Product Launches, Commercial Programs, Increased Dividends, Campaigns and Brand Sales Agreements - Research Report on P&G, Kimberly-Clark, Energizer, Leggett & Platt, and Unilever Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
NEW YORK, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB), Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR), Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE: LEG), and Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
The Procter & Gamble Company Research Report
On August 15, 2013, The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced that Duracell has launched the Duracell Quantum, the world's most advanced alkaline battery with unbeatable, long-lasting power, and its biggest innovation since CopperTop. To celebrate the launch of Duracell Quantum, the Company announced that it is donating one million Quantum batteries to first responders across North America. Commenting on the launch, Volker Kuhn, General Manager of Duracell North America said, "Our top priority is delivering the very best in battery technology for consumers. We're also keenly aware that first responders need and use batteries in devices that keep them safe in their work to protect our communities. That's why Duracell is committing to put Quantum in the hands of first responders nationwide." The Full Research Report on The Procter & Gamble Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0433_PG]
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Research Report
On August 7, 2013, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (Kimberly-Clark) announced that its bath tissue maker brand, Cottonelle has teamed up with documentary filmmaker Cherry Healey to help consumers open up about their bathroom behaviors and makeover their old toileting routine. The Company stated that with its sleek newly designed dispenser for Cottonelle Flushable Cleansing Cloths, Healey is set to start the conversation. According to a recent survey, 1/3 of Americans find "wiping your bum" to be the most taboo topic. However, 80% of Americans say they would be comfortable talking about bathroom habits with others. "These things can be embarrassing subjects, but that's why I'm here... so we come out from behind the bathroom door to talk about it!" Healey explained. The Company stated that its goal is for the Cottonelle Care Routine to become a regular bathroom habit, so much so that having wipes on hand become part of bathroom etiquette. The Full Research Report on Kimberly-Clark Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/a3ff_KMB]
Energizer Holdings, Inc. Research Report
On August 13, 2013, Energizer Holdings, Inc. (Energizer) announced the launch of Camino Al Exito, a national Hispanic campaign that offers one boxer and one dancer the chance to make their dreams a reality. According to the Company, three boxers and three dancers will have the chance to tell their stories and compete for a boost on their quests to achieve lifelong goals with help from Schick Xtreme3. Each individual's Camino Al Exito (Journey to Success) will be unveiled through a series of videos showcasing their personal stories and talents. Energizer announced that consumers can participate by viewing the videos and voting for their favorite boxer and dancer online. Voting opened on August 13, 2013 and will be open through August 31, 2013. The Company informed that the winning boxer and dancer will be announced in early September 2013. The Full Research Report on Energizer Holdings, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2795_ENR]
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated Research Report
On August 8, 2013, Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (Leggett & Platt) announced that its Board of Directors has raised the Company's quarterly dividend by $0.01 per share, or 3.4%, to $0.30 per share for Q3 2013. The dividend is payable on October 15, 2013, to shareholders of record as of September 13, 2013. The Company reported that at an annual indicated dividend of $1.20 per share, the stock's dividend yield is 3.9%, based upon the closing stock price of $30.78 per share as of August 7, 2013. The Full Research Report on Leggett & Platt, Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4c74_LEG]
Unilever PLC Research Report
On August 12, 2013, Unilever PLC (Unilever) announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its Wish-Bone and Western dressings brands to Pinnacle Foods Inc. (Pinnacle Foods) for a total cash consideration of approximately $580 million. The Company informed that the transaction does not include its facility in Independence, Missouri at which Wish-Bone and Western brands are currently produced, but the factory will continue to manufacture for Pinnacle Foods under a third-party agreement. According to the Company, the annual turnover for Wish-Bone and Western is approximately $190 million and the transaction is expected to close in late Q3 2013 or early Q4 2013, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. The Full Research Report on Unilever PLC - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/9563_UL]
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