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Kimberly Clark Stock Forecast, Price & News

$132.83
-0.16 (-0.12 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$130.55
Now: $132.83
$134.14
50-Day Range
$132.99
MA: $147.20
$154.32
52-Week Range
$110.66
Now: $132.83
$160.16
Volume2.55 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.18 billion
P/E Ratio17.85
Dividend Yield3.22%
Beta0.5
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 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: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.41 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
CUSIP49436810
Phone972-281-1200
Employees40,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.45 billion
Cash Flow$8.47 per share
Book Value$0.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.16 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$45.18 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$132.83
-0.16 (-0.12 %)
(As of 10/29/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Kimberly Clark's stock was trading at $134.16 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KMB shares have decreased by 1.0% and is now trading at $132.83.
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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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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 Corp (NYSE:KMB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company reported $1.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.76 by $0.04. The business earned $4.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.59 billion. Kimberly Clark had a net margin of 13.58% and a return on equity of 1,319.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.84 EPS.
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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 Monday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $1.07 per share on Friday, October 2nd. This represents a $4.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 3rd.
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What guidance has Kimberly Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly Clark issued an update on 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 EPS 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 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kimberly Clark's stock. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $187.00. On average, they expect Kimberly Clark's share price to reach $159.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,030,000 shares, an increase of 15.8% from the September 15th total of 6,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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. Thomas J. Falk, Exec. Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Ms. Kimberly K. Underhill, Group Pres of Kimberly-Clark North America (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gustavo Calvo Paz, Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa Region (Age 57)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.17%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.15%), KBC Group NV (0.15%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.14%), LSV Asset Management (0.13%) and Meyer Handelman Co. (0.12%). Company insiders that own Kimberly Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Achal Agarwal, Anthony J Palmer, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Michael T Azbell, Sandra Macquillan, Thomas J Falk and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Foundry Partners LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd, Hexavest Inc., CWM LLC, F&V Capital Management LLC, and Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd. 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 institutional investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, KBC Group NV, Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT, Dearborn Partners LLC, Beacon Financial Group, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, LSV Asset Management, and Avantax Advisory Services Inc..
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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 $132.83.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $45.18 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 10/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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