Kimberly-Clark Corp.

Kimberly-Clark is principally engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products primarily made from natural or synthetic fibers using technologies in fibers, nonwovens and absorbency. The company is organized into three operating segments: Personal Care, which provides solutions and products such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products; Consumer Tissue, which provides facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and related products; and K-C Professional, which provides a range of solutions and supporting products such as wipers, tissue, towels, apparel, soaps and sanitizers.
  • TickerKMB
  • ISINUS4943681035
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorPersonal Goods
  • CountryUnited States

Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Update to Discussion of Key Credit Factors

Significant global scale, well known brands, relatively stable cash flows, and low leverage partially offset limited geographic diversification and aggressive shareholder distributions

Kimberly-Clark Corporation - December 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

KIMBERLY-CLARK sees an upgrade to Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of KIMBERLY-CLARK (US), a company active in the Personal Products & Services industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Positive. As of the analysis date March 16, 2021, the closing price was USD 134.43 and its potential was estimated at USD 150.77.

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KMB - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 03 16

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB:USA) currently trades near recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 23.7x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market is pricing in expectations for Uniform ROA to remain stable, but management may have concerns about their personal care business, tissue demand, and their online channel market share Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to further gain market share for Kleenex and across online channels, sustain strong momentum for their personal care business, and improve the efficiency of their advertising and su...

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Global Credit Research- 18 Feb 2021. New York, February 18, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

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Kimberly Clark Corp: 1 director bought

A director at Kimberly Clark Corp bought 3,000 shares at 132.672USD and the significance rating of the trade was 60/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names o...

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KMB - Embedded Expectations Analysis - 2021 03 16

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB:USA) currently trades near recent averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 23.7x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market is pricing in expectations for Uniform ROA to remain stable, but management may have concerns about their personal care business, tissue demand, and their online channel market share Specifically, management may lack confidence in their ability to further gain market share for Kleenex and across online channels, sustain strong momentum for their personal care business, and improve the efficiency of their advertising and su...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Update to Discussion of Key Credit Factors

Significant global scale, well known brands, relatively stable cash flows, and low leverage partially offset limited geographic diversification and aggressive shareholder distributions

Kimberly-Clark Corporation - December 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Global Credit Research- 18 Feb 2021. New York, February 18, 2021-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation - September 2020 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Compares key performance metrics against industry peers.

Moody's assigns A2 to Kimberly-Clark's note offering; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's assigns A2 to Kimberly-Clark's note offering; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 08 Sep 2020. New York, September 08, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service, assigned an A2 rating to $600 million of senior unsecured notes offered by Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

KIMBERLY-CLARK sees an upgrade to Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of KIMBERLY-CLARK (US), a company active in the Personal Products & Services industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 4 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Positive. As of the analysis date March 16, 2021, the closing price was USD 134.43 and its potential was estimated at USD 150.77.

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