NYSE:KMB - Kimberly Clark Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$119.57 +1.13 (+0.95 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 03:57 AM ET)
Previous Close$118.44
Today's Range$117.7210 - $119.89
52-Week Range$97.10 - $120.48
Volume1.96 million shs
Average Volume2.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.19 billion
P/E Ratio18.09
Dividend Yield3.38%
Beta0.57
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, and other brand names. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, and other brand names. The K-C Professional segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety brands. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce; and away-from-home use products directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities, as well as through distributors. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP49436810
Phone972-281-1200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.49 billion
Cash Flow$9.4897 per share
Book Value($0.13) per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.41 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees42,000
Market Cap$41.19 billion
OptionableOptionable

Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kimberly Clark's stock symbol?

Kimberly Clark trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KMB."

How often does Kimberly Clark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be paid a dividend of $1.03 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $4.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.45%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 7th. This is a positive change from Kimberly Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $1.00. View Kimberly Clark's Dividend History.

How were Kimberly Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $4.57 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.47 billion. Kimberly Clark had a return on equity of 1,156.45% and a net margin of 7.63%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.57 EPS. View Kimberly Clark's Earnings History.

When is Kimberly Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly Clark is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kimberly Clark.

What guidance has Kimberly Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly Clark updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.50-6.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.78. The company issued revenue guidance of down 1-2% to ~$18.12-18.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.30 billion.Kimberly Clark also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $6.50-6.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Kimberly Clark's stock. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly Clark's stock price to reach $112.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kimberly Clark.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kimberly Clark?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly Clark in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kimberly Clark.

Has Kimberly Clark been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KMB stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a news impact score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Kimberly Clark's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Kimberly Clark include Avery Dennison (AVY), NIKON CORP/ADR (NINOY), Bemis (BMS), Sappi (SPPJY) and Intertape Polymer Group (ITPOF).

Who are Kimberly Clark's key executives?

Kimberly Clark's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas J. Falk, Exec. Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Palmer, Pres of Global Brands & Innovation (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael T. Azbell, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting officer (Age 55)

Who are Kimberly Clark's major shareholders?

Kimberly Clark's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.11%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.50%), Northern Trust Corp (1.50%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.24%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Kimberly Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Michael T Azbell, Paz Gustavo Calvo, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Sergio Cruz and Thomas J Mielke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kimberly Clark.

Which institutional investors are selling Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American International Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Michael T Azbell and Sandra Macquillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly Clark.

Which institutional investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., APG Asset Management N.V., California Public Employees Retirement System, Geode Capital Management LLC and Mackenzie Financial Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly Clark.

How do I buy shares of Kimberly Clark?

Shares of KMB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Kimberly Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.57.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $41.19 billion and generates $18.49 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.41 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.61 on an earnings per share basis. Kimberly Clark employs 42,000 workers across the globe.

What is Kimberly Clark's official website?

The official website for Kimberly Clark is http://www.kimberly-clark.com.

How can I contact Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark's mailing address is P O BOX 619100 DFW AIRPORT STATION, DALLAS TX, 75261. The company can be reached via phone at 972-281-1200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Kimberly Clark (NYSE KMB)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  332 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  708 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,040
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This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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