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Kimberly-Clark

$123.76

-1.52 (-1.21%)

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Technical Earnings Preview: Kimberly-Clark has a potential bearish pattern

There is a small potential bearish flag pattern on the daily that would become active on a breakdown below $123. If the news is a negative surprise, the pattern could become active. Downside potential for the pattern would be to the $115 area. If the news is a positive surprise, a breakout above the top of the flag pattern at the $125 area would void it. Next resistance levels to watch in that event as potential upside objectives would be at $126.92, the $130 area, and then at $132.62.

  • 25

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KMB Kimberly-Clark
$123.76

-1.52 (-1.21%)

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JEFF
04/18/17
INITIATION
Target $134
JEFF
Hold
Kimberly-Clark initiated with a Hold at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst Kevin Grundy started Kimberly-Clark with a Hold rating and $134 price target. The competitive environment is as difficult as it's been in years and emerging markets are unlikely to recover near-term, the analyst contends.
06/19/17
GSCO
06/19/17
NO CHANGE
Target $157
GSCO
Buy
Kimberly-Clark's growth story misunderstood at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Jason English said Kimberly-Clark's growth story is misunderstood, resulting in shares that are undervalued. He expects an inflection in second half organic growth as China price pressures fade and market share losses are lapped. English said the Personal Care segment is set to resume its leadership role from emerging market penetration adn frequency gains, resulting in improving growth. The analyst views Kimberly-Clark shares as "compelling" and raised his price target to $157 from $151 and reiterated his Buy rating.
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UBSW
07/12/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $120
UBSW
Sell
Kimberly-Clark downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst Stephen Powers downgraded Kimberly-Clark to Sell and cut his price target for the shares to $120 from $134. The stock's 11% rise year-to-date is not based on fundamentals but news flow of consolidation in the Household Products sector, Powers tells investors in a research note. He believes, however, that Kimberly-Clark may not possess as much "strategic optionality" as is reflected in the current share price. Despite a strong geographic footprint, the company's categories present "limited revenue expansion opportunities" without capital investments, the analyst argues.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Monsanto (MON) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies with analyst Laurence Alexander saying Bayer's (BAYRY) all-cash offer appears on track for year-end. The analyst views the deal failing as a "low-probability scenario" and keeps a $128 price target for the shares. 2. Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg. 3. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS with analyst Stephen Powers saying the stock's 11% rise year-to-date is not based on fundamentals but news flow of consolidation in the Household Products sector. 4. Harley-Davidson (HOG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein with analyst David Beckel citing his belief that "demographic shifts and a stagnating economy" will prevent demand for the company's motorcycles from growing in the U.S. for the next five years. 5. IMAX (IMAX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Barrington with analyst James Goss saying positive catalysts "might take some time to develop." This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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