What Do Analysts Predict for KMB?

Kimberly-Clark surged to $141.39 per share this afternoon, but it remains 8.18% above its mean target price of $130.7. There may still be room for more downwards movement — even after today's 1.6% drop. Analysts are giving the large-cap Paper & Paper Products stock on average rating of hold, with target prices ranging from $118.0 to $143.0 per share.

The stock has an average amount of shares sold short at 2.2%, and a short ratio of 4.53. The company's insiders own 0.24% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that an average number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 78.6% of Kimberly-Clark's shares being owned by this investor type.

Institutions Invested in Kimberly-Clark

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2022-12-31 Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) 9% 29,578,773 $4,182,142,696
2022-12-31 Blackrock Inc. 8% 28,577,378 $4,040,555,457
2022-12-31 State Street Corporation 6% 19,252,965 $2,722,176,709
2022-12-31 Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc 3% 9,628,171 $1,361,327,091
2022-12-31 Capital Research Global Investors 2% 7,237,222 $1,023,270,814
2022-12-31 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. 2% 7,198,665 $1,017,819,239
2022-12-31 Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. 2% 7,095,043 $1,003,168,125
2022-12-31 Geode Capital Management, LLC 2% 6,357,163 $898,839,272
2022-12-31 Wellington Management Group, LLP 2% 5,124,577 $724,563,938
2022-12-31 Invesco Ltd. 1% 4,891,964 $691,674,786
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