Kimberly-Clark Corp. (New York Stock Exchange:KMB)

About the company

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, swimpants, 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.

Sector

Consumer Non-Durables

Industry

Household and Personal Care

Employees

40000

CEO

Michael D. Hsu

Exchange

New York Stock Exchange

Website

http://www.kimberly-clark.com

$19B

Total Revenue

40K

Employees

$49B

Market Capitalization

20.91

Price/Earning ratio

Stock price

Gross Margin (in %)

Total gross margin

$6401M

Operating Margin (in %)

Total operating margin

$3238M

Net Margin (in %)

Total net margin

$2363M

Dividend Yield (in %)

Dividend per share

$4.16

Industry peers

Name Ticker Market capitalization (in USD Million) Revenues (in USD Million) Price/Book Price/Earning Net margin (in %)
Procter & Gamble Co. PG 307518.71 70346.00 6.70 65.70 6.72
The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. EL 70512.48 15454.00 15.93 53.97 8.43
Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL 62397.76 15906.00 -558.77 24.79 15.86
Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL 61873.77 15906.00 -554.08 24.58 15.86
Kimberly-Clark Corp. KMB 49404.00 18826.00 -292.24 20.91 12.55
The Clorox Co. CLX 28436.48 6365.00 40.25 32.62 13.67
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. CHD 19729.08 4478.00 6.83 29.43 14.96
International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. IFF 14337.44 5190.00 2.33 30.28 9.09
Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. REYN 7326.90 3097.00 5.34 31.15 7.56
Coty, Inc. COTY 3364.20 7931.00 0.91 -1.10 -38.33
Energizer Holdings, Inc. ENR 3363.50 2690.00 8.80 -100.10 -1.29
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. NUS 2689.12 2315.00 3.11 17.85 6.49
Avon Products, Inc. AVP 2520.00 4763.00 -2.86 -140.00 -0.01
USANA Health Sciences, Inc. USNA 1810.60 1055.00 5.45 17.78 9.76
Edgewell Personal Care Co. EPC 1669.68 2114.00 1.25 -4.42 -17.88
Inter Parfums, Inc. IPAR 1533.76 680.00 3.27 29.59 7.56
e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. ELF 961.35 283.00 3.89 53.86 6.32
Revlon, Inc. REV 540.60 2319.00 -0.38 -1.83 -12.78
Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. OBCI 117.45 41.00 3.93 36.25 8.32
United-Guardian, Inc. UG 77.60 14.00 6.23 16.51 31.51
Natural Health Trends Corp. NHTC 63.80 73.00 0.92 -14.50 -5.82

Latest insider transactions

Date Role Name Transaction Quantity Quantity Owned After

A Quality Exec Comp Plan Lowers The Risk Of Investing In Kimberly-Clark Corp

9d ago, source: Forbes

KMB's executive compensation plan lowers the risk of investing in the company’s stock because executives’ interests are tied ...

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Looks Scrumptious on Cost-Saving Efforts

12d ago, source: YAHOO!

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is witnessing higher consumer demand owing to coronavirus induced stockpiling. Also, robust cost-saving ...

2nd Circ. Dumps One Class, Affirms Another In Wet Wipes Suit

9d ago, source: Law360

The Second Circuit on Friday upheld the certification of one class and threw out another in a suit alleging Costco Wholesale Corp. and Kimberly-Clark Corp. sold so-called flushable wipes that failed ...

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) Will Post Earnings of $1.80 Per Share

6d ago, source: modernreaders.com

Brokerages predict that Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) will post earnings of $1.80 per share for the current fiscal quarter, ...

2nd Circ. Affirms High Corporate Scienter Pleading Standards

10d ago, source: Law360

The Second Circuit’s recent decision in Jackson v. Abernathy provides powerful tools for defendants to argue that a securities fraud plaintiff has not adequately pled corporate scienter in the absence ...

Protective Clothing Market Worth $11.9 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

9d ago, source: Digital Journal

Key market players in the Protective Clothing Market include as 3M Company (US), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (US), Ansell Limited (US), Kimberly Clark Corp (US), Teijin Limited (Japan), Sioen ...

Optimal Asset Management Inc. Has $541,000 Stock Position in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB)

7d ago, source: modernreaders.com

Optimal Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) by 92.0% in the 1st quarter, according to ...



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