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NYSE:KMB

Kimberly-Clark Stock Forecast, Price & News

$139.43
+2.30 (+1.68 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:27 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$136.60
Now: $139.43
$140.63
50-Day Range
$130.32
MA: $133.52
$136.57
52-Week Range
$110.66
Now: $139.43
$160.16
Volume75,884 shs
Average Volume2.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$47.43 billion
P/E Ratio20.27
Dividend Yield3.14%
Beta0.5
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, 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.51 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

1st out of 301 stocks

Converted Paper & Paperboard Products, Except Containers & Box Industry

1st out of 9 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Converted paper & paperboard products, except containers & box
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
CUSIP49436810
Phone972-281-1200
Employees40,000
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.45 billion
Cash Flow$10.18 per share
Book Value$0.57 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.16 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$47.43 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$139.43
+2.30 (+1.68 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:27 PM ET)
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Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Kimberly-Clark's stock 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 stock has increased by 3.9% and is now trading at $139.43.
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Is Kimberly-Clark a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kimberly-Clark in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Kimberly-Clark?

Wall Street analysts have given Kimberly-Clark a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Kimberly-Clark wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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.

When is Kimberly-Clark's next earnings date?

Kimberly-Clark is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 28th 2021.
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How were Kimberly-Clark's earnings last quarter?

Kimberly-Clark Co. (NYSE:KMB) released its quarterly earnings data on Sunday, January, 24th. The company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $4.84 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.73 billion. Kimberly-Clark had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 812.50% and a net margin of 12.49%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.71 earnings per share.
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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 Monday, January 25th. Investors of record on Friday, March 5th will be given a dividend of $1.14 per share on Monday, April 5th. This represents a $4.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 4th. This is a boost from Kimberly-Clark's previous quarterly dividend of $1.07.
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Is Kimberly-Clark a good dividend stock?

Kimberly-Clark pays an annual dividend of $4.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.14%. 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 62.12%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kimberly-Clark will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.45% 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.75-8.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.78. The company issued revenue guidance of +4-6% yr/yr to $19.9-20.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $19.58 billion.

What price target have analysts set for KMB?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Kimberly-Clark's shares. Their forecasts range from $122.00 to $181.00. On average, they anticipate Kimberly-Clark's share price to reach $150.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price.
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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 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).

Who are Kimberly-Clark's key executives?

Kimberly-Clark's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael D. Hsu, Chairman & CEO (Age 56, Pay $4.3M)
  • Ms. Maria G. Henry, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.12M)
  • Mr. Jeffrey P. Melucci, Chief Transformation of Bus. Devel. & Legal Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.52M)
  • Ms. Kimberly K. Underhill, Pres of North America Consumer Bus. (Age 55, Pay $2.02M)
  • Mr. Paul J. Alexander, VP of Investor Relations (Age 54)
  • Ms. Sandi Karrmann, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Ms. Cristina Garcia-Cervigon, Regional Managing Director of Austral
  • Mr. Aaron Powell, Pres of Asia-Pacific Consumer Bus. (Age 48)
  • Mr. Tristram Wilkinson, Pres of EMEA Consumer Bus. (Age 51)
  • Ms. Alison Lewis, Chief Growth Officer (Age 52)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc (0.21%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.12%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.09%), Cullen Capital Management LLC (0.08%), Welch Group LLC (0.07%) and KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.06%). Company insiders that own Kimberly-Clark stock include Aaron Powell, Achal Agarwal, Anthony J Palmer, J Scott Boston, Jeffrey P Melucci, Kimberly K Underhill, Robert W Decherd, Sandra Macquillan, Thomas J Falk 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 Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Strs Ohio, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Beacon Financial Group, Hexavest Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Cullen Capital Management LLC, and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Kimberly-Clark company stock in the last year include Aaron Powell, J Scott Boston, Kimberly K Underhill, and Tristram Wilkinson.
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Which major investors are buying Kimberly-Clark stock?

KMB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Keeler Thomas Management LLC, Hendley & Co. Inc., Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Kinloch Capital LLC, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
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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.

What is Kimberly-Clark's stock price today?

One share of KMB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $139.43.

How big of a company is Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark has a market capitalization of $47.43 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.

What is Kimberly-Clark's official website?

The official website for Kimberly-Clark is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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