KMB:NYE-Kimberly-Clark Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Household & Personal Products | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 131.63

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 45.89B

Volume

1.19M

Average Target Price

USD 139.71 (+6.14%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Kimberly-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 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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Largest Industry Peers for Household & Personal Products

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
PG The Procter & Gamble Company

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USD298.51B 75.76 17.94
UL The Unilever Group

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USD158.04B 23.73 -1,767.83
UN The Unilever Group

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EL The Estee Lauder Companies Inc

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USD67.38B 36.81 21.40
CL Colgate-Palmolive Company

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USD57.10B 24.68 16.24
CLX The Clorox Company

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CHD Church & Dwight Co., Inc

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USD16.58B 27.70 18.81
COTY Coty Inc

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USD9.73B 232.30 13.08
NWL Newell Brands Inc

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USD8.62B 4.50 16.14
SPB Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc

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USD2.59B 5.71 10.09

ETFs Containing KMB

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
HBF:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 5.35 % 1.16 %

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HBF-U:CA Harvest Brand Leaders Plu.. 5.35 % 0.00 %

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HBF.U:CA 5.35 % 1.15 %

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SXLP:LSE SPDR S&P U.S. Consume.. 2.86 % 0.00 %

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USD0.15B
ZPDS:F SPDR S&P U.S. Consume.. 2.86 % 0.00 %

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ZPDS:XETRA SPDR S&P U.S. Consume.. 2.86 % 0.00 %

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VSMV VictoryShares US Multi-Fa.. 2.79 % 0.35 %

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NEED Direxion Daily Cnsmr Stap.. 2.68 % 0.00 %

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USD4.76M
XLP Consumer Staples Select S.. 2.68 % 0.13 %

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USD13.44B
2B7D:XETRA iShares S&P 500 Consu.. 2.59 % 0.00 %

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USD0.07B
ICSU:LSE iShares S&P 500 Consu.. 2.59 % 0.00 %

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IUCS:LSE iShares S&P 500 Consu.. 2.59 % 0.00 %

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XUCS:XETRA Xtrackers MSCI USA Consum.. 2.57 % 0.00 %

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USD0.04B
XSCS:LSE Xtrackers MSCI USA Consum.. 2.57 % 0.00 %

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XUCS:LSE Xtrackers MSCI USA Consum.. 2.57 % 0.00 %

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UGE ProShares Ultra Consumer .. 2.02 % 0.95 %

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USD7.23M
IYK iShares U.S. Consumer Goo.. 2.02 % 0.42 %

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USD0.48B
SZK ProShares UltraShort Cons.. 2.02 % 0.95 %

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USD1.96M
VALQ American Century STOXX U... 1.94 % 0.29 %

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SZNE Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal .. 1.73 % 0.60 %

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FUD:CA First Trust Value Line Di.. 0.53 % 0.78 %

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XDEW:XETRA Xtrackers S&P 500 Equ.. 0.22 % 0.00 %

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XDEW:LSE Xtrackers S&P 500 Equ.. 0.22 % 0.00 %

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XDEW:F Xtrackers S&P 500 Equ.. 0.22 % 0.00 %

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RHS Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

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FLQD Franklin LibertyQ Global .. 0.00 % 0.45 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Household & Personal Products)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 15.53% 61% D- 55% F
Dividend Return 2.71% 54% F 60% D-
Total Return 18.24% 67% D+ 55% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 18.30% 67% D+ 80% B-
Dividend Return 3.68% 85% B 68% D+
Total Return 21.97% 67% D+ 81% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 16.85% 59% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 16.88% 60% D- 60% D-
Total Return 33.72% 59% F 61% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.19% 68% D+ 62% D-
Dividend Return 3.24% 72% C- 65% D
Total Return 7.44% 68% D+ 63% D
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.37% 68% D+ 55% F
Risk Adjusted Return 51.76% 68% D+ 61% D-
Market Capitalization 45.89B 74% C 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Household & Personal Products)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.55 58% F 32% F
Price/Book Ratio -0.89 89% B+ 98% A+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 15.45 53% F 27% F
EV/EBITDA 36.94 5% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 2,062.00% 94% A 100% A+
Return on Invested Capital 37.50% 95% A 97% A+
Return on Assets 13.48% 89% B+ 97% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio -2,198.95% 94% A 99% A+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.49 53% F 31% F
Short Percent 2.11% 82% B- 77% C+
Beta 0.52 63% D 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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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:
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 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 Earnings Growth

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

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.

Negative Book Value

The company has negative book value.