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

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$110.23 +0.75 (+0.69 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$110.23
Today's Range$110.13 - $113.33
52-Week Range$97.10 - $123.77
Volume4.25 million shs
Average Volume1.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.06 billion
P/E Ratio17.69
Dividend Yield3.65%
Beta0.7
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:KMB
CUSIP49436810
Phone972-281-1200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio32.28
Current Ratio0.76
Quick Ratio0.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio17.69
Forward P/E Ratio16.53
P/E Growth2.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales2.10
Cash Flow$8.4338 per share
Price / Cash13.07
Book Value$2.51 per share
Price / Book43.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.23
Net Income$2.28 billion
Net Margins9.33%
Return on Equity432.18%
Return on Assets15.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees42,000
Outstanding Shares347,670,000
Market Cap$38.06 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Tuesday, October 2nd. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. View Kimberly Clark's Dividend History.

How were Kimberly Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.57 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $4.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.60 billion. Kimberly Clark had a return on equity of 432.18% and a net margin of 9.33%. The business's quarterly revenue was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.49 earnings per share. 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, October 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kimberly Clark.

How can I listen to Kimberly Clark's earnings call?

Kimberly Clark will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, October 22nd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

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

Kimberly Clark issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.60-6.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.79. The company issued revenue guidance of +1% to ~$18.44 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.46 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

14 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Kimberly Clark's stock. Their forecasts range from $86.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly Clark's share price to reach $104.2308 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Kimberly Clark.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kimberly Clark?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly Clark in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 9 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kimberly Clark.

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 & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, Pres, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Anthony J. Palmer, Pres of Global Brands & Innovation (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael T. Azbell, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting officer (Age 54)

Who are Kimberly Clark's major shareholders?

Kimberly Clark's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.24%), State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.09%), Strs Ohio (0.08%), Aperio Group LLC (0.07%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.07%) and First Manhattan Co. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Kimberly Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, 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 State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Viking Fund Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, Davis R M Inc. and Andra AP fonden. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill and Sandra Macquillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly Clark.

Which institutional investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, TIAA FSB, First Hawaiian Bank, Rockland Trust Co., CENTRAL TRUST Co, Lourd Capital LLC and Manning & Napier Group LLC. 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 $110.23.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $38.06 billion and generates $18.26 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.23 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:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  301 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  673 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  974
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This page was last updated on 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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