Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB): Price and Financial Metrics

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB): $135.18

-0.76 (-0.56%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where KMB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 77.76% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KMB is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 47 weeks.
  • KMB's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.75% of US stocks).

KMB Stock Summary

  • Kimberly Clark Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.25% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 34.5 for Kimberly Clark Corp; that's greater than it is for 98.92% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Kimberly Clark Corp's share price is greater than that of merely 0.05% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kimberly Clark Corp are CL, ORLY, SYY, AMP, and PUK.
  • KMB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kimberly Clark Corp's official web site, go to

KMB Valuation Summary

  • KMB's EV/EBIT ratio is 20.1; this is 11.67% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • KMB's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, KMB's price/earnings ratio has gone up 4.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KMB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KMB 2021-09-03 2.5 90.5 23.7 20.1
KMB 2021-09-02 2.5 90.3 23.7 20.1
KMB 2021-09-01 2.5 89.8 23.5 20.0
KMB 2021-08-31 2.4 88.6 23.2 19.8
KMB 2021-08-30 2.4 87.9 23.0 19.6
KMB 2021-08-27 2.4 87.6 23.0 19.6

KMB Growth Metrics

  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 7.14%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -22.68%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -67.31%.
Over the past 33 months, KMB's revenue has gone up $485,000,000.

The table below shows KMB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 18,984 2,332 1,999
2021-03-31 18,874 3,346 2,276
2020-12-31 19,140 3,729 2,352
2020-09-30 18,887 3,766 2,360
2020-06-30 18,844 4,093 2,559
2020-03-31 18,826 3,123 2,363

KMB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KMB has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 70.43% of graded US stocks.
  • KMB's asset turnover comes in at 1.099 -- ranking 6th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • SCS, HNI, and MLHR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KMB.

The table below shows KMB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.099 0.333 0.171
2021-03-31 1.119 0.351 0.199
2020-12-31 1.162 0.356 0.210
2020-09-30 1.187 0.356 0.214
2020-06-30 1.212 0.355 0.240
2020-03-31 1.228 0.340 0.223

KMB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KMB, see our KMB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $139.18 Average Broker Recommendation 1.95 (Hold)

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KMB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $135.18 52-week high $155.45
Prev. close $135.94 52-week low $128.02
Day low $135.15 Volume 5,852,200
Day high $137.29 Avg. volume 2,255,781
50-day MA $136.56 Dividend yield 3.37%
200-day MA $134.23 Market Cap 45.52B

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Company Bio

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.

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Latest KMB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kimberly Clark Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KMB as an investment opportunity.

Kimberly-Clark Elects Deirdre Mahlan and Jaime Ramirez to its Board of Directors

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that it has elected Deirdre Mahlan and Jaime Ramirez to its board of directors, effective immediately. Ms. Mahlan and Mr. Ramirez each will serve on the company's Audit Committee.

Yahoo | September 15, 2021

Huggies® And Kam Chancellor Team Up To Help Northwest U.S. Families Gain Access To Clean Diapers

Pro dad and football legend, Kam Chancellor, and Huggies Plus, a line of diapers exclusively available at Costco, will donate $10,000 to the National Diaper Bank Network to help families in the Northwest U.S. region* have access to clean diapers.

Yahoo | September 15, 2021

How femcare founders are opening investors'' eyes to the $600 billion menopause-care industry - and disrupting the P&G and Kimberly-Clark controlled market

Attn: Grace founders Alexandra Fennell and Mia Abbruzzese. Attn: Grace

Business Insider Markets | September 13, 2021

Kimberly-Clark Names Doug Cunningham to Lead its EMEA Consumer Business

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that Doug Cunningham, currently Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand, has been named President of its EMEA consumer business, and report to Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu.

Yahoo | September 13, 2021

Kimberly-Clark Canada Joins the Canada Plastics Pact and Reinforces Commitment to Plastics Footprint Reduction

Reinforcing its commitment to address the social and environmental challenges of the next decade, Kimberly-Clark announced its participation in the Canada Plastics Pact. Kimberly-Clark knows that strategic partnerships are critical to unlocking new opportunities for sustainability, innovation and growth across its value chain. More importantly, consumers of its trusted brands, including Kleenex®, Huggies®, Pull-Ups® and Depend®, want more sustainable options. The Canada Plastics Pact is a unique platform for collaboration to help identify roadblocks in the market and identify scalable solutions, said Todd Fisher, General Manager of Kimberly-Clark Canada. Kimberly-Clark The post Kimberly-Clark Canada Joins the Canada Plastics Pact and Reinforces Commitment to Plastics Footprint Reduction...

Ethical Marketing News | September 11, 2021

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KMB Price Returns

1-mo -1.89%
3-mo 5.90%
6-mo 3.34%
1-year -4.25%
3-year 28.04%
5-year 30.09%
YTD 2.86%
2020 0.95%
2019 24.57%
2018 -2.06%
2017 9.04%
2016 -7.69%

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