KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP (KMB)       136.76  +0.06 (+0.04%)

136.76  +0.06 (+0.04%)

US4943681035 - Common Stock - After market: 136.76 0 (0%)

Technical Rating


We assign a technical rating of 8 out of 10 to KMB. Although KMB is only a medium performer in the overall market, the technical picture looks good in both the medium and short term time frames.

The long and short term trends are both positive. This is looking good!
KMB is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The market is still in the middle of its 52 week range, so KMB slightly outperforms the market at the moment.
KMB is currently showing a bull flag pattern! A bull flag pattern occurs when prices pull back slightly after a strong rise up. This may be a nice opportunity for an entry.
KMB has an average volume of 1655780 traded shares per day. This is a good sign as it is always nice to have a liquid stock.
Looking at the yearly performance, KMB did better than 85% of all other stocks. However, this relatively good performance is mostly due to a recent big move.
KMB is part of the Household Products industry. There are 12 other stocks in this industry, KMB did better than 66% of them.


1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 12 Months 10.44% 7.82% 7.04% 0.51% SMA(20) SMA(50) SMA(100) SMA(200) RS 52 Wk Range ST Trend LT Trend 85.53 108.74 - 145.79
KMB Weekly chart
KMB Daily chart

Support/Resistance Analysis


When analyzing the support we notice one important area.
  • A support zone ranging from 133.05 to 133.15. This zone is formed by a combination of multiple trend lines and important moving averages in the daily time frame.
2 important resistance areas can be observed.
  • Resistance @136.98 from a horizontal line in the daily time frame.
  • A resistance zone ranging from 140.34 to 140.75. This zone is formed by a combination of multiple trend lines in multiple time frames.

Setup Analysis

Setup Rating


Besides having an excellent technical rating, KMB also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 136.98. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 133.15, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Very recently a Pocket Pivot signal was observed. This is another positive sign.

  • A Pocket Pivot is a price/volume accumulation pattern. A Pocket Pivot occurs when price moves up with volume higher than the maximum down volume registered in the previous 10 days.

Possible Trading Setup

The following trade can be suggested based on the decent technical rating and setup score.

136.99133.043.95 (2.88%)25.00%
An entry @136.99. This is a Buy Stop order right above the resistance zone.An exit @133.04. This is a Stop Loss order right below the support zone.The trade has a worst case loss of 3.95 points, which is 2.88%.When investing 25.00% of your capital in this trade, your total portfolio risk will be 0.72%.

  • The generated setup is based on the nearest support and resistance areas. If you are looking for a more long term trade, probably a wider stop is advisable.
  • This trade setup was generated fully automatically and should not be interpreted as trading advice. Always check the related news for upcoming earnings or other events. Make your own analysis and trade at your own responsibility.
KMB Daily chart


NYSE:KMB (12/8/2022, 5:30:00 PM)+0.06 (+0.04%)

After market: 136.76 0 (0%)

Chartmill TA Rating
Chartmill Setup Rating
GICS Sector Consumer Staples
GICS Industry Household Products
Today 0.04% 1 Week 0.12%
2 Weeks 2.06% 1 Month 10.44%
3 Month 7.82% 6 Month 7.04%
ATR(14) 2.01 ATR(20)% 1.64%
ATR Inc -8.65% Range Today 1.79
Trend & SMA
ST Trend LT Trend
SMA(5) SMA(10)
SMA(20) SMA(50)
SMA(100) SMA(200)
Relative Strength & Ranges
CRS 85.53 Mansfield 0.9
10 Day High 138.16 10 Day Low 131.55
20 Day High 138.16 20 Day Low 124.22
52 Week High 145.79 52 Week Low 108.74
CS1 End 133.15 CR1 Start 136.98
Volume & EV
DER(3) 1.05% DER(5) 1.64%
Volume 1.46M Volume Incr 1.65%
Vol(5) 1.42M Vol(50) 1.66M

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