KMB:NYE-Kimberly-Clark Corporation

EQUITY | Consumer Packaged Goods | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 112.98

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 39.74B

Volume

3.39M

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 120.13 (6.33%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 122.57 (8.48%)
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About

Kimberly-Clark Corp is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a products made from natural or synthetic fibers using technologies in fibers, nonwovens and absorbency.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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ADM Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

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K Kellogg Company

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ETFs Containing KMB

HBF:CA Brand Leaders Plus Income.. 4.69 % 1.58 %

+0.07 (+0.72%)

CAD 0.07B
FLQD Franklin LibertyQ Global .. 2.01 % 0.45 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
LRGF iShares Edge MSCI Multifa.. 1.81 % 0.21 %

N/A

USD 0.87B
XFS:CA iShares Edge MSCI Multifa.. 1.78 % 0.51 %

-0.22 (0.72%)

CAD 0.11B
ACWF iShares Edge MSCI Multifa.. 1.11 % 0.36 %

N/A

USD 0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Consumer Packaged Goods)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.36% 6% F 4% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -6.36% 6% F 4% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -1.41% 52% F 26% F
Dividend Return 3.39% 91% A- 51% F
Total Return 1.98% 52% F 25% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 31.83% 42% F 59% F
Dividend Return 20.63% 91% A- 61% D-
Total Return 52.46% 47% F 60% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.21% 52% F 63% D
Dividend Return 9.37% 56% F 62% D-
Total Return 3.17% 85% B 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.57% 92% A- 72% C-
Risk Adjusted Return 97.91% 80% B- 78% C+
Market Capitalization 40.94B 90% A- 95% A

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Consumer Packaged Goods)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 20.70 65% D 48% F
Price/Book Ratio 389.59 2% F 0% N/A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 3.32 54% F 42% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 18.61 54% F 37% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2,193.42% 100% A+ 100% A+
Return on Invested Capital 49.10% 90% A- 96% A
Return on Assets 14.57% 90% A- 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 2,273.75% 2% F 1% F

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Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.