KMB - Kimberly-Clark Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
118.91
-1.03 (-0.86%)
As of 11:13AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close119.94
Open120.26
Bid118.88 x 1000
Ask118.93 x 800
Day's Range118.53 - 120.26
52 Week Range97.10 - 120.48
Volume285,967
Avg. Volume2,162,858
Market Cap40.918B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.47
PE Ratio (TTM)29.51
EPS (TTM)4.03
Earnings DateApr 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield4.12 (3.45%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-03-07
1y Target Est108.81
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