Foreign exchange and weak cold season clip Kimberly-Clark

|About: Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)|By:, SA News Editor

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) reports it grew organic sales by 4% in Q1, led by K-C International.

Foreign exchange fluctuations and strategic changes by Kimberly-Clark in Europe clipped sales growth.

The Consumer Tissue segment saw a 2% sales drop during the period as a soft cold and flu season in North America crimped demand.

The company reiterates prior guidance for 2014 EPS of $6.00-$6.20.