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Possible Bullish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB)

By James Quinn

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bullish inside day candle pattern in Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) based on the price action in the company's shares. Yesterday's price range of $133.33 and $134.16 is within the prior day's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Traders and investors interested in shares of Kimberly-Clark may want to consider an appropriate entry level in the event a reversal to the upside transpires. It is important to look for confirmation.

Kimberly-Clark share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $138.87 and a 52-week low of $103.04 and closed yesterday at 30% above that low price at $133.74 per share. Over the last five market days, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.2% while the 50-day MA has declined 0.3%.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company's products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark's products are sold in countries around the world.

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) defies analysts with a current price ($133.74) 6.0% above its average consensus price target of $125.73. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $132.82 and further support at its 200-day MA of $122.17.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Kimberly-Clark on January 24th, 2017 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $120.15. Since that recommendation, shares of Kimberly-Clark have risen 10.9%. We continue to monitor KMB for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): KMB