Procter & Gamble – Kimberly-Clark Corp. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market
Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
inched 0.21% higher to $139.22 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $20.94 short of its 52-week high ($160.16), which the company reached on August 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson
rose 1.15% to $162.24, Procter & Gamble Co.
rose 0.01% to $137.25, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A
rose 2.35% to $312.29. Trading volume (3.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.