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

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$112.23 -3.00 (-2.60 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 12:38 PM ET)
Previous Close$115.23
Today's Range$109.53 - $114.49
52-Week Range$97.10 - $123.50
Volume215,829 shs
Average Volume1.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.87 billion
P/E Ratio18.01
Dividend Yield3.42%
Beta0.61
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Cash Flow$8.0452 per share
Book Value$2.51 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.28 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees42,000
Market Cap$38.87 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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.56%. 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.66 by $0.06. The business earned $4.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.47 billion. Kimberly Clark had a return on equity of 535.49% and a net margin of 8.74%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.57 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.

What guidance has Kimberly Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly Clark issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.50-6.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.78. The company issued revenue guidance of down 1-2% to ~$18.12-18.30 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.30 billion.Kimberly Clark also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $6.50-6.70 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

14 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kimberly Clark's shares. Their predictions range from $90.00 to $129.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly Clark's stock price to reach $108.3077 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.5%. 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?

Media coverage about KMB stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a news sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company'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 many different 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%), BB&T Corp (0.04%), Legacy Private Trust Co. (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (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, Davis R M Inc., Welch Group LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., First Command Bank and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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, Weather Gauge Advisory LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO, Boston Advisors LLC and Nachman Norwood & Parrott Inc. 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 $112.23.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $38.87 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:  319 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  700 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,019
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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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