Procter & Gamble – Kimberly-Clark Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
rallied 1.08% to $130.53 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $29.63 below its 52-week high ($160.16), which the company achieved on August 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson
fell 1.76% to $156.22, Procter & Gamble Co.
fell 0.60% to $123.16, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
remained unchanged. Trading volume (3.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.