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Kimberly-Clark Tumbles After Sales Miss Analysts' Estimates

Kimberly-Clark Corp. Products Ahead Of Earnings Figures
Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Kimberly-Clark Corp. suffered its biggest stock decline in eight months after missing analysts’ sales estimates, with currency fluctuations dealing another blow to the global consumer-products company.

Revenue fell 4.6 percent to $4.48 billion in the first quarter, the Dallas-based company said in a statement Friday. Analysts had projected $4.54 billion on average, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.