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

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$117.42 -0.98 (-0.83 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$117.42
Today's Range$116.63 - $118.39
52-Week Range$97.10 - $123.50
Volume2.23 million shs
Average Volume1.81 million shs
Market Capitalization$41.00 billion
P/E Ratio18.85
Dividend Yield3.38%
Beta0.69
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
Current SymbolNYSE:KMB
Previous Symbol
CUSIP49436810
Phone972-281-1200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio51.24
Current Ratio0.75
Quick Ratio0.49

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.85
Forward P/E Ratio17.55
P/E Growth2.87

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales2.23
Cash Flow$8.3041 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.14
Book Value$2.51 per share
Price / Book46.78

Profitability

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 Shares346,300,000
Market Cap$41.00 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 paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 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 Monday, October, 22nd. The company reported $1.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.07. The company earned $4.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.52 billion. Kimberly Clark had a net margin of 8.74% and a return on equity of 535.49%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.60 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 Tuesday, January 22nd 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 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 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Kimberly Clark's shares. Their predictions range from $86.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect Kimberly Clark's share price to reach $104.4615 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.0%. 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.

Has Kimberly Clark been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KMB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.53%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.53%), BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.48%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.40%) and Capital Research Global Investors (1.39%). 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 institutional investors are selling Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Nordea Investment Management AB, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, American Century Companies Inc. and Holowesko Partners Ltd.. 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 institutional investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Capital World Investors, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 $117.42.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $41.00 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 (star)
Outperform Votes:  315 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  690 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,005
MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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