Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corp. KMB, -0.80% shed 0.80% to $137.02 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.85% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.68% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Kimberly-Clark Corp. closed $18.43 below its 52-week high ($155.45), which the company achieved on October 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ, +0.38% rose 0.38% to $165.42, Procter & Gamble Co. PG, -0.21% fell 0.21% to $145.12, and Estee Lauder Cos. Cl A EL, -1.38% fell 1.38% to $326.25. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 463,230 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.