Kimberly Clark manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and K-C professional products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. The company was founded in 1872 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
KMB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
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Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KMB, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Kimberly Clark Corp ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for KMB, they are:
The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 12.87 -- which is good for besting 78.29% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
KMB's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 25.81% of tickers in our DCF set.
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For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KMB, try INGR, MKC, CLX, WMT, and COST.
DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Softex Indonesia, a leader in the fast-growing Indonesian personal care market. "This acquisition accelerates our growth with strong market…
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Introduction Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is one of the world’s largest producers of personal care and hygiene products. Everyone with kids will know the Huggies brand while the company also produces everyday essentials like Kleenex and toilet paper. Kimberly-Clark is active all over the world but still generates about half of its...
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