Kimberly-Clark stock: buy or sell

KMB stock price: $141.47 -0.65% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021


Kimberly-Clark stock brief

  • Kimberly-Clark closed on Wednesday at $141.47 after barely changing a -0.65%.
  • Kimberly-Clark is presenting its earnings report on Friday
  • On Tuesday, it broke out above $142.07, a resistance not crossed since November 2020.
  • On Tuesday broke out above its latest top at $139.75
  • The price is currently higher than the upper Bollinger band, which is usually an indicator of a short-term correction
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care and consumer tissue products worldwide.

Should I buy Kimberly-Clark stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $KMB stock a buy?

In the current situation of Kimberly-Clark there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $KMB will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Kimberly-Clark stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Kimberly-Clark shares?. Like when we have to buy shares, determining when is the best time to sell is not a haphazard decision, and we must adhere our own trading style. Our trading system selects very simple setups to guide us on when is the best moment to sell our shares. Be aware that these setups are not intended for selling short $KMB stock

As a golden rule, you should not keep a trade that shows a losses greater than those expected upon purchase. The timing to sell shares should always be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Kimberly-Clark stock?

In the current situation of Kimberly-Clark there is not any eligible sell setup, so Kimberly-Clark stock holders with operations in profit can keep their positions

Kimberly-Clark ratings

In the last 30 days, 2 analyst ratings were published for Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 25th, 2021
JPMorgan Chase & Co. NeutralSell
Apr 1st, 2021
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Neutral

Kimberly-Clark stock analysis

Since the price bottomed at $126.90 in early March, the stock surged by 11.48%.

SMAs overview

KMB stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $141.51 (0.03% above)
  • R2: $141.99 (0.37% above)
  • R3: $142.07 (0.42% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $140.19 (-0.90% below)
  • S2: $139.75 (-1.22% below)
  • S3: $138.99 (-1.75% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The current range between the upper and lower bands is 4.34%, meaning that volatility is at very low levels. The tightness of the Bollinger bands is generally a indication of a sharp price movement (up or down), so we must be watchful and manage our buy or sell orders correctly

    KMB stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The has been between the overbought and oversold zones for several weeks, and therefore, without this indicator really serving to help us make any decisions.

    KMB stock RSI chart

    Kimberly-Clark stock price history

    Kimberly-Clark IPO was on Mar 17th, 1980 priced at $0.00 per share1. Since then, KMB stock surged by -, with an average of 0.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in Kimberly-Clark stock on Mar 1980, it would worth $inf today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    KMB stock price history chart

    Price target for Kimberly-Clark stock

    Nobody can predict how much a stock will be priced tomorrow. However, many stock price forecasts are posted every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions publish their price estimates based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these predictions follow the release of new fundamental data by the company, and usually. Again, these estimates are not direct recommendations for small investors and must not be trusted blindly.

    There are 2 price predictions released for Kimberly-Clark that average $134.00. That is a 5.28% than the current price ($141.47).

    Kimberly-Clark stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 25th, 2021
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. $144.00$123.00
    Apr 1st, 2021
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $146.00$145.00

    Earnings and financials

    Kimberly-Clark ($KMB) posts earnings report on Friday. Market analysts analysts forecast of $1.92 and revenues of $5.0 billion.

    If you are a shareholder of Kimberly-Clark stock, you should double check your stop-loss, as financial report release day has higher than usual volatility. You can find more information about the earnings call and the earnings reports on the Investor Relations section of its website:

    Last January, Kimberly-Clark ($KMB) had the quarterly financial event and posted the report. Kimberly-Clark topped market estimates and posted of $1.69, that is a 4.97% improvement compared to the previous forecasts of $1.61. Nevertheless, reported revenues of $4.8 billion were in line with Wall St. predictions.

    Compared to the same quarter one year ago, EPS was $1.71, so posted EPS means a decrease of -1.17%. Looking at revenue, figures inched a 5.52% compared to $45.8B same quarter 12 months ago.

    Kimberly-Clark performance

    KMB performance compared
    Kimberly-Clark ($KMB) 6.10% 9.10% -5.60%

    Important note:
    The viewpoints contained in this post are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this report does not know the individual situations of the reader, his or her own financial statements or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Viewpoints are published for general educational motives only

    Kimberly-Clark summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Day range$140.92 - $143.37
    Previous close$142.39
    Session gain-0.65%
    Average true range$2.42
    50d mov avg$133.75
    100d mov avg$133.47
    200d mov avg$139.03
    Earnings dateApril 23rd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Kimberly-Clark stock symbol?

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the KMB symbol

    Is Kimberly-Clark stock a buy or sell?

    Kimberly-Clark received 2 ratings in the last 30 days: 0 bullish, 1 bearish and 1 neutral.

    Will KMB go up?

    Kimberly-Clark had different price predictions posted by market analysts in the last 4 weeks setting the target price to $134.00. That is a 5.28% than the last price ($141.47).