Procter & Gamble – Kimberly-Clark Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
advanced 2.26% to $131.59 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $28.57 short of its 52-week high ($160.16), which the company achieved on August 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 1.98% to $156.10, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 3.14% to $125.98, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 2.70% to $292.89. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.