Kimberly-Clark Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:KMB)

About Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Kimberly-Clark Corp. logoKimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue and K-C Professional. The Company's Personal Care segment offers various solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products. The Company's Consumer Tissue segment offers products, such as facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and related products. The Company's K-C Professional segment offers solutions and supporting products, such as wipers, tissue, towels, apparel, soaps and sanitizers. The Company sells its products under various brands, such as Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise, Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, WypAll, Kimtech and Jackson Safety.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sub-Industry: Household Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KMB
  • CUSIP: 49436810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $128.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $130.88
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $131.51
  • 52-Week Range: $103.04 - $138.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.76
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.62
  • P/E Growth: 2.98
  • Market Cap: $46.09B
  • Outstanding Shares: 359,636,000
  • Beta: 0.28
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $135.57 (5.79% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/31/2016B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$124.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$135.00 -> $139.00View Rating Details
7/24/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$130.00 -> $132.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingConviction-Buy$152.00 -> $156.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$132.00 -> $149.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> Buy$120.80 -> $135.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$110.00 -> $114.00View Rating Details
8/26/2015Credit Agricole SALower Price Target$125.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
7/20/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
4/2/2015BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$125.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
3/24/2015Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$120.00 -> $117.00View Rating Details
1/23/2015BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/25/2016Q216$1.48$1.53$4.56 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2016Q116$1.51$1.53$4.53 billion$4.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$1.43$1.42$4.58 billion$4.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$1.49$1.51$4.68 billion$4.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$1.36$1.41$4.63 billion$4.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2015Q115$1.33$1.42$4.60 billion$4.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2015Q414$1.38$1.35$4.99 billion$4.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$1.54$1.61$5.36 billion$5.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$1.50$1.49$5.32 billion$5.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$1.47$1.48$5.31 billion$5.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2014Q413$1.39$1.40$5.28 billion$5.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$1.40$1.44$5.23 billion$5.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2013Q2 2013$1.39$1.36$5.34 billion$5.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q1 2013$1.33$1.48$5.28 billion$5.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2013Q4 2012$1.35$1.37$5.19 billion$5.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$1.32$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.28$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$1.17$1.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$1.30$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$1.26$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011$1.16$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2011$1.17$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$1.15$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.53 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.47$1.53$1.50
Q2 20161$1.46$1.46$1.46
Q3 20161$1.52$1.52$1.52
Q4 20161$1.48$1.48$1.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
Annual Dividend:$3.68
Dividend Yield:2.87%
Dividend Growth:6.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.40% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
56.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:43 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2016Thomas J MielkeSVPSell11,946$127.37$1,521,562.02View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Anthony J PalmerInsiderSell3,080$130.00$400,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Lizanne C GottungSVPSell12,407$129.93$1,612,041.51View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Lizanne C GottungSVPSell6,204$132.17$819,982.68View SEC Filing  
7/26/2016Thomas J FalkChairmanSell206,445$133.40$27,539,763.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Sandra MacquillanSVPSell5,080$129.75$659,130.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Kimberly K UnderhillInsiderSell3,073$127.77$392,637.21View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Thomas J MielkeSVPSell10,965$132.71$1,455,165.15View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Anthony J PalmerInsiderSell6,524$130.93$854,187.32View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Lizanne C GottungSVPSell4,337$132.01$572,527.37View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Michael T AzbellVPSell3,402$132.55$450,935.10View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016Kimberly K. UnderhillinsiderSell9,097$124.94$1,136,579.18View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Mark A ButhmanEVPSell5,988$122.00$730,536.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Lizanne C. GottungSVPSell3,000$120.14$360,420.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Michael D WhiteDirectorBuy2,100$119.15$250,215.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Michael T. AzbellVPSell29,403$119.59$3,516,304.77View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Thomas J. MielkeSVPSell20,536$120.51$2,474,793.36View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Mark A ButhmanEVPSell33,502$111.00$3,718,722.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Thomas J MielkeSVPSell20,535$110.49$2,268,912.15View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Thomas J FalkCEOSell42,708$110.94$4,738,025.52View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Kimberly K UnderhillInsiderSell9,306$111.17$1,034,548.02View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Anthony J PalmerInsiderSell7,130$112.00$798,560.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015Lizanne C GottungSVPSell5,666$112.85$639,408.10View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Mark A ButhmanCFOSell24,489$109.67$2,685,708.63View SEC Filing  
1/27/2015Thomas J FalkCEOSell156,488$110.20$17,244,977.60View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Thomas J FalkCEOSell13,988$110.29$1,542,736.52View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Lizanne C GottungSVPSell21,749$113.74$2,473,731.26View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Anthony J PalmerInsiderSell8,249$113.20$933,786.80View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Thomas J MielkeSVPSell8,249$109.41$902,523.09View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Kimberly UnderhillInsiderSell5,864$110.84$649,965.76View SEC Filing  
4/28/2014Lizanne GottungSVPSell15,493$110.10$1,705,779.30View SEC Filing  
4/25/2014Joanne BauerInsiderSell5,348$109.00$582,932.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Mark ButhmanCFOSell6,214$110.35$685,714.90View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Robert AbernathyEVPSell9,221$110.00$1,014,310.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Anthony PalmerInsiderSell10,465$110.67$1,158,161.55View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Lizanne GottungSVPSell5,553$108.94$604,943.82View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Mark ButhmanCFOSell13,751$108.00$1,485,108.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2014Anthony PalmerInsiderSell37,079$108.61$4,027,150.19View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Elane StockInsiderSell14,303$107.76$1,541,291.28View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Mark ButhmanCFOSell17,590$108.04$1,900,423.60View SEC Filing  
11/27/2013Robert AbernathyEVPSell13,098$108.00$1,414,584.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2013Lizanne GottungSVPSell10,000$107.85$1,078,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Thomas FalkCEOSell235,983$108.34$25,566,398.22View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Robert DecherdDirectorBuy2,000$95.75$191,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Thomas J MielkeSVPSell17,989$97.96$1,762,202.44View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Lizanne C GottungSVPSell32,762$102.90$3,371,209.80View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Thomas J MielkeSVPSell5,366$94.14$505,155.24View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Anthony J PalmerCMOSell17,600$83.45$1,468,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)
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