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

$124.89
+0.88 (+0.71 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 07:48 AM ET)
Today's Range
$121.54
Now: $124.89
$129.89
50-Day Range
$112.34
MA: $137.18
$148.25
52-Week Range
$110.66
Now: $124.89
$149.23
Volume2.29 million shs
Average Volume3.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$42.64 billion
P/E Ratio20.01
Dividend Yield3.45%
Beta0.54
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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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$18.45 billion
Cash Flow$9.69 per share
Book Value$0.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.16 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees40,000
Market Cap$42.64 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

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

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 shares have decreased by 6.9% and is now trading at $124.89. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kimberly Clark?

11 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 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Kimberly Clark.

When is Kimberly Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly Clark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kimberly Clark.

How can I listen to Kimberly Clark's earnings call?

Kimberly Clark will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Kimberly Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) posted its earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.70 by $0.01. The company earned $4.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.58 billion. Kimberly Clark had a return on equity of 3,809.60% and a net margin of 11.69%. Kimberly Clark's quarterly revenue was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.60 EPS. View Kimberly Clark's earnings history.

How often does Kimberly Clark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $1.07 per share on Thursday, April 2nd. This represents a $4.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. This is a positive change from Kimberly Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $1.03. View Kimberly Clark's dividend history.

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

Kimberly Clark updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $7.10-7.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $18.63, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.70 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Kimberly Clark's shares. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly Clark's share price to reach $143.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kimberly Clark.

Has Kimberly Clark been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KMB stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutKimberly Clark.

Are investors shorting Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 6,883,700 shares, a decline of 11.6% from the February 27th total of 7,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,650,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.2 days. Currently, 2.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Kimberly Clark's Current Options Chain.

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 AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), PepsiCo (PEP), The Coca-Cola (KO), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Intel (INTC).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.40%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.68%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.54%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.40%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%) and Norges Bank (1.12%). 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, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Thomas J Falk and Tristram Wilkinson. 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 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, PGGM Investments, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, Achal Agarwal, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Sandra Macquillan, Thomas J Falk, and Tristram Wilkinson. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Norges Bank, Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, FIL Ltd, Eaton Vance Management, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Schroder Investment Management Group, and Janus Henderson Group PLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kimberly Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $124.89.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $42.64 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. View additional information about Kimberly Clark.

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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  488 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  823 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,311
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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