Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Position Maintained by Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund

June 19, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 75 investors sold KMB shares while 457 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 342 raised stakes. 238.90 million shares or 0.38% more from 237.99 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. First Citizens Natl Bank & Company owns 6,867 shares. Bragg Advsr invested in 0.05% or 2,699 shares. Chevy Chase Tru Hldgs holds 0.18% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) or 305,300 shares. Texas-based Bbva Compass Retail Bank Inc has invested 0.24% in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Shufro Rose Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 3,000 shares. Johnson Group, Wisconsin-based fund reported 63,308 shares. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Co invested in 0.16% or 125,520 shares. Windward Cap Com Ca holds 4,412 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Midwest Investment Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 1,950 shares. Wagner Bowman Corp reported 23,430 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno accumulated 8,900 shares. Ferguson Wellman Cap Management reported 52,650 shares. Franklin Resources holds 585,577 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Mu Invs has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB). Benjamin F Edwards holds 0.09% or 4,791 shares.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $24.16 million activity. 18,208 Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) shares with value of $2.39 million were sold by Mielke Thomas J.. The insider PALMER ANTHONY J. sold $4.78 million. Another trade for 7,078 shares valued at $920,237 was sold by Cruz Sergio. $483,800 worth of stock was sold by Underhill Kimberly K on Wednesday, February 1. The insider FALK THOMAS J sold $8.02 million. MacQuillan Sandra also sold $659,615 worth of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) on Saturday, April 29.

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 220.83% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund bought 82,097 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 119,273 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $13.61 million, up from 37,176 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.50 billion market cap company. The stock rose 1.09% or $1.42 reaching $131.63 per share. About 158,390 shares traded. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, which manages about $4.83 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) by 42,188 shares to 61,268 shares, valued at $4.54 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Chubb Ltd by 27,626 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 48,548 shares, and cut its stake in Edwards Lifesciences Corp (NYSE:EW).

More notable recent Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Kimberly-Clark, Flowers Foods and Coach” on June 05, 2017, also Law360.com with their article: “Kimberly-Clark Wins Bid To Move False Ad Row To Ga.” published on June 05, 2017, Fool.com published: “How Kimberly Clark Corp Makes Most of Its Money” on May 23, 2017. More interesting news about Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: PepsiCo, Inc. vs. Kimberly-Clark Corp” published on May 24, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “5 Things You Didn’t Know About Kimberly-Clark Corporation” with publication date: May 31, 2017.

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 32 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Societe Generale. As per Tuesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, November 15. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 25 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) earned “Hold” rating by Societe Generale on Friday, March 10. As per Thursday, September 17, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of KMB in report on Tuesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, May 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, July 21 by Sterne Agee CRT.

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