American Beacon Advisors INC Cut Its Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) Position by $94.85 Million; Share Value Declined

February 15, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 64 investors sold KMB shares while 404 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. 245.40 million shares or 1.70% more from 241.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hightower Advsrs Lc reported 267,137 shares. Fiduciary Finance Svcs Of The Southwest Tx holds 0.57% or 16,235 shares. Wellington Shields Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.04% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Korea Invest holds 151,725 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Peoples Fincl Svcs Corp has 0.36% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 5,395 shares. Confluence Wealth Lc holds 3,075 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Marathon Asset Management Llp has 0.41% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Associated Banc invested in 6.65% or 1.03M shares. Invest Centers Of America holds 49,445 shares. Moreover, Timber Creek Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has 0.09% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 1,103 shares. Town & Country Commercial Bank Dba First Bankers Trust accumulated 11,778 shares. Mcf Advsr Limited Liability owns 0.06% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 2,471 shares. Monetary Mgmt Grp Inc owns 1,650 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Mngmt has invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.77 million activity.

American Beacon Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) by 59.84% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Beacon Advisors Inc sold 806 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.59% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 541 shares of the containers and packaging company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $63.67M, down from 1,347 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Beacon Advisors Inc who had been investing in Kimberly Clark Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $40.31B market cap company. The stock increased 1.95% or $2.2 during the last trading session, reaching $114.93. About 945,972 shares traded. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

American Beacon Advisors Inc, which manages about $52.95B and $8.38B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Juniper Networks Inc (NYSE:JNPR) by 200 shares to 3,250 shares, valued at $90.45M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 140 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1,532 shares, and has risen its stake in Sysco Corp (NYSE:SYY).

More notable recent Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) news were published by: which released: “Kimberly-Clark closing two Wisconsin plants, cutting 600 jobs” on January 31, 2018, also with their article: “5 Things Kimberly Clark Wants You to Know” published on February 01, 2018, published: “Kimberly-Clark Could Slowly Improve From Here, But There’s Still Risk” on February 12, 2018. More interesting news about Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) were released by: and their article: “Gov. Scott Walker: Give Kimberly-Clark Foxconn-style deal to keep paper plants …” published on February 05, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Kimberly-Clark to cut workforce by 12-13 percent, shut facilities” with publication date: January 23, 2018.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 24. CLSA downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 25 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $13300 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by UBS. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 24. On Friday, June 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. Societe Generale initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 21 report.

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