An Evaluation Of Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) Prospects

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KMB belongs to the Consumer Defensive sector of the NYSE while operating in the Household & Personal Products industry. The current market capitalization of Kimberly-Clark Corp. is $46.90B. A total of 1.35 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.16M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Cunningham Doug sold 3,833 shares of KMB for 136.82 per share on May 10 ’24. After the transaction, the President, EMEA now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 06 ’24, Hsu Michael D. sold 54,191 shares at 135.40 per share. KMB shares that Chairman of the Board and CEO owns now total 179,059.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Drexler Andrew disposed of 2,500 shares on May 01 ’24 at a per-share price of $136.83. This resulted in the Vice President and Controller holding 8,053 shares of KMB after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Cunningham Doug sold 1,040 shares at $136.86 per share on May 01 ’24. Company shares held by the President, EMEA now total 3,833.


Paying dividends generates immediate cash flow for investors and indicates a positive outlook for the company. Kimberly-Clark Corp. pays an annual dividend of $4.80, resulting in a dividend yield of 3.45%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.57. KMB’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/7/2024 when it declared a $1.22 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/2/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/2/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 3/7/2024. The KMB stock dividend was $1.22 per share in cash.

While price targets are rarely accurate, they tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often taken into account by investors. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KMB has a high of $142.20 and a low of $116.32.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An organization’s balance sheet depicts the assets and liabilities it has, as well as the amount of equity invested. Investors can measure a company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios using this information. KMB’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $270.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $8.70B in debt and $6.75B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $3.10, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $737.00M.

Analysts Opinion

There is a slight risk associated with trading before and after the market open. Due to lower liquidity and higher volatility, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads on particular security due to the release of critical financial information after regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for KMB is Buy with a score of 3.41.

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