Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company's segments include Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Corporate & Other. 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's business outside North America includes Developing and Emerging Markets (D&E) and Developed Markets. It sells its products to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs and other retail outlets.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Consumer Staples
- Industry: Sanitary Products
- Sub-Industry: Household Products
- Symbol: NYSE:KMB
- CUSIP: 49436810
- Web: www.kimberly-clark.com
- Market Cap: $42.78497 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 353,303,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $121.53
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $127.70
- 52 Week Range: $111.30 - $136.21
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.35
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.44
- P/E Growth: 3.48
- Annual Revenue: $18.18 billion
- Price / Sales: 2.37
- Book Value: $0.29 per share
- Price / Book: 420.24
- Annual Dividend: $3.88
- Dividend Yield: 3.2%
- EBIDTA: $4.07 billion
- Net Margins: 11.82%
- Return on Equity: 636.30%
- Return on Assets: 14.60%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 20.47%
- Current Ratio: 0.92%
- Quick Ratio: 0.62%
- Average Volume: 1.48 million shs.
- Beta: 0.78
- Short Ratio: 4.79
Frequently Asked Questions for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
What is Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock symbol?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KMB."
How often does Kimberly-Clark Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly-Clark Corporation?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.97 per share on Tuesday, October 3rd. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.18%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. View Kimberly-Clark Corporation's Dividend History.
How were Kimberly-Clark Corporation's earnings last quarter?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported $1.49 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.49. The firm had revenue of $4.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.56 billion. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had a return on equity of 636.30% and a net margin of 11.82%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.53 earnings per share. View Kimberly-Clark Corporation's Earnings History.
When will Kimberly-Clark Corporation make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock going? Where will Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock price be in 2017?
13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Kimberly-Clark Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $119.00 to $157.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock price to reach $131.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Who are some of Kimberly-Clark Corporation's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Kimberly-Clark Corporation include Diageo PLC (DEO), Unilever PLC (UL), Japan Tob (JAPAY), Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC (RBGLY), Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Mondelez International (MDLZ), Heineken NV (HEINY), Danone (DANOY), Imperial Brands PLC (IMBBY), Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. (The) (EL), Constellation Brands (STZ), Pernod Ricard SA (PDRDY), Fomento Economico Mexicano S.A.B. de C.V. (FMX), Associated British Foods plc (ASBFY), Henkel AG & Co. (HENKY), General Mills (GIS), Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) and Kao Corp. (KCRPY).
Who are Kimberly-Clark Corporation's key executives?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:
- Thomas J. Falk, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
- Michael D. Hsu, President, Chief Operating Officer, Director
- Maria G. Henry, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
- Achal Agarwal, President, Kimberly-Clark Asia-Pacific region
- Sergio Cruz, President, K-C Latin America
- Anthony J. Palmer, President - Global Brands and Innovation
- Gustavo Calvo Paz, President, K-C Europe, Middle East & Africa
- Kimberly K. Underhill, President - Kimberly-Clark Professional
- J. Scott Boston, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
- Thomas J. Mielke, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Who owns Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.01%), BlackRock Inc. (6.86%), State Street Corp (4.90%), Capital Research Global Investors (2.84%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.60%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.54%). Company insiders that own Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock include Anthony J Palmer, Kimberly K Underhill, Lizanne C Gottung, Mark A Buthman, Michael D White, Michael T Azbell, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Sergio Cruz, Thomas J Falk and Thomas J Mielke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Who sold Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock? Who is selling Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Bahl & Gaynor Inc., State Street Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Prudential PLC and Bank of Nova Scotia. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock in the last year include Kimberly K Underhill, Sandra Macquillan, Sergio Cruz and Thomas J Mielke. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
Who bought Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock? Who is buying Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock?
Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, APG Asset Management N.V., Alliancebernstein L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc. and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock in the last two years include Michael D White and Robert W Decherd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
How do I buy Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock?
Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Kimberly-Clark Corporation's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kimberly-Clark Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of Kimberly-Clark Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.87.
Consensus Ratings for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
MarketBeat calculates consensus ratings using the most recent rating from each brokerage that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Since brokers often use different ratings systems, each rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings. Each stock's consensus rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
MarketBeat will no longer include ratings and price target data in its consensus calculation if a broker drops coverage and MarketBeat has received a report that coverage was dropped. Ratings from certain research firms that issue ratings using purely quantitative methods (such as Zacks, Vetr and ValuEngine) are not included in consensus calculations. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||1 Sell Rating, 11 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating|
|Consensus Rating:||Hold (Score: 2.00)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||$131.25 (7.70% upside)|
Analysts' Ratings History for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)
|Date||Firm||Action||Rating||Price Target||Impact on Share Price||Details|
|9/15/2017||Macquarie||Initiated Coverage||Neutral -> Neutral||$121.00||Low|
|9/8/2017||Royal Bank Of Canada||Reiterated Rating||Hold||$121.00||Medium|
|9/7/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Reiterated Rating||Hold||$119.00||Medium|
|8/11/2017||Citigroup Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||$132.00 -> $131.00||Low|
|7/27/2017||Berenberg Bank||Reiterated Rating||Hold||Medium|
|6/19/2017||Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)||Set Price Target||Buy||$151.00 -> $157.00||Low|
|4/23/2017||B. Riley||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||$128.00||Low|
|3/21/2017||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Initiated Coverage||Neutral -> Neutral||$139.00||Low|
|3/10/2017||Societe Generale||Downgrade||Buy -> Hold||$139.00 -> $144.00||Low|
|2/18/2017||Barclays PLC||Set Price Target||Hold||$135.00||N/A|
|11/15/2016||Wells Fargo & Company||Reiterated Rating||Market Perform||N/A|
|10/25/2016||Deutsche Bank AG||Lower Price Target||Hold||$132.00 -> $120.00||N/A|
|10/10/2016||Atlantic Securities||Initiated Coverage||Underweight||$124.00||N/A|
Earnings History for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)Earnings History by Quarter for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|7/25/2017||Q2 2017||$1.49||$1.49||$4.56 billion||$4.55 billion||View||N/A|
|4/24/2017||Q1 2017||$1.54||$1.57||$4.50 billion||$4.48 billion||View||N/A|
|1/24/2017||Q416||$1.42||$1.45||$4.56 billion||$4.50 billion||View||N/A|
|10/24/2016||Q316||$1.54||$1.52||$4.73 billion||$4.60 billion||View||Listen|
|7/25/2016||Q216||$1.48||$1.53||$4.56 billion||$4.60 billion||View||Listen|
|4/22/2016||Q116||$1.51||$1.53||$4.53 billion||$4.50 billion||View||Listen|
|1/25/2016||Q415||$1.43||$1.42||$4.58 billion||$4.50 billion||View||Listen|
|10/21/2015||Q315||$1.49||$1.51||$4.68 billion||$4.70 billion||View||Listen|
|7/23/2015||Q215||$1.36||$1.41||$4.63 billion||$4.64 billion||View||Listen|
|4/21/2015||Q115||$1.33||$1.42||$4.60 billion||$4.70 billion||View||N/A|
|1/23/2015||Q414||$1.37||$1.35||$4.99 billion||$4.80 billion||View||N/A|
|10/21/2014||Q314||$1.54||$1.61||$5.36 billion||$5.40 billion||View||Listen|
|7/22/2014||Q214||$1.50||$1.49||$5.32 billion||$5.30 billion||View||N/A|
|4/21/2014||Q114||$1.47||$1.48||$5.31 billion||$5.30 billion||View||N/A|
|1/24/2014||Q413||$1.39||$1.40||$5.28 billion||$5.31 billion||View||N/A|
|10/22/2013||Q313||$1.40||$1.44||$5.23 billion||$5.30 billion||View||N/A|
|7/22/2013||Q2 2013||$1.39||$1.36||$5.34 billion||$5.27 billion||View||N/A|
|4/19/2013||Q1 2013||$1.33||$1.48||$5.28 billion||$5.32 billion||View||N/A|
|1/25/2013||Q4 2012||$1.35||$1.37||$5.19 billion||$5.30 billion||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Current Dividend Information for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
|Dividend Growth:||4.70% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||64.88% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
62.38% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.70% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
|Track Record:||44 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth|
Dividend History by Quarter for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.56%Insider Trades by Quarter for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.09%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|8/3/2017||Robert W Decherd||Director||Buy||1,500||$122.21||$183,315.00|| |
|5/31/2017||Sergio Cruz||Insider||Sell||7,078||$130.01||$920,210.78|| |
|5/16/2017||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||20,108||$128.11||$2,576,035.88|| |
|5/1/2017||Sandra Macquillan||SVP||Sell||5,081||$129.82||$659,615.42|| |
|2/1/2017||Kimberly K Underhill||Insider||Sell||4,000||$120.95||$483,800.00|| |
|11/21/2016||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||11,946||$113.34||$1,353,959.64|| |
|10/27/2016||Robert W Decherd||Director||Buy||2,000||$113.59||$227,180.00|| |
|8/22/2016||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||11,946||$127.37||$1,521,562.02|| |
|8/4/2016||Anthony J Palmer||Insider||Sell||3,080||$130.00||$400,400.00|| |
|8/4/2016||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||12,407||$129.93||$1,612,041.51|| |
|7/26/2016||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||6,204||$132.17||$819,982.68|| |
|7/26/2016||Thomas J Falk||Chairman||Sell||206,445||$133.40||$27,539,763.00|| |
|5/12/2016||Sandra Macquillan||SVP||Sell||5,080||$129.75||$659,130.00|| |
|5/5/2016||Kimberly K Underhill||Insider||Sell||3,073||$127.77||$392,637.21|| |
|2/25/2016||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||10,965||$132.71||$1,455,165.15|| |
|2/22/2016||Anthony J Palmer||Insider||Sell||6,524||$130.93||$854,187.32|| |
|2/22/2016||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||4,337||$132.01||$572,527.37|| |
|2/22/2016||Michael T Azbell||VP||Sell||3,402||$132.55||$450,935.10|| |
|1/27/2016||Kimberly K. Underhill||insider||Sell||9,097||$124.94||$1,136,579.18|| |
|11/19/2015||Mark A Buthman||EVP||Sell||5,988||$122.00||$730,536.00|| |
|10/23/2015||Lizanne C. Gottung||SVP||Sell||3,000||$120.14||$360,420.00|| |
|10/22/2015||Michael D White||Director||Buy||2,100||$119.15||$250,215.00|| |
|10/22/2015||Michael T. Azbell||VP||Sell||29,403||$119.59||$3,516,304.77|| |
|10/22/2015||Thomas J. Mielke||SVP||Sell||20,536||$120.51||$2,474,793.36|| |
|5/14/2015||Mark A Buthman||EVP||Sell||33,502||$111.00||$3,718,722.00|| |
|5/11/2015||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||20,535||$110.49||$2,268,912.15|| |
|5/8/2015||Thomas J Falk||CEO||Sell||42,708||$110.94||$4,738,025.52|| |
|5/4/2015||Kimberly K Underhill||Insider||Sell||9,306||$111.17||$1,034,548.02|| |
|4/22/2015||Anthony J Palmer||Insider||Sell||7,130||$112.00||$798,560.00|| |
|4/22/2015||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||5,666||$112.85||$639,408.10|| |
|2/12/2015||Mark A Buthman||CFO||Sell||24,489||$109.67||$2,685,708.63|| |
|1/27/2015||Thomas J Falk||CEO||Sell||156,488||$110.20||$17,244,977.60|| |
|1/26/2015||Thomas J Falk||CEO||Sell||13,988||$110.29||$1,542,736.52|| |
|11/26/2014||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||21,749||$113.74||$2,473,731.26|| |
|11/7/2014||Anthony J Palmer||Insider||Sell||8,249||$113.20||$933,786.80|| |
|8/21/2014||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||8,249||$109.41||$902,523.09|| |
|4/28/2014||Kimberly Underhill||Insider||Sell||5,864||$110.84||$649,965.76|| |
|4/28/2014||Lizanne Gottung||SVP||Sell||15,493||$110.10||$1,705,779.30|| |
|4/25/2014||Joanne Bauer||Insider||Sell||5,348||$109.00||$582,932.00|| |
|2/28/2014||Mark Buthman||CFO||Sell||6,214||$110.35||$685,714.90|| |
|2/28/2014||Robert Abernathy||EVP||Sell||9,221||$110.00||$1,014,310.00|| |
|2/25/2014||Anthony Palmer||Insider||Sell||10,465||$110.67||$1,158,161.55|| |
|2/18/2014||Lizanne Gottung||SVP||Sell||5,553||$108.94||$604,943.82|| |
|1/30/2014||Mark Buthman||CFO||Sell||13,751||$108.00||$1,485,108.00|| |
|1/28/2014||Anthony Palmer||Insider||Sell||37,079||$108.61||$4,027,150.19|| |
|1/27/2014||Elane Stock||Insider||Sell||14,303||$107.76||$1,541,291.28|| |
|11/27/2013||Mark Buthman||CFO||Sell||17,590||$108.04||$1,900,423.60|| |
|11/27/2013||Robert Abernathy||EVP||Sell||13,098||$108.00||$1,414,584.00|| |
|11/21/2013||Lizanne Gottung||SVP||Sell||10,000||$107.85||$1,078,500.00|| |
|11/19/2013||Thomas Falk||CEO||Sell||235,983||$108.34||$25,566,398.22|| |
|8/23/2013||Robert Decherd||Director||Buy||2,000||$95.75||$191,500.00|| |
|7/24/2013||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||17,989||$97.96||$1,762,202.44|| |
|5/10/2013||Lizanne C Gottung||SVP||Sell||32,762||$102.90||$3,371,209.80|| |
|2/26/2013||Thomas J Mielke||SVP||Sell||5,366||$94.14||$505,155.24|| |
|11/1/2012||Anthony J Palmer||CMO||Sell||17,600||$83.45||$1,468,720.00|| |
Headline Trends for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
Latest Headlines for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017