NYSE:KMB

Kimberly-Clark Stock Forecast, Price & News

$130.30
+0.17 (+0.13 %)
(As of 06/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$128.69
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$128.02
$160.16
Volume2.60 million shs
Average Volume2.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.97 billion
P/E Ratio19.54
Dividend Yield3.50%
Beta0.51
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About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care and consumer tissue 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, Sweety, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Softex, 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 and e-commerce. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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2.34 out of 5 stars

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13th out of 312 stocks

Converted Paper & Paperboard Products, Except Containers & Box Industry

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Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kimberly-Clark a buy right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly-Clark in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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Are investors shorting Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 8,950,000 shares, an increase of 19.0% from the May 13th total of 7,520,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 2.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Kimberly-Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly-Clark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 23rd 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 Friday, July 23rd 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 22nd. The company reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.14. The company earned $4.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.97 billion. Kimberly-Clark had a net margin of 12.06% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 376.18%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.13 earnings per share.
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How has Kimberly-Clark's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

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 (WHO). Since then, KMB shares have decreased by 2.9% and is now trading at $130.30.
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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 Thursday, April 29th. Investors of record on Friday, June 4th will be given a dividend of $1.14 per share on Friday, July 2nd. This represents a $4.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 3rd.
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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 3.50%. 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 58.09% 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 Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of 7.300-7.550 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.750. The company issued revenue guidance of $19.71 billion-$20.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $19.98 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Kimberly-Clark's stock. Their forecasts range from $122.00 to $181.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly-Clark's share price to reach $142.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% 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:
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, Chairman & CEO (Age 57, Pay $5.17M)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $2.25M)
  • Ms. Sandi Karrmann, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Russell C. Torres, Group Pres of Kimberly-Clark North America (Age 49, Pay $1.54M)
  • Mr. Paul J. Alexander, VP of Investor Relations (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Melucci, Chief Transformation of Bus. Devel. & Legal Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Cristina Garcia-Cervigon, Regional Managing Director of Austral
  • Mr. Aaron M. Powell, Pres of Asia-Pacific Consumer Bus. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Tristram Wilkinson, Pres of EMEA Consumer Bus. (Age 52)
  • Ms. Alison Lewis, Chief Growth Officer (Age 52)

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.

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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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.19%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.31%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.54%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.39%), Northern Trust Corp (1.23%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (1.21%). Company insiders that own Kimberly-Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Achal Agarwal, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Robert W Decherd and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which major investors are selling Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Sabal Trust CO, and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 major investors are buying Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Nuance Investments LLC, Cullen Capital Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, LSV Asset Management, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., and Morgan Stanley.
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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 $130.30.

How much money does Kimberly-Clark make?

Kimberly-Clark has a market capitalization of $43.97 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 46,000 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. Bhd, Kimberly-Clark Trading Kft, Kimberly-Clark Trading and Services Limitada, Kimberly-Clark Treasury Australia Pty Limited, Kimberly-Clark Tuketim Mallari Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S, Kimberly-Clark Tulip Holdings, Kimberly-Clark U.K. Operations Limited, Kimberly-Clark Uruguay S.A, Kimberly-Clark Utrecht Holdings B.V, Kimberly-Clark Ventures, Kimberly-Clark Vietnam Holdings Pte. Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Vietnam Ltd, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Australia Holdings Pty. Limited, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Taiwan Investment Limited, Kimberly-Clark Zimbabwe (Private) Limited, Kimberly-Clark de Centro America, Kimberly-Clark de Honduras, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa Pty Ltd., Kimberly-Clark s.r.l, Kimberly-Clark s.r.o, Limited Liability Company Kimberly-Clark, Limited Liability Company with Foreign Investment 'Kimberly-Clark Ukraine', Microcuff GmbH, Mimo S.A, Minnetonka Overseas Investments Limited, Nueva Arizona S.A, P.T. Kimberly-Clark, P.T. Kimberly-Clark Indonesia, Papeles del Cauca S.A, Ridgeway Insurance Company Limited, Ropers II LLC, SK Corporation, Softex Indonesia, Taiwan Scott Paper Corporation, Technology Systems S.A, Texans II LLC, Three Rivers Timber Company, VOID Technologies Limited, and Yuhan-Kimberly Limited.

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]


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