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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

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Updated Jul 20, 2018 03:58 PM ET

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

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VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Can Savings Keep Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Afloat in Q2 Earnings?

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Will Restructuring Plans Revive Kimberly-Clark's Stock?

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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.