Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC Grows Holdings in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)

Lloyd Doyle
March 18, 2018

Quotient Investors Llc bought 4,200 shares as the company's stock rose 7.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,681 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.85M, down from 18,293 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bangor Savings Bank who had been investing in Wal Mart Stores Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $264.16 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $110.63. Another trade for 2.00M shares valued at $158.93 million was sold by WALTON JIM C. On Friday, September 22 the insider WALTON S ROBSON sold $158.93M. It has outperformed by 48.70% the S&P500.

Patten Group Inc decreased its stake in Kimberly (KMB) by 10.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 2,050,420 shares of the company's stock valued at $247,404,000 after acquiring an additional 993,961 shares during the period. Cadence Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 170,467 shares. Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Kimberly for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $39.29 billion market cap company. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 2,009,880 shares of the company's stock worth $259,496,000 after buying an additional 1,514,722 shares in the last quarter. About 3.85M shares traded or 63.04% up from the average. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) opened at $112.02 on Friday. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $1.45 earnings per share. KMB's profit will be $596.20 million for 16.47 P/E if the $1.70 EPS becomes a reality. The company's quarterly revenue was up.8% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Kimberly Clark Corp will post 7 EPS for the current year. It also increased its holding in Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) by 1,625 shares in the quarter, for a total of 5,976 shares, and has risen its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT). Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kimberly Clark from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $134.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Therefore 68% are positive. Kimberly Clark Corp has a 52-week low of $109.51 and a 52-week high of $135.13. Below is a list of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) latest ratings and price target changes. Macquarie Research initiated Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Friday, September 15 with "Neutral" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Citigroup. As per Thursday, October 22, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Friday, June 30 report. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $125.44. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, October 19 report. "On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with ".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. It turned negative, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 8,632 shares. Peak6 Invs Ltd Partnership reported 81,475 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Moors Cabot Inc reported 25,164 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Td Asset Management owns 682,817 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Autus Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.06% or 2,780 shares. Barometer Cap holds 0.43% of its portfolio in Illumina, Inc. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Boston Family Office Llc accumulated 0.1% or 4,429 shares. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC owned 0.06% of Kimberly Clark worth $25,702,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Shamrock Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Kimberly Clark by 220.5% during the fourth quarter. After $1.57 actual earnings per share reported by Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.28% EPS growth.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. cut its stake in shares of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) by 4.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Tci Wealth Advisors Inc reported 5,962 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 0 are positive. Suncor Energy Inc. had 31 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, February 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform". The stock of Suncor Energy Inc.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 3rd. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, October 24. Oppenheimer maintained Skyworks Solutions, Inc. Oppenheimer has "Buy" rating and $12000 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, December 14. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral" on Monday, October 12.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. (NASDAQ:ILMN). Co Bank reported 1,527 shares stake. Chicago Equity Partners Lc has 39,855 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. World Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 36,703 shares or 0.14% of their U.S. portfolio. Sumitomo Life Ins Company has invested 0.58% in Walmart Inc. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 0.12% or 218,984 shares. Ramsay Stattman Vela & Price has 0.15% invested in Walmart Inc. Metropolitan Life Comm holds 0.09% or 75,633 shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw Inc invested in 714,816 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 6,315 are held by Community National Bank Na.

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