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The Kimberly-Clark stock is one with rising relative price potential

An important metric to look for in a stock is a relative strength rating of 80 or higher. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) hit that mark with a jump of 79 to 82 on Thursday. Additionally, according to the MarketSmith weekly chart, the RS line is showing the Blue Dot indication.


When looking for the best shares to buy and watch, one factor to watch closely is relative price strength.

IBD’s unique RS rating identifies technical performance using a score of 1 (worst) to 99 (best), showing how the stock’s price performance over the 52-week period compares with other publicly traded companies.

Decades of market research reveals that the stocks that make the biggest gains have an RS rating of 80 when they start their biggest runs.

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The Kimberly-Clark stock is building consolidation with a 145.89 entry. See if the stock can continue to rise above the major moving average and break at least 40% higher than normal.

Earnings report

The company’s latest report showed earnings growth decreased from -23% to -25%, while sales increased from 3% to 7%. The next quarterly results are expected on or around July 23.

The company is No. 1 among its peers in the cosmetics / personal care industry group. Earn 10 rank. Prestige brands (PBH) and ELF Beauty (ELF) is also one of the group’s highest-rated stocks.

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