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Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) inched 0.91% higher to $141.07 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.14% to 4,793.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.25% to 36,488.63. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $2.30 short of its 52-week high ($143.37), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) rose 1.11% to $171.55, Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) rose 0.83% to $164.19, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A (EL) rose 0.62% to $370.08. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 451,215 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled December 29, 2021.
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December 29, 2021 17:04 ET (22:04 GMT)
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