Catawba Capital Management Lowered Its Kimberly Clark (KMB) Position; Iec Electronics (IEC)’s Sentiment Is 1

Catawba Capital Management decreased Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) stake by 22.4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Catawba Capital Management sold 5,989 shares as Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)’s stock declined 3.59%. The Catawba Capital Management holds 20,743 shares with $2.44 million value, down from 26,732 last quarter. Kimberly Clark Corp now has $40.80 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.43% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $116.21. About 2.61M shares traded or 13.41% up from the average. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has risen 0.32% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.38% the S&P500.

IEC Electronics Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic contract manufacturing services in the United States. The company has market cap of $39.29 million. It specializes in delivering technical solutions for the custom manufacturing, product configuration, and verification testing of complex products that require a sophisticated level of manufacturing. It has a 476.25 P/E ratio. The firm makes a range of assemblies that are incorporated into various products, such as aerospace and defense systems, medical devices, industrial equipment, and transportation products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, 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. Private Company Na invested in 0.21% or 8,093 shares. Michigan-based Regal Invest Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.19% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Raymond James & reported 0.32% stake. Massachusetts Fincl Ma has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Millennium Mngmt Lc accumulated 0.08% or 437,286 shares. Leisure Cap Mgmt has 1.56% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB). Logan Cap Management Incorporated reported 0.21% stake. Asset holds 92,670 shares. Highstreet Asset Mgmt Inc has 0.21% invested in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 18,677 shares. Woodmont Investment Counsel Ltd Liability holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) for 7,022 shares. Elm Lc accumulated 3,354 shares. Northeast Fincl Consultants Inc, Connecticut-based fund reported 4,088 shares. Farmers Trust has 3,030 shares. West Coast Fin Ltd Liability Company reported 2,340 shares. Nikko Asset Americas stated it has 0.2% in Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB).

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.77 million activity. $2.77 million worth of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) was sold by Underhill Kimberly K.

Among 18 analysts covering Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Kimberly-Clark has $15700 highest and $100.0 lowest target. $122.44’s average target is 5.36% above currents $116.21 stock price. Kimberly-Clark had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 17. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 13. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 12 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Thursday, October 22 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, March 24. The stock of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6. Barclays Capital downgraded Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) rating on Monday, January 9. Barclays Capital has “Equal Weight” rating and $109 target. Jefferies maintained Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, July 21.

Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. holds 0.15% of its portfolio in IEC Electronics Corp. for 333,200 shares. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Llc Ny owns 113,990 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Walthausen & Co. Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 158,870 shares. The California-based Globeflex Capital L P has invested 0.04% in the stock. Weber Alan W, a New York-based fund reported 10,000 shares.

Analysts await IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:IEC) to report earnings on February, 9. They expect $0.04 earnings per share, up 144.44% or $0.13 from last year’s $-0.09 per share. IEC’s profit will be $412,462 for 23.81 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual earnings per share reported by IEC Electronics Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -42.86% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $8,350 activity.