Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Stake Boosted by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board

Lloyd Doyle
March 13, 2018

The firm owned 26,717 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 457 shares during the quarter. Price Michael F who had been investing in Time Warner Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $75.44 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $101.02. About 2.09 million shares traded. The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC) has declined 2.07% since March 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

State Of Tennessee Treasury Department decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 46.96% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alethea Capital Management Llc sold 5,400 shares as Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)'s stock declined 3.59%. The institutional investor held 96,855 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.95M, up from 90,995 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Buckingham Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.38 billion market cap company.

Buckingham Asset Management Llc, which manages about $6.11B and $420.44M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VV) by 4,324 shares to 15,873 shares, valued at $1.83M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

News stories about Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500. Putnam Investments Limited Com accumulated 299,320 shares. The SI to Aytu Bioscience Inc's float is 1.73%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 8 investors sold KT shares while 34 reduced holdings. Stifel reported 778,470 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Comm holds 0.05% or 183,398 shares in its portfolio. Tnb Financial reported 10,024 shares. Wellington Shields Capital Mgmt Limited Co invested 0.04% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The holds 0.01% or 390,154 shares in its portfolio. Ancora Advsrs Limited holds 1,960 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Asset Mgmt invested in 0.14% or 36,703 shares. (NASDAQ:MU). Moreover, Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Co has 0.04% invested in Micron Technology, Inc. State Street Corporation holds 0% or 590,594 shares in its portfolio. Ruggie Cap Group invested in 0.02% or 338 shares. Azimuth Limited Liability Company invested in 4,678 shares. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of Kimberly Clark in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Ny State Teachers Retirement System reported 0.03% stake.

Among 21 analysts covering American International Group (NYSE:AIG), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Friday, September 15. Citigroup maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) rating on Monday, February 26. Guggenheim has "Buy" rating and $121.0 target.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 3rd. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by UBS. The firm has "Buy" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, November 27.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Epoch Prtnrs invested in 0.54% or 1.59 million shares. KMB's profit will be $596.20M for 16.63 P/E if the $1.70 EPS becomes a reality. The company reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.03.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $471,132 activity. It dropped, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. South Texas Money Mgmt Ltd owns 1,776 shares. Blue Chip Ptnrs holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 12,733 shares. 2,000 are owned by Sfe Investment Counsel.

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE KMB) traded up $1.45 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $113.39.

Shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) opened at $111.94 on Monday. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 97,911 shares. First Quadrant LP Ca holds 0.22% or 95,002 shares in its portfolio. Raymond James Associate holds 1.35M shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. This is a positive change from Kimberly Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $0.97. Norinchukin Natl Bank The stated it has 0.07% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Following the transaction, the insider now owns 31,141 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,729,757.57. Inc., a New York-based fund reported 2.15 million shares. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. KT had 4 analyst reports since September 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of KMB in report on Wednesday, April 19 with " rating. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Friday, August 11 report. Royal Bankshares Of Scotland Gp Public Ltd Co stated it has 0.31% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 14 by Goldman Sachs.

Barnett & Company Inc, which manages about $382.43M and $197.51M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schein Henry Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) by 8,901 shares to 17,802 shares, valued at $1.46M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bmc Stock Holdings 453,614 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 2.14M shares, and cut its stake in Dolby Laboratories Inc.

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