NYSE:KMB - Kimberly-Clark Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $155.89
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.74 %
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$131.29
▼ -0.28 (-0.21%)
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Analyst Price Target for KMB

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$155.89
▲ +18.74% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kimberly-Clark in the last 3 months. The average price target is $155.89, with a high forecast of $187.00 and a low forecast of $130.00. The average price target represents a 18.74% upside from the last price of $131.29.
Hold
The current consensus among 10 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Kimberly-Clark. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$130.00Low
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10/26/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$167.00Low
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10/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$160.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
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10/16/2020Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy$181.00Low
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10/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$163.00Low
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10/15/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$181.00 ➝ $187.00Medium
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7/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$146.00 ➝ $160.00Low
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7/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $174.00Low
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7/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$151.00 ➝ $158.00Low
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4/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$133.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
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4/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$143.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
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4/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$149.00Medium
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4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$149.00 ➝ $160.00High
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4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$132.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
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4/7/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$143.00High
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3/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeHoldHigh
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Rating by Luca Cipiccia at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
3/30/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $149.00High
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3/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$149.00High
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3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $131.00High
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1/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$126.00 ➝ $132.00High
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1/24/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell$123.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
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1/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$129.00Medium
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1/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$139.00 ➝ $140.00Low
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12/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$124.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
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10/23/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$149.00 ➝ $139.00Medium
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10/22/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$123.00 ➝ $124.00High
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10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$130.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
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10/8/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$147.00 ➝ $149.00High
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9/27/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$155.00Medium
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9/23/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$144.00 ➝ $152.00Low
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7/28/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldLow
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7/24/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$151.00 ➝ $152.00Low
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7/24/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $147.00Low
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7/24/2019Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight ➝ NeutralLow
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7/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$130.00Low
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6/19/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$135.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
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6/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$132.00 ➝ $145.00Low
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Rating by Dara Mohsenian at Morgan Stanley
6/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSell$113.00 ➝ $122.00Low
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4/23/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$102.00 ➝ $116.00Low
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4/23/2019ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$150.00High
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4/23/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$102.00 ➝ $142.00High
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4/16/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$105.00 ➝ $115.00Low
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2/12/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00Low
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2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$113.00 ➝ $124.00Low
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Rating by Dara Mohsenian at Morgan Stanley
2/11/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00Low
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1/25/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$109.00High
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
1/24/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$107.00 ➝ $113.00Low
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Rating by Dara Mohsenian at Morgan Stanley
1/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$105.00Medium
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1/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$129.00Medium
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Rating by Andrea Faria Teixeira at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
12/20/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$107.00High
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Rating by Dara Mohsenian at Morgan Stanley
10/24/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
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10/23/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$100.00Low
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Rating by Dara Mohsenian at Morgan Stanley
10/22/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$100.00Low
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10/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$97.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
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10/10/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$99.00Low
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10/8/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$119.00Low
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Rating by Jason English at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
10/1/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$101.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
9/20/2018Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$114.00Low
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9/6/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
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8/31/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$94.00 ➝ $102.00Low
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8/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$103.00 ➝ $108.00Low
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8/16/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
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8/15/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$124.00 ➝ $116.00High
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7/19/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$90.00Low
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7/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$96.00Low
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6/21/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$94.00Medium
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4/25/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$113.00Low
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
4/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ In-LineLow
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4/24/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$109.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
4/24/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$115.00 ➝ $110.00High
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4/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$104.00 ➝ $86.00High
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4/19/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$117.00 ➝ $108.00High
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3/15/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$119.00Low
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
1/24/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$113.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
12/13/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$121.00Low
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12/11/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$113.00Medium
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
11/2/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$112.05 ➝ $144.00N/A
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10/27/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $124.00N/A
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
10/26/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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10/24/2017Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetNeutral$123.00 ➝ $120.00N/A
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10/24/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$121.00 ➝ $117.00N/A
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10/24/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingHold$131.00 ➝ $125.00N/A
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
10/20/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$115.55 ➝ $100.00N/A
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Rating by Andrea Faria Teixeira at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
10/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$121.00N/A
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9/15/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$121.00Low
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9/8/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$121.00Medium
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9/7/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$119.00Medium
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8/11/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$132.00 ➝ $131.00Low
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
7/27/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldMedium
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7/26/2017CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$134.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
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Rating by Wendy Nicholson at Citigroup Inc.
7/26/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$120.00 ➝ $119.00Low
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7/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$121.00Medium
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7/12/2017UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$134.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
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7/7/2017CitigroupSet Price TargetSell$134.00Low
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7/6/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$133.00 ➝ $122.00Low
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6/19/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price TargetBuy$151.00 ➝ $157.00Low
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Rating by Jason English at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
6/9/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$136.00Low
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5/31/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$133.00Medium
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4/25/2017Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetHold$134.00 ➝ $133.00Low
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4/25/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Sector Perform$121.00Medium
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4/23/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$128.00Low
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Rating by Linda Bolton Weiser at B. Riley
4/18/2017Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$134.00Low
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3/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$121.00Low
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3/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$139.00Low
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3/10/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$139.00 ➝ $144.00Low
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2/18/2017BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$135.00N/A
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
1/30/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$128.00N/A
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Rating by Linda Bolton Weiser at B. Riley
1/26/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$111.00N/A
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
1/25/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$128.00N/A
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Rating by Linda Bolton Weiser at B. Riley
1/25/2017CitigroupBoost Price Target$126.00N/A
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1/9/2017BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$125.00 ➝ $109.00N/A
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1/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$118.00N/A
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Rating by Nik Modi at Royal Bank of Canada
11/15/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/A
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10/30/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$128.00N/A
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Rating by Linda Bolton Weiser at B. Riley
10/27/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuy$139.00N/A
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10/25/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$132.00 ➝ $120.00N/A
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10/25/2016UBS GroupSet Price TargetHold$136.00 ➝ $123.00N/A
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Rating by Stephen Powers at UBS Group AG
10/25/2016Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$125.00 ➝ $118.00N/A
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Rating by Nik Modi at Royal Bank of Canada
10/25/2016B. RileyBoost Price TargetNeutral$124.00 ➝ $128.00N/A
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10/25/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$125.00 ➝ $118.00N/A
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10/25/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy$145.00N/A
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Rating by jason english at The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
10/24/2016CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralN/A
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10/10/2016Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageUnderweight$124.00N/A
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9/12/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingConviction-Buy ➝ Buy$154.00N/A
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7/31/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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7/27/2016CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$135.00 ➝ $139.00N/A
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7/27/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$134.00 ➝ $136.00N/A
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Rating by Gail Glazerman at UBS Group AG
7/26/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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7/24/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingHold$130.00 ➝ $132.00N/A
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Rating by Bill Schmitz at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
7/15/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingConviction-Buy$152.00 ➝ $156.00N/A
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5/2/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldN/A
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4/30/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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4/25/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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4/25/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$134.00N/A
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4/25/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$130.00 ➝ $145.00N/A
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Rating by Bill Schmitz at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
3/21/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$132.00 ➝ $149.00N/A
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Rating by Lauren Lieberman at Barclays PLC
1/31/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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1/26/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00N/A
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1/26/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyN/A
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Rating by Bill Schmitz at Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
(Data available from 1/15/2016 forward)
Kimberly-Clark logo
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care and consumer tissue products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. 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 brand names. 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. The K-C Professional segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and KleenGuard brands. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce; and away-from-home use products directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities, as well as through distributors. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $131.29
$130.02
$131.88

50 Day Range

MA: $135.25
$130.32
$141.37

52 Week Range

Now: $131.29
$110.66
$160.16

Volume

3,343,166 shs

Average Volume

2,086,396 shs

Market Capitalization

$44.66 billion

P/E Ratio

19.08

Dividend Yield

3.25%

Beta

0.5

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kimberly-Clark?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Kimberly-Clark in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.

What is the current price target for Kimberly-Clark?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kimberly-Clark in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $155.89, suggesting a possible upside of 18.5%. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting KMB will reach $187.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $130.00 for Kimberly-Clark in the next year.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark currently has 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KMB, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.

What other companies compete with Kimberly-Clark?

How do I contact Kimberly-Clark's investor relations team?

Kimberly-Clark's physical mailing address is P O BOX 619100 DFW AIRPORT STATION, DALLAS TX, 75261. The company's listed phone number is 972-281-1200 and its investor relations email address is kc.investorrelations@kcc.com. The official website for Kimberly-Clark is www.kimberly-clark.com.