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Kimberly-Clark Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-0.30 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $137.40
50-Day Range
MA: $139.75
52-Week Range
Now: $137.40
Volume1.95 million shs
Average Volume1.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$46.73 billion
P/E Ratio19.97
Dividend Yield3.11%
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care and consumer tissue 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 KleenGuard 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.71 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.45 billion
Cash Flow$9.39 per share
Book Value$1.70 per share


Net Income$2.16 billion


Market Cap$46.73 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Estimated)
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Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kimberly-Clark's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Kimberly-Clark's stock was trading at $134.16 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KMB stock has increased by 2.4% and is now trading at $137.40.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kimberly-Clark?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly-Clark in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kimberly-Clark?

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When is Kimberly-Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly-Clark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How were Kimberly-Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company reported $1.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.76 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $4.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.59 billion. Kimberly-Clark had a net margin of 12.49% and a return on equity of 812.50%. The business's quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.84 earnings per share.
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How often does Kimberly-Clark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $1.07 per share on Tuesday, January 5th. This represents a $4.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 3rd.
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What guidance has Kimberly-Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly-Clark updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.50-7.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.70. The company issued revenue guidance of $18.82-19.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.84 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Kimberly-Clark's stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $187.00. On average, they expect Kimberly-Clark's stock price to reach $159.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Kimberly-Clark's key competitors?

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), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), PepsiCo (PEP), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Kimberly-Clark's key executives?

Kimberly-Clark's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, Chairman & CEO (Age 56, Pay $4.3M)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.12M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Melucci, Chief Transformation of Bus. Devel. & Legal Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.52M)
  • Ms. Kimberly K. Underhill, Pres of North America Consumer Bus. (Age 55, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Paul J. Alexander, VP of Investor Relations (Age 54)
  • Ms. Sandi Karrmann, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Cristina Garcia-Cervigon, Regional Managing Director of Austral
  • Mr. Aaron Powell, Pres of Asia-Pacific Consumer Bus. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Tristram Wilkinson, Pres of EMEA Consumer Bus. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Alison Lewis, Chief Growth Officer (Age 52)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.03%), State Street Corp (5.11%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.09%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.33%), Morgan Stanley (0.72%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.67%). Company insiders that own Kimberly-Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Achal Agarwal, Anthony J Palmer, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Thomas J Falk and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which major investors are selling Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, State Street Corp, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., AJO LP, Boston Partners, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly-Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, J Scott Boston, Kimberly K Underhill, and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which major investors are buying Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Capital Wealth Planning LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kimberly-Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $137.40.

How big of a company is Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark has a market capitalization of $46.73 billion and generates $18.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.16 billion in net income (profit) each year or $6.89 on an earnings per share basis. Kimberly-Clark employs 40,000 workers across the globe.

What is Kimberly-Clark's official website?

The official website for Kimberly-Clark is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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