Kimberly-Clark Corp


  • Colgate to cut 6 pct of workforce in 4 years Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Colgate-Palmolive will cut more than 2,310 workers, or 6 percent of its workforce, by the end of 2016 in a push to make the consumer products company more efficient. Consumer product companies like Colgate-Palmolive have increasingly looked outside of the U.S. to sustain growth but that has become problematic in recent years.

  • Oct 24- Kimberly-Clark Corp posted a higher quarterly profit on Wednesday and raised its expectations for the year. Kimberly-Clark, best known for its Kleenex tissues, earned $517 million, or $1.30 per share, in the third quarter, compared with $432 million, or $1.09 per share, a year earlier.

  • *China data points to strengthening recovery. *Dow Chemical to cut jobs. NEW YORK, Oct 24- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Wednesday, indicating indexes may bounce from declines a day earlier when the Dow suffered its biggest drop in four months, following data from China that eased concerns about sluggish global growth.

  • China, Better Earnings Push Up Markets Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    Choppy, choppy...another day with no follow through from the prior day. Futures up all night after the big down day yesterday. It's like every day we wake up and there is no memory of the prior days.

  • Cost cuts boost Kimberly-Clark 3Q net income Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 12:06 AM ET

    DALLAS-- Consumer products company Kimberly-Clark net income rose 20 percent, helped by cost cuts and lower costs for commodities like fiber and other raw materials. The company, which makes Kleenex tissue and Huggies diapers, also raised its earnings projection for the year and said it was ending some diaper operations in Europe.

  • *Workday shares reach session high $51.32. Oct 12- Shares of Workday Inc. The cloud computing company whose services compete with rivals such as Oracle Corp.

  • stock listing back in May, the Pleasanton, California- based company opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05. Earlier in the week, Workday raised its price range to $24 to $26 per share from $21 to $24 per share. The IPO values the company, founded by ex-PeopleSoft executives David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, at almost $4.5 billion.

  • The Pleasanton, California- based company, considered a leader in the cloud computing sector, opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05 and reached as high as $49.21 after pricing shares above the expected range at $28.00. Duffield and Bhusri left PeopleSoft following its acquisition by Oracle Corp in 2004..

  • The Pleasanton, California- based company, considered a leader in the cloud computing sector, opened New York Stock Exchange trading at $48.05 and reached as high as $49.21 after pricing shares above the expected range at $28.00. Duffield and Bhusri left PeopleSoft following its acquisition by Oracle Corp in 2004..

  • Oct 12- Moody's Investors Service has assigned a A3 rating to SK Telecom Co. Ltd.' s proposed USD3 billion global medium-term note program.

  • TEXT-Fitch Rates SK Telecom's Global MTN Programme 'A-' Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 10:04 PM ET

    SYDNEY/ SEOUL, October 12 Fitch Ratings has assigned South Korea- based SK Telecom Co., Ltd's USD3bn global medium-term note programme an' A-' rating. The ratings reflect SKT's position as a fully diversified telecommunications operator in South Korea, with a leading market position in the mobile segment, and the second-largest market share in broadband.

  • The company raised $637 million by pricing 22.75 million Class A shares, making it the largest tech IPO since Facebook.

  • S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Oct 10 Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:04 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 10- Following is a list of events in South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may influence financial markets. *Global equities and the euro fell on Tuesday on concerns over the U.S. earnings outlook and a stark warning from the IMF about global growth, while oil jumped on escalating tensions in the Middle East.

  • Initiative ends break for out-of-state businesses Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- A ballot initiative funded by a billionaire hedge fund manager is asking California voters to do what Gov. Opponents argue that repealing the tax break given three years ago would make California less friendly to multistate corporations and threaten existing jobs.

  • TEXT-Fitch affirms Kimberly-Clark's IDR at 'A' Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 12:42 AM ET

    --Long-Term Issuer Default Rating at' A';-- Short-Term IDR at' F1';-- Commercial Paper at' F1';-- $200 million dealer remarketable securities at' A' and' F1';-- $2 billion revolving credit facilities at' A';-- Senior unsecured notes and debentures at' A'.

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    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on under the radar stocks on the move, including Zynga, down this week ahead of its first earnings report next week.

  • 5 Dividend-Paying Stocks for the Long Haul: Cohen Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | 1:33 PM ET

    The “best strategy” right now is to buy high-quality stocks that pay dividends and stay invested long-term to reap the benefits of compounding, says Harry “Hersh” Cohen, senior portfolio manager of Clearbridge Advisors.

  • Greece & American Consumers     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on another conference call between the Greek government and the IMF "Troika," which is forcing Greece to reduce the size of the public sector. And Thomas Falk, Chairman & CEO, Kimberly-Clark, discusses the American consumer and what changes in the tax code his company can live with.

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