Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Monday, October 23rd. Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark Corporation to post earnings of $1.55 per share for the quarter.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49. The firm had revenue of $4.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.56 billion. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had a return on equity of 636.30% and a net margin of 11.82%. The business’s revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Kimberly-Clark Corporation to post $6.19 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6.58 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB) opened at 113.44 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $118.38 and a 200 day moving average price of $125.07. The company has a market capitalization of $40.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.94 and a beta of 0.76. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a 52 week low of $110.33 and a 52 week high of $136.21.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th were issued a dividend of $0.97 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s payout ratio is 64.88%.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. set a $134.00 price target on Kimberly-Clark Corporation and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. BidaskClub cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, UBS AG cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $134.00 to $120.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kimberly-Clark Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $128.46.

In related news, Director Robert W. Decherd bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $122.21 per share, with a total value of $183,315.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 43,444 shares in the company, valued at $5,309,291.24. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 0.56% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation Company Profile

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Corporate &

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.49. The firm had revenue of $4.55 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.56 billion. Kimberly-Clark Corporation had a return on equity of 636.30% and a net margin of 11.82%. The business’s revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.53 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Kimberly-Clark Corporation to post $6.19 EPS for the current fiscal year and $6.58 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE KMB) opened at 113.44 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $118.38 and a 200 day moving average price of $125.07. The company has a market capitalization of $40.08 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.94 and a beta of 0.76. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a 52 week low of $110.33 and a 52 week high of $136.21.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th were issued a dividend of $0.97 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.42%. Kimberly-Clark Corporation’s payout ratio is 64.88%.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. set a $134.00 price target on Kimberly-Clark Corporation and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. BidaskClub cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Berenberg Bank reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kimberly-Clark Corporation in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, UBS AG cut Kimberly-Clark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $134.00 to $120.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kimberly-Clark Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $128.46.

In related news, Director Robert W. Decherd bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were bought at an average cost of $122.21 per share, with a total value of $183,315.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 43,444 shares in the company, valued at $5,309,291.24. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 0.56% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation Company Profile

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Corporate & Other. The Company’s Personal Care segment offers various solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products.

Earnings History for Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB)

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