NYSE:KMB - Kimberly Clark Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $116.57 +2.20 (+1.92 %) (As of 01/18/2019 01:35 PM ET)Previous Close$114.37Today's Range$116.22 - $117.9752-Week Range$97.10 - $123.50Volume1.40 million shsAverage Volume2.29 million shsMarket Capitalization$39.73 billionP/E Ratio18.71Dividend Yield3.49%Beta0.61 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive KMB News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for KMB and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box Sub-IndustryHousehold Products SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:KMB Previous Symbol CUSIP49436810 Webwww.kimberly-clark.com Phone972-281-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio51.24 Current Ratio0.75 Quick Ratio0.49Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.71 Forward P/E Ratio17.42 P/E Growth2.74 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$18.26 billion Price / Sales2.21 Cash Flow$8.5088 per share Price / Cash Flow13.70 Book Value$2.51 per share Price / Book46.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.23 Net Income$2.28 billion Net Margins8.74% Return on Equity535.49% Return on Assets15.52%Miscellaneous Employees42,000 Outstanding Shares346,300,000Market Cap$39.73 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View Kimberly Clark's Dividend History. How were Kimberly Clark's earnings last quarter? Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 22nd. The company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $4.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.52 billion. Kimberly Clark had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 535.49%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.60 EPS. 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 Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. 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 Wednesday, January 23rd 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 Monday, October, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.60-6.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.64. Kimberly Clark also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $6.60-6.80 EPS. What price target have analysts set for KMB? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Kimberly Clark's shares. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $129.00. On average, they expect Kimberly Clark's share price to reach $108.3077 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%. 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, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Kimberly Clark. Has Kimberly Clark been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about KMB stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Welch Group LLC (0.06%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.04%), Legacy Private Trust Co. (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and USS Investment Management Ltd (0.03%). Company insiders that own Kimberly Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Michael T Azbell, Paz Gustavo Calvo, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Sergio Cruz and Thomas J Mielke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kimberly Clark. Which major investors are selling Kimberly Clark stock? KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legacy Private Trust Co., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Gemmer Asset Management LLC, Welch Group LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. and CENTRAL TRUST Co. 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, Michael T Azbell and Sandra Macquillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly Clark. Which major investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock? KMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Park National Corp OH, DNB Asset Management AS, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Boston Advisors LLC, Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc and USS Investment Management Ltd. 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 $116.96. How big of a company is Kimberly Clark? Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $39.73 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: 1.6 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 319 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 698 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,017MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kimberly Clark and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KMB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KMB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Do stock splits help investors?