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Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) inched 0.01% higher to $136.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.31% to 4,701.21 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.10% to 35,754.75. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $6.48 short of its 52-week high ($143.37), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 0.60% to $164.34, Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) rose 0.45% to $152.43, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL) rose 0.71% to $356.15. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 134,751 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled December 8, 2021.
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December 08, 2021 17:04 ET (22:04 GMT)
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