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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

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$100.47 USD

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Updated Apr 23, 2018 09:38 AM ET

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Zacks Equity Research

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Q1 Earnings & Sales Up Y/Y,Stock Gains

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) expects adjusted earnings for 2018 in a range of $6.90-$7.20 per share, reflecting year-over-year growth of 11-16%.

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Shares of Procter & Gamble (PG) are down roughly 13% over the last year as the consumer packaged goods giant faces tougher competition from rivals and upstarts. With that said, earnings season could give Procter & Gamble a much needed shot in the arm, if it impresses investors.

KMB  PG

Zacks Equity Research

Cost-Cutting Plans to Fuel Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Q1 Earnings

We remain encouraged about Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) upcoming performance, given its solid FORCE program and recently announced 2018 Global Restructuring plan.

KMB  SAM  PM  MAN

Zacks Equity Research

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 12nd

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, April 12nd:

MO  IPG  KMB  OGE

Zacks Equity Research

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 12nd

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, April 12nd:

MO  IPG  KMB  OGE

Zacks Equity Research

These Cosmetic Stocks Scale Fresh Highs: More Room to Run?

Constant innovations, product launches and effective initiatives have been favoring Estee Lauder (EL) and Nu Skin. These stocks hit 52-week high yesterday.

KMB  IPAR  NUS  EL

Zacks Equity Research

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Q4 Earnings: Is a Beat Likely?

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) is on track with its transformation plan, targeting to deliver seamless customer experience. However, soft margin and comps trends remain near-term concerns for the stock.

KMB  AMZN  FAST  BBBY

Mark Vickery

Top Stock Reports for Mastercard, Petrobras & Walgreens Boots Alliance

Today's Research Daily features new research reports on 16 major stocks, including Mastercard (MA), Petrobras (PBR) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

MA  MCHP  WBA  CCL  PBR  KMB

Tirthankar Chakraborty

5 of the Best Stocks to Buy After a Market Correction

Wall Street suffered correction for the second time this year amid concerns over trade and deepening declines among technology companies.

CMS  CNP  AES  KMB  AMZN  FB  TSLA  CAG  INTC

Zacks Equity Research

Can Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) Savings Efforts Uplift the Stock?

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) continues to gain from cost-saving efforts and plans to channelize such gains toward investments and restructuring.

KMB  UNFI  HRL  CAG

Zacks Equity Research

Can Buyouts & Cost Savings Aid McCormick's (MKC) Q1 Earnings?

McCormick's (MKC) first-quarter fiscal 2018 results to gain from acquisitions as well as productivity enhancing and savings efforts. However, rising input cost is a worry.

KMB  EL  SJM  MKC

Zacks Equity Research

Will Newell's (NWL) Transformation Plan Aid a Turnaround?

Newell (NWL) is losing luster due to soft core sales, strained margins and adverse pricing. However, its Transformation Plan has the potential to bring it back on growth trajectory.

KMB  NWL  ENR  BUFF

Tirthankar Chakraborty

5 Top Dividend Aristocrats to Buy in March

Investors have been caught off guard following Trump's tariff news and a gradual increase in rates on flared-up cost of living.

KMB  BA  F  GM  MMM  TROW  WMT  ADP

Zacks Equity Research

Newell (NWL) Beats on Q4 Earnings & Sales, Retains FY18 View

Newell's (NWL) results were favorably impacted by ongoing cost savings and related synergies, contributions from acquisitions and lower tax rate.

KMB  NWL  STZ  MKC

Zacks Equity Research

Clorox to Return More to Shareholders on Tax Reform Benefits

Clorox (CLX) accelerated dividend increase announcement in order to reward shareholders with gains from the new tax reform. It raised quarterly dividend by 14% to 96 cents per share.

KMB  EL  LW  CLX

Tirthankar Chakraborty

5 Best Stocks to Buy for a Stock Market Correction

The stock market is officially in a 'correction', with both the S&P 500 and the Dow plunging more than 10% from the recent all-time high scaled in January.

NFG  KMB  BT  EL  GS  MO

Tirthankar Chakraborty

5 Ultra-Safe Stocks to Survive Bloodbath on Wall Street

Concerns over inflation and rising interest rates pushed bond yields higher at the expense of stocks.

KMB  NWBI  OXY  EAT  M

Zacks Equity Research

Newell Speeds Up Transformation, Dips on Soft Initial Results

In a move to accelerate the pace of transformation, Newell Brands (NWL) is looking to exit non-strategic assets, reduce complexity and focus on key consumer-focused brands.

KMB  NWL  OLLI  BUFF

Zacks Equity Research

JNJ, PG, TRV, KMB Post Q4 Earnings

JNJ, PG, TRV, KMB Post Q4 Earnings

UAL  KMB  NFLX  JNJ  VZ  TRV  PG  TXN

Zacks Equity Research

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Up on Solid Q4 Earnings, Savings Goals

Kimberly-Clark'S (KMB) top and bottom lines grow year over year in 4Q17. Also, the company hikes dividend and issues a favorable outlook for 2018.

KMB  TUP  OLLI  BUFF

Mark Vickery

Big Morning for Q4 Earnings: JNJ, PG, TRV, KMB and More

While P&G and Travelers posted top- and bottom-line beats, J&J, Verizon and others put up mixed quarterly results.

UAL  KMB  NFLX  JNJ  VZ  TRV  PG  TXN

Zacks Equity Research

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Beats Q4 Earnings, Provides FY18 View

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) came out with 4Q17 results, wherein earnings came ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate, while sales missed the same. Management also provided outlook for 2018.

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Zacks Equity Research

Estee Lauder (EL) Up 61% in a Year: More Growth in Store?

Solid fundamentals, combined with a positive outlook, uphold Estee Lauder's (EL) prospects for fiscal 2018.

KMB  EL  UNFI  CHD

Zacks Equity Research

Can FORCE Program Drive Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) Q4 Earnings?

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) continues to battle stiff competition and input cost inflation. However, cost savings from FORCE program is likely to aid bottom-line growth in Q4.

KMB  KO  COTY  PG

Zacks Equity Research

Sysco (SYY) Set to Bring Kent Frozen Foods Under Its Wings

Sysco (SYY) plans to further expand its European business with the buyout of Kent Frozen Foods. The deal is subject to regulatory approval.

KMB  SYY  UNFI  CHD

Zacks Equity Research

SUPERVALU's Dismal Start in 2018 Gives Investors Cold Feet

SUPERVALU's (SVU) persistent struggle with retail business weighs on investors' sentiments. However, stable wholesale business helps the company to stay afloat.

KMB  EL  SVU  CHD

Zacks Equity Research

United Natural Up 27% in 6 Months: Further Upside in Store?

United Natural's (UNFI) sales channels gain from high consumer demand for organic products. Further, the company has been widening distribution network and inducing growth.

KMB  EL  UNFI  CHD

Zacks Equity Research

Newell Brands (NWL) in Investors' Good Books: Here's Why

Newell Brands (NWL) is on track to strengthen its portfolio through market share gains, cost-saving plans and shareholder-friendly moves, making fundamentals stronger.

KMB  NWL  ENR  OLLI

Zacks Equity Research

Factors That are Likely to Fuel Kimberly-Clark (KMB) in 2018

Kimberly-Clark's (KMB) continued focus on cost saving, innovation and restructuring is likely to aid growth in the forthcoming periods.

KMB  EL  UNFI  CHD

Zacks Equity Research

Factors to Weigh on Consumer Staples Stocks in 2018

Responding to consumers' rapidly changing preferences creates significant competition, price wars and an intense promotional environment.

MO  CHD  CL  PG  SVU  PEP  KMB