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Kimberly-Clark - KMB Stock Forecast, Price & News

$130.27
-0.12 (-0.09%)
(As of 02/7/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$128.45
$130.56
50-Day Range
$128.92
$139.10
52-Week Range
$108.74
$144.53
Volume
1.63 million shs
Average Volume
1.86 million shs
Market Capitalization
$43.96 billion
P/E Ratio
22.77
Dividend Yield
3.54%
Price Target
$128.80

Kimberly-Clark MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.91 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.1% Downside
$128.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
2.09% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.60
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.50mentions of Kimberly-Clark in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.03%
From $5.92 to $6.81 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.37 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

33rd out of 139 stocks

Converted Paper & Paperboard Products, Except Containers & Box Industry

2nd out of 3 stocks

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About Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Stock

Kimberly-Clark Corp. engages in the manufacture and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional (KCP). The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swim pants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products. The Consumer Tissue segment produces and sells facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, and related products for household use. The K-C Professional segment supplies workplace supporting products such as wipers, tissue, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers. The firm's brands include Depend, Huggies, Kleenex, Kotex, and Scott. The company was founded by John A. Kimberly, Havilah Babcock, Charles B. Clark, and Frank C. Shattuck in 1872 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.

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KMB Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/4 Dividend
12/08/2022
Dividend Payable
1/04/2023
Last Earnings
1/25/2023
Today
2/07/2023
Ex-Dividend for 4/4 Dividend
3/09/2023
Dividend Payable
4/04/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/28/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-Industry
Household Products
CUSIP
49436810
Employees
45,000
Year Founded
1872

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$128.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$139.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$122.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-1.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.91
Research Coverage
11 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.93 billion
Pretax Margin
11.60%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$20.18 billion
Cash Flow
$7.82 per share
Book Value
$2.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
335,636,000
Market Cap
$43.96 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.40

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Key Executives

  • Michael D. HsuMichael D. Hsu
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Nelson Urdaneta
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Robert Long
    Chief Research & Development Officer
  • Zackery A. Hicks
    Chief Digital & Technology Officer
  • Sandi Karrmann
    Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP













KMB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kimberly-Clark stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly-Clark in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" KMB shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KMB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Kimberly-Clark's stock price forecast for 2023?

11 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Kimberly-Clark's shares. Their KMB share price forecasts range from $122.00 to $139.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $128.80 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%.
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How have KMB shares performed in 2023?

Kimberly-Clark's stock was trading at $135.75 at the start of the year. Since then, KMB shares have decreased by 4.0% and is now trading at $130.27.
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When is Kimberly-Clark's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 28th 2023.
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How were Kimberly-Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 25th. The company reported $1.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.51 by $0.03. The company earned $4.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.99 billion. Kimberly-Clark had a net margin of 9.59% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 264.67%. The business's revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.30 earnings per share.
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How often does Kimberly-Clark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be paid a dividend of $1.18 per share on Tuesday, April 4th. This represents a $4.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 9th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.16.
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Is Kimberly-Clark a good dividend stock?

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) pays an annual dividend of $4.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.54%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 52 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 81.12%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, KMB will have a dividend payout ratio of 68.14% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Kimberly-Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly-Clark issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.74-$5.97 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $6.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $20.18 billion-$20.58 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $20.38 billion.

What is Michael D. Hsu's approval rating as Kimberly-Clark's CEO?

180 employees have rated Kimberly-Clark Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Hsu on Glassdoor.com. Michael D. Hsu has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Michael D. Hsu in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kimberly-Clark own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kimberly-Clark investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

What is Kimberly-Clark's stock symbol?

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

Who are Kimberly-Clark's major shareholders?

Kimberly-Clark's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include ProShare Advisors LLC (0.43%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.30%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.21%), LPL Financial LLC (0.20%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.18%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.17%). Insiders that own company stock include Aaron Powell, Deirdre Mahlan, Doug Cunningham, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Michael D Hsu, Robert W Decherd, Todd Maclin and Tristram Wilkinson.
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How do I buy shares of Kimberly-Clark?

Shares of KMB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kimberly-Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $130.27.

How much money does Kimberly-Clark make?

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) has a market capitalization of $43.96 billion and generates $20.18 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.93 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kimberly-Clark have?

The company employs 45,000 workers across the globe.

Does Kimberly-Clark have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Kimberly-Clark: Abdelia Comercial Ltda, Bacraft Industria de Papel Ltda, Badgers II LLC, Badgers LLC, Baylis Medical Company, Beco, Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel, Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel S.A, Delaware Overseas Finance, Durafab, Excell Paper Sales Company, Gerinconfort Industria e Comercio de Productos Higienicos Ltda, Hoosiers II LLC, Hoosiers LLC, Housing Horizons, I-Flow, I-Flow Corporation, Jackson Products, Jackson Safety, K-C AFC Manufacturing, K-C Advertising, K-C Antioquia Global Ltda, K-C Equipment Finance LP, K-C Guernsey I Limited, K-C Guernsey II Limited, K-C Nevada, K.C.S.A. Holdings (Pty) Limited, KCA Super Pty Limited, KCSSA East Africa Limited, KCSSA West Africa Limited, KS & J Industria e Comercio Limitada, Kalayaan Land Corporation, Kenko Industria e Comercio, Kimberly Bolivia S.A, Kimberly Clark MEA DMCC, Kimberly-Clark (China) Company Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Cyprus) Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Hong Kong) Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Nanjing) Care Products Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Nanjing) Personal Hygienic Products Company Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Tianjin) Care Products Co., Kimberly-Clark (Trinidad) Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Wuxi) Equipment Technology Co., Kimberly-Clark Amsterdam Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Argentina S.A, Kimberly-Clark Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Headquarters Pte Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Atlantic Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark Australia Holdings Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty. Limited, Kimberly-Clark B.V, Kimberly-Clark BVBA, Kimberly-Clark Bahrain Holding Company S.P.C, Kimberly-Clark Brasil Holdings Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Brasil Industria e Comercio de Produtos de Higiene Ltda, Kimberly-Clark Brazil Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Canada Holdings ULC, Kimberly-Clark Canada International Holdings Inc, Kimberly-Clark Cayman Islands Company, Kimberly-Clark Central American Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Centro de Inovacao, Kimberly-Clark Chile S.A, Kimberly-Clark Colombia Holding Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Commercial, Kimberly-Clark Costa Rica Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Dominican Republic S.A, Kimberly-Clark Dominicana, Kimberly-Clark Dutch Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark EMEA GBS Services Spolka Z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia, Kimberly-Clark EMEA Holdings Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Ecuador S.A, Kimberly-Clark Ede Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Europe Limited, Kimberly-Clark European Investment B.V, Kimberly-Clark European Services Limited, Kimberly-Clark Finance Limited, Kimberly-Clark Financial Services, Kimberly-Clark Germany Holding GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Global Sales, Kimberly-Clark GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Guatemala, Kimberly-Clark Hellas EPE, Kimberly-Clark Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark Holding srl, Kimberly-Clark Holland Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Hygiene Products Private Limited, Kimberly-Clark Inc, Kimberly-Clark India Private Limited, Kimberly-Clark Innovation Center, Kimberly-Clark Integrated Services Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Intercontinental Holding Ltd, Kimberly-Clark International, Kimberly-Clark International Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark International Services Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Israel Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Israel Marketing Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Japan Godo Kaisha, Kimberly-Clark Kazakhstan Limited Liability Partnership, Kimberly-Clark LDA, Kimberly-Clark Latin America, Kimberly-Clark Latin America Investments, Kimberly-Clark Limited, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Finance S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Financial Holdings S.a.r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Holdings S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg International S.a.r.L, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Maghreb SARL, Kimberly-Clark Magyarorszag Kft, Kimberly-Clark Manufacturing (Thailand) Limited, Kimberly-Clark Mediterranean Finance Company Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Netherlands Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Nicaragua & Compania Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Nicaragua Services & Compania Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Noordzee Co”peratief U.A, Kimberly-Clark North Asia (HK) Limited, Kimberly-Clark Pacific Finance Company, Kimberly-Clark Pacific Holdings Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Paper (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Paraguay, Kimberly-Clark Patriot Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Pennsylvania, Kimberly-Clark Pension Trusts Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Personal Hygienic Products Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Peru S.R.L, Kimberly-Clark Philippines Inc, Kimberly-Clark Polska Sp. Z.o.o, Kimberly-Clark Products (M) Sdn. Bhd, Kimberly-Clark Produtos Para Saude Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Regional Services (M) Sdn. Bhd, Kimberly-Clark S.L.U, Kimberly-Clark SAS, Kimberly-Clark Services, Kimberly-Clark Services Asia-Pacific Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Singapore Intercontinental Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Singapore Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Southeast Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Southern Africa (Holdings) (Pty) Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Taiwan, Kimberly-Clark Thailand Limited, Kimberly-Clark Trading (M) Sdn. 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How can I contact Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark's mailing address is P O BOX 619100 DFW AIRPORT STATION, DALLAS TX, 75261. The official website for the company is www.kimberly-clark.com. The company can be reached via phone at (972) 281-1200, via email at kc.investorrelations@kcc.com, or via fax at 972-281-1435.

This page (NYSE:KMB) was last updated on 2/7/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff