Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB): Price and Financial Metrics

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB): $128.99

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  • KMB scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 84.65% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KMB is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • KMB's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 8.13% of US stocks).

KMB Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for KMB is 46.17 -- better than 99.47% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of KIMBERLY CLARK CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.21% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 32.22 for KIMBERLY CLARK CORP; that's greater than it is for 98.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to KIMBERLY CLARK CORP are CVNA, CL, JOAN, WMG, and CWH.
  • KMB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KIMBERLY CLARK CORP's official web site, go to

KMB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, KMB's price/sales ratio is 131.58% higher, now standing at 2.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, KMB's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KMB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KMB 2023-01-18 2.2 102.6 25.1 21.2
KMB 2023-01-17 2.3 105.7 25.9 21.7
KMB 2023-01-13 2.3 105.7 25.9 21.7
KMB 2023-01-12 2.3 105.2 25.8 21.7
KMB 2023-01-11 2.3 105.3 25.8 21.7
KMB 2023-01-10 2.3 104.9 25.7 21.6

KMB Growth Metrics

    The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 4.86%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 9.51%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 8.2%.
Over the past 49 months, KMB's revenue has gone up $1.677e+09.

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
2022-09-30 20,176 2,804 1,784
2022-06-30 20,133 2,788 1,786
2022-03-31 19,792 2,613 1,753
2021-12-31 19,440 2,730 1,814
2021-09-30 19,311 2,555 1,996
2021-06-30 18,984 2,332 1,999

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 71.88% of graded US stocks.
  • KMB's asset turnover comes in at 1.098 -- ranking 5th of 21 Business Supplies stocks.
  • SCS, MLKN, and HNI 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
2021-09-30 1.098 0.322 0.170
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

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 1.94 (Hold)

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KMB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $128.99 52-week high $144.53
Prev. close $128.92 52-week low $108.74
Day low $128.56 Volume 1,417,281
Day high $130.11 Avg. volume 1,852,373
50-day MA $135.21 Dividend yield 3.6%
200-day MA $130.22 Market Cap 43.53B

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) Company Bio

  Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. The company manufactures sanitary paper products and surgical & medical instruments. Kimberly-Clark brand name products include Kleenex facial tissue, Kotex feminine hygiene products, CottonelleScott and Andrex toilet paper, Wypall utility wipes, KimWipes scientific cleaning wipes and Huggies disposable diapers and baby wipes. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation – Consensus Indicates Potential -1.3% Downside

Kimberly-Clark Corporation with ticker code (KMB) now have 17 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 150 and 118 calculating the average target price we see 132.84. With the stocks previous close at 134.63 this is indicating there is a potential downside of -1.3%. The 50 day MA is 135.02 while the 200 day moving average is 130.15. The company has a market capitalisation of $44,569m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets="KMB" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $43,977m based on the market concensus. Kimberly-Cl...

DirectorsTalk | January 26, 2023

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Q4 2022 Earnings Conference Call

January 25, 2023 10:00 AM ET

Company Participants

Christina Cheng – Investor Relations

Mike Hsu – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Nelson Urdaneta – Chief Financial Officer

Conference Call Participants

Dara Mohsenian – Morgan Stanley

Chris Carey – Wells Fargo

Steve Powers – Deutsche Bank

Anna Lizzul – Bank of America

Andrea Teixeira – JPMorgan

Lauren Lieberman – Barclays

Javier Escalante – Evercore

Kevin Grundy – Jefferies



Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for your patience in holding. We now have your presenters in confer...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2023

Kimberly-Clark stock drops on sales volume slump

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) shares slid on Wednesday as the company reported a reliance on pricing actions to drive revenue growth.

For the fourth quarter of 2022, the consumer staples manufacturer posted $1.54 in adjusted earnings per share and $5B in revenue.  Analysts had anticipated $1.51 and $4.99B, respectively. The company reported 5% organic sales growth in the quarter, supported by a 10% increase in net selling prices. Product mix increased sales 1% while volumes declined 7%. 

“Kimberly-Clark delivered 7 percent organic growth in 2022...

Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2023

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) expects top line and earnings performance to be soft in 1H23

Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) were down over 1% on Wednesday after the company delivered mixed results for the fourth quarter of 2022. The company expects inflation to impact […] The post Kimberly-Clark (KMB) expects top line and earnings performance to be soft in 1H23 first appeared on AlphaStreet .

AlphaStreet | January 25, 2023

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) expects top line and earnings performance to be soft in 1H23 | AlphaStreet

Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) were down over 1% on Wednesday after the company delivered mixed results for the fourth quarter of 2022. The company expects inflation to impact its results in the coming year but it remains optimistic about being able to offset some of these headwinds through revenue and cost management actions. […]

AlphaStreet | January 25, 2023

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KMB Price Returns

1-mo -4.98%
3-mo 4.62%
6-mo -2.57%
1-year -3.79%
3-year -0.58%
5-year 30.27%
YTD -4.98%
2022 -1.58%
2021 9.66%
2020 0.95%
2019 24.57%
2018 -2.06%

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