|Day Low/High||122.41 / 124.76|
|52 Wk Low/High||97.10 / 120.48|
Volatility appears to be the most attractive play during the early portion of earnings season.
Whether this is the end of the slump is still up for debate, but the crash since October has been brutal and all bear markets end the same way.
This reliable name should continue to generate consistent income, no matter what the stock market does.
It's done without much thought even though their companies are doing amazingly well.
What would make this market bottom? I have 5 things that must occur before we do.
I would not look to trade Kimberly Clark now.
They are coining money selling phones and making even more - in terms of gross profit on the services stream.
There is clear divergence between the best and the worst performers in each sector this earnings season.
Let's check the charts and indicators of KMB and send the comments along to Michael Hsu.
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Given that protection is priced so cheaply, be sure to hedge this risky trade.
Will it be too painful to stick around while you wait for the Fed to change course?
Use Kimberly-Clark as a sign of what is happening. And respect what it says.
Can we possibly have had a huge sell-off and then a rally to be in the black?
Stay diversified and stay the course, there's nothing here that's going to change things longer term.
These consumer products names are the comeback kings of this market.
The selling accelerated once the opening low was breached and breadth hit about 3 to 1 negative.
I am going to tell you how this sell-off works and why it is not as special as it seems.
Take a pass on stocks like Kimberly-Clark or Pfizer that are bucking Wednesday's sell-off and going higher.
After such a sharp run-up you typically will see a stock 'catch its breath.'
The group has turned around in recent months, and signs of a top have yet to emerge.
These names are showing technical characteristics of either bullish or bearish reversal patterns over the past week.
There are two markets, according to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.
These stocks are selling at historically low earnings multiples, but have raised their dividends for decades.