NYSE:KMB - Kimberly Clark Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$106.47 +1.07 (+1.02 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$105.40
Today's Range$105.37 - $106.57
52-Week Range$97.10 - $125.39
Volume1.67 million shs
Average Volume2.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.90 billion
P/E Ratio17.09
Dividend Yield3.79%
Kimberly Clark logoKimberly-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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio10.96
Current Ratio0.80
Quick Ratio0.54


Trailing P/E Ratio17.09
Forward P/E Ratio15.61
P/E Growth2.23

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales2.04
Cash Flow$8.4433 per share
Price / Cash12.61
Book Value$2.51 per share
Price / Book42.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.23
Net Income$2.28 billion
Net Margins9.77%
Return on Equity398.41%
Return on Assets14.90%


Outstanding Shares349,330,000
Market Cap$36,896.13

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 7th. View Kimberly Clark's Dividend History.

How were Kimberly Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) posted its earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The company reported $1.71 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.71. The firm had revenue of $4.73 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.60 billion. Kimberly Clark had a net margin of 9.77% and a return on equity of 398.41%. The firm's revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.57 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, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Kimberly Clark.

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

Kimberly Clark updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.90-7.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.94. The company issued revenue guidance of +2-3% to ~$18.62-18.81 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.61 billion.

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 $86.00 to $144.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly Clark's stock price to reach $111.3077 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has Kimberly Clark been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KMB stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kimberly Clark earned a news impact score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.51 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA (0.03%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.02%), CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.02%) and Adams Asset Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Kimberly Clark stock include Anthony J Palmer, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Lizanne C Gottung, Paz Gustavo Calvo, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Sergio Cruz, Thomas J Falk 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 Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Capital One National Association, Manning & Napier Group LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Welch & Forbes LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama and Community Bank & Trust Waco Texas. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly Clark company stock in the last year include Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill and Sandra Macquillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kimberly Clark.

Which major investors are buying Kimberly Clark stock?

KMB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Adams Asset Advisors LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA, Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and CHICAGO TRUST Co NA. 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 $106.47.

How big of a company is Kimberly Clark?

Kimberly Clark has a market capitalization of $36.90 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.

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:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  257 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  618 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  875
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 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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