Kimberly-Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

From your nose (Kleenex) to your baby’s bottom (Huggies), from the kitchen (Scott) to the bathroom (Cottonelle), Kimberly-Clark is the leading provider of personal paper products.

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Player Avatar movwiz (60.56) Submitted: 10/4/2006 1:11:25 AM : Underperform Start Price: $49.62 KMB Score: -78.00

as much as this stock is a long term favorite, there are no new outstanding products that I can see on the horizon. Baby diapers? this is a tough business, but the world is expanding and people do need toilet paper!

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Member Avatar ikkyu2 (99.38) Submitted: 9/19/2008 1:49:59 PM
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So your pick boils down to "I agree with the bull thesis but I'm redthumbing because the company does not innovate?" This is a consumer staples company, not Google. They do not need to innovate. They need to execute.

Member Avatar tomd728 (< 20) Submitted: 3/27/2013 8:05:26 AM
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Tough to argue with performance though.Taking KMP v S & P it is a great stock with decent yield and just what any portfolio needs now in what will certainly be some rough sledding.

Respectfully,

Tom

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