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NYSE:KMB

Kimberly-Clark Stock Forecast, Price & News

$132.43
-0.56 (-0.42 %)
(As of 09/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$132.26
$133.58
50-Day Range
$132.43
$141.49
52-Week Range
$128.02
$155.45
Volume971,066 shs
Average Volume2.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$44.60 billion
P/E Ratio22.56
Dividend Yield3.43%
Beta0.54
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About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark Corp. engages in the manufacture and marketing of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. It operates through the following segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional (KCP). The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swim pants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products. The Consumer Tissue segment produces and sells facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, and related products for household use. The K-C Professional segment supplies workplace supporting products such as wipers, tissue, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers. The firm's brands include Depend, Huggies, Kleenex, Kotex, and Scott. The company was founded by John A. Kimberly, Havilah Babcock, Charles B. Clark, and Frank C. Shattuck in 1872 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-Industry
Household Products
CUSIP
49436810
Employees
2,020
Year Founded
1872

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.14 billion
Cash Flow
$9.85 per share
Book Value
$2.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.35 billion

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap
$44.60 billion
Next Earnings Date
10/25/2021 (Confirmed)
Optionable
Optionable

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Overall MarketRank

2.65 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

33rd out of 179 stocks

Converted Paper & Paperboard Products, Except Containers & Box Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kimberly-Clark a buy right now?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly-Clark in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Kimberly-Clark stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KMB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given Kimberly-Clark a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Kimberly-Clark wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Kimberly-Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly-Clark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 25th 2021.
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How can I listen to Kimberly-Clark's earnings call?

Kimberly-Clark will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, October 25th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Kimberly-Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 22nd. The company reported $1.47 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.24. The firm earned $4.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.77 billion. Kimberly-Clark had a net margin of 10.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 308.07%. Kimberly-Clark's revenue was up 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $2.20 earnings per share.
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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KMB stock has decreased by 1.3% and is now trading at $132.43.
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How often does Kimberly-Clark pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 10th will be given a dividend of $1.14 per share on Monday, October 4th. This represents a $4.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is Kimberly-Clark a good dividend stock?

Kimberly-Clark pays an annual dividend of $4.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. Kimberly-Clark has been increasing its dividend for 49 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Kimberly-Clark is 58.91%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kimberly-Clark will have a dividend payout ratio of 61.54% next year. This indicates that Kimberly-Clark will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Kimberly-Clark issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kimberly-Clark issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.650-$6.900 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.350. The company issued revenue guidance of $19.33 billion-$19.91 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $19.69 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

13 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Kimberly-Clark's stock. Their forecasts range from $122.00 to $181.00. On average, they expect Kimberly-Clark's stock price to reach $143.15 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Kimberly-Clark's key executives?

Kimberly-Clark's management team includes the following people:
  • Michael D. Hsu, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Maria G. Henry, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Robert Long, Chief Research & Development Officer
  • Gustavo Ghory, Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer
  • Sandi Karrmann, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP

What is Michael D. Hsu's approval rating as Kimberly-Clark's CEO?

180 employees have rated Kimberly-Clark CEO Michael D. Hsu on Glassdoor.com. Michael D. Hsu has an approval rating of 93% among Kimberly-Clark's employees. This puts Michael D. Hsu in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (8.20%), BlackRock Inc. (7.50%), State Street Corp (4.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.53%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.37%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.62%). Company insiders that own Kimberly-Clark stock include Aaron Powell, J Scott Boston, Kimberly K Underhill, Robert W Decherd 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 BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Royal Bank of Canada, Lazard Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly-Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, Kimberly K Underhill, and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Amundi, Nuance Investments LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Morgan Stanley, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Stifel Financial Corp, and Charles Schwab Investment Management 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Kimberly-Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $132.43.

How much money does Kimberly-Clark make?

Kimberly-Clark has a market capitalization of $44.60 billion and generates $19.14 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.35 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.74 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kimberly-Clark have?

Kimberly-Clark employs 2,020 workers across the globe.

Does Kimberly-Clark have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Kimberly-Clark: Abdelia Comercial Ltda, Bacraft Industria de Papel Ltda, Badgers II LLC, Badgers LLC, Baylis Medical Company, Beco, Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel, Colombiana Kimberly Colpapel S.A, Delaware Overseas Finance, Durafab, Excell Paper Sales Company, Gerinconfort Industria e Comercio de Productos Higienicos Ltda, Hoosiers II LLC, Hoosiers LLC, Housing Horizons, I-Flow, I-Flow Corporation, Jackson Products, Jackson Safety, K-C AFC Manufacturing, K-C Advertising, K-C Antioquia Global Ltda, K-C Equipment Finance LP, K-C Guernsey I Limited, K-C Guernsey II Limited, K-C Nevada, K.C.S.A. Holdings (Pty) Limited, KCA Super Pty Limited, KCSSA East Africa Limited, KCSSA West Africa Limited, KS & J Industria e Comercio Limitada, Kalayaan Land Corporation, Kenko Industria e Comercio, Kimberly Bolivia S.A, Kimberly Clark MEA DMCC, Kimberly-Clark (China) Company Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Cyprus) Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Hong Kong) Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Nanjing) Care Products Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Nanjing) Personal Hygienic Products Company Limited, Kimberly-Clark (Tianjin) Care Products Co., Kimberly-Clark (Trinidad) Ltd, Kimberly-Clark (Wuxi) Equipment Technology Co., Kimberly-Clark Amsterdam Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Argentina S.A, Kimberly-Clark Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Headquarters Pte Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Atlantic Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark Australia Holdings Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty. Limited, Kimberly-Clark B.V, Kimberly-Clark BVBA, Kimberly-Clark Bahrain Holding Company S.P.C, Kimberly-Clark Brasil Holdings Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Brasil Industria e Comercio de Produtos de Higiene Ltda, Kimberly-Clark Brazil Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Canada Holdings ULC, Kimberly-Clark Canada International Holdings Inc, Kimberly-Clark Cayman Islands Company, Kimberly-Clark Central American Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Centro de Inovacao, Kimberly-Clark Chile S.A, Kimberly-Clark Colombia Holding Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Commercial, Kimberly-Clark Costa Rica Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Dominican Republic S.A, Kimberly-Clark Dominicana, Kimberly-Clark Dutch Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark EMEA GBS Services Spolka Z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia, Kimberly-Clark EMEA Holdings Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Ecuador S.A, Kimberly-Clark Ede Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Europe Limited, Kimberly-Clark European Investment B.V, Kimberly-Clark European Services Limited, Kimberly-Clark Finance Limited, Kimberly-Clark Financial Services, Kimberly-Clark Germany Holding GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Global Sales, Kimberly-Clark GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Guatemala, Kimberly-Clark Hellas EPE, Kimberly-Clark Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark Holding srl, Kimberly-Clark Holland Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Hygiene Products Private Limited, Kimberly-Clark Inc, Kimberly-Clark India Private Limited, Kimberly-Clark Innovation Center, Kimberly-Clark Integrated Services Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Intercontinental Holding Ltd, Kimberly-Clark International, Kimberly-Clark International Holding Limited, Kimberly-Clark International Services Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Israel Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Israel Marketing Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Japan Godo Kaisha, Kimberly-Clark Kazakhstan Limited Liability Partnership, Kimberly-Clark LDA, Kimberly-Clark Latin America, Kimberly-Clark Latin America Investments, Kimberly-Clark Limited, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Finance S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Financial Holdings S.a.r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg Holdings S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg International S.a.r.L, Kimberly-Clark Luxembourg S.a r.l, Kimberly-Clark Maghreb SARL, Kimberly-Clark Magyarorszag Kft, Kimberly-Clark Manufacturing (Thailand) Limited, Kimberly-Clark Mediterranean Finance Company Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Netherlands Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Nicaragua & Compania Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Nicaragua Services & Compania Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Noordzee Co”peratief U.A, Kimberly-Clark North Asia (HK) Limited, Kimberly-Clark Pacific Finance Company, Kimberly-Clark Pacific Holdings Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Paper (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Paraguay, Kimberly-Clark Patriot Holdings, Kimberly-Clark Pennsylvania, Kimberly-Clark Pension Trusts Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Personal Hygienic Products Co. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Peru S.R.L, Kimberly-Clark Philippines Inc, Kimberly-Clark Polska Sp. Z.o.o, Kimberly-Clark Products (M) Sdn. Bhd, Kimberly-Clark Produtos Para Saude Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Regional Services (M) Sdn. Bhd, Kimberly-Clark S.L.U, Kimberly-Clark SAS, Kimberly-Clark Services, Kimberly-Clark Services Asia-Pacific Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Singapore Intercontinental Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Singapore Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Southeast Asia Holdings Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Southern Africa (Holdings) (Pty) Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Taiwan, Kimberly-Clark Thailand Limited, Kimberly-Clark Trading (M) Sdn. 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When was Kimberly-Clark founded?

Kimberly-Clark was founded in 1872.

What is Kimberly-Clark's official website?

The official website for Kimberly-Clark is www.kimberly-clark.com.

Where are Kimberly-Clark's headquarters?

Kimberly-Clark is headquartered at P O BOX 619100 DFW AIRPORT STATION, DALLAS TX, 75261.

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 9/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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