Procter & Gamble – Kimberly-Clark Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
rose 1.95% to $138.93 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.11% to 4,170.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $21.23 short of its 52-week high ($160.16), which the company reached on August 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.29% to $160.39, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 1.21% to $137.24, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 0.24% to $305.13. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.