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KMB

Kimberly-Clark

$105.80

0.67 (0.64%)

13:05
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Kimberly Clark call volume above normal and directionally bullish

Bullish option flow detected in Kimberly Clark with 4,934 calls trading, 4x expected, and implied vol increasing over 2 points to 26.76%. Jul-18 108 calls and Jul-18 100 calls are the most active options, with total volume in those strikes near 2,000 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 0.15. Earnings are expected on July 24th.

KMB Kimberly-Clark
$105.80

0.67 (0.64%)

04/24/18
BERN
04/24/18
NO CHANGE
Target $110
BERN
Market Perform
Kimberly-Clark price target lowered to $110 from $115 at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst Ali Dibadj lowered his price target for Kimberly-Clark to $110 from $115 following quarterly results. The analyst reiterates a Market Perform rating on the shares.
04/24/18
RBCM
04/24/18
NO CHANGE
Target $107
RBCM
Sector Perform
Kimberly-Clark price target lowered to $107 from $121 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Nik Modi lowered his price target on Kimberly-Clark to $107 and kept his Market Perform rating after the company's in-line Q1 earnings and maintained FY18 outlook. Modi notes that while the organic sales growth was better than expected amid stronger U.S. performance and easy comps, pricing was down. The analyst adds that the input costs are also expected to rise by as much as $150M above prior view on higher commodity price assumptions, presenting downside risks in FY18 amid an already competitive industry environment.
06/21/18
MSCO
06/21/18
INITIATION
Target $94
MSCO
Underweight
Kimberly-Clark initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Dara Mohsenian initiated Kimberly-Clark (KMB) with an Underweight rating and $94 price target, as he contends the company faces multiple fundamental pressures to long-term revenue growth, including market share risk in the diaper category from a "refocused Procter & Gamble (PG), a private label push by U.S. retailers, and local competition in China. These pressures, combined with what he sees as company guidance for FY18 EPS that is too high, create 4-5% of potential EPS downside compared to consensus in each of the next three years, Mohsenian tells investors.
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Brandywine Realty

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BDN

Brandywine Realty

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BDN

Brandywine Realty

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