB. BidaskClub cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Citigroup Inc. set a $132.00 price target on Kimberly-Clark Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. UBS AG cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $134.00 to $120.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Kimberly-Clark Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $127.14.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.17, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a current ratio of 0.97. The firm has a market capitalization of $38,820.00, a P/E ratio of 18.13, a P/E/G ratio of 2.88 and a beta of 0.74.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The company reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.06. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had a return on equity of 666.97% and a net margin of 11.89%. The firm had revenue of $4.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.65 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.52 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Kimberly-Clark Corporation will post 6.2 EPS for the current year.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Pax World Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 7.7% in the second quarter. Pax World Management LLC now owns 2,784 shares of the company’s stock valued at $359,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Boston Family Office LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 0.8% in the second quarter. Boston Family Office LLC now owns 11,588 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,496,000 after purchasing an additional 90 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 3.7% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,918,510 shares of the company’s stock valued at $252,551,000 after purchasing an additional 68,776 shares in the last quarter. Strategy Asset Managers LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 80.0% in the second quarter. Strategy Asset Managers LLC now owns 3,128 shares of the company’s stock valued at $404,000 after purchasing an additional 1,390 shares in the last quarter. Finally, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors lifted its holdings in shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation by 1.1% in the second quarter. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors now owns 5,657 shares of the company’s stock valued at $735,000 after purchasing an additional 63 shares in the last quarter. 70.38% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Corporate & Other. The Company’s Personal Care segment offers various solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products.

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