Last $103.87 USD
Change Today -2.23 / -2.10%
Volume 2.1M
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kimberly-clark corp (KMB) Snapshot

Open
$104.85
Previous Close
$106.10
Day High
$106.67
Day Low
$103.85
52 Week High
07/16/14 - $114.45
52 Week Low
09/4/13 - $91.44
Market Cap
38.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.1M
EPS TTM
$5.72
Shares Outstanding
373.9M
EX-Date
06/4/14
P/E TM
18.1x
Dividend
$3.36
Dividend Yield
3.18%
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kimberly-clark corp (KMB) Details

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and health care products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional, and Health Care. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, and Poise names. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, and Neve names. The K-C Professional segment offers apparel, wipers, soaps, sanitizers, tissues, and towels under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety names. The Health Care segment provides surgical and infection prevention products for the operating room; and a portfolio of medical devices focused on pain management, respiratory, and digestive health under the Kimberly-Clark and ON-Q brands. The company sells its products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce. It also sells products for away-from-home use through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, health care establishments, and public facilities. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

57,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/14/14
Founded in 1872

kimberly-clark corp (KMB) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $781.3K
President of Global Health Care
Total Annual Compensation: $780.0K
Group President of Kimberly-Clark North Ameri...
Total Annual Compensation: $657.5K
President of Global Brands & Innovation
Total Annual Compensation: $580.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

kimberly-clark corp (KMB) Key Developments

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014; Announces Asset Impairment Charges for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $5,343 million against $5,267 million a year ago. Operating profit was $790 million against $796 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and equity interests was $723 million against $730 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $509 million against $526 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.35 against $1.36 a year ago. On non-GAAP basis, operating profit was $860 million against $818 million a year ago. Income before equity interests was $543 million against $513 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $562 million against $526 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $1.49 against $1.41 a year ago. Cash provided by operations was $842 million against $576 million a year ago. Capital spending was $181 million against $220 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $10,621 million against $10,585 million a year ago. Operating profit was $1,587 million against $1,579 million a year ago. Income before income taxes and equity interests was $1,452 million against $1,451 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1,047 million against $1,057 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.75 against $2.72 a year ago. On non-GAAP basis, operating profit was $1,713 million against $1,668 million a year ago. Income before equity interests was $1,094 million against $1,058 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1,128 million against $1,125 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.97 against $2.89 a year ago. Cash provided by operations was $1,279 million against $1,183 million a year ago. Capital spending was $439 million against $494 million a year ago. The company continues to expect a full-year 2014 adjusted effective tax rate between 31.0% and 32.5%. Net income from equity companies is expected to be down year-on-year compared to the prior assumption for net income to be similar to, or up slightly, versus the prior year. The updated assumption is driven by expectations for lower net income from K-C de Mexico as a result of a difficult macro-economic environment. Adjusted earnings per share in 2014 are anticipated to be $6.00 to $6.15 versus the company's previous target of $6.00 to $6.20. The company announced asset impairment of $42 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Launches GoodNites TRU-FIT Underwear

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that its GoodNites brand has introduced TRU-FIT, cotton-blend underwear with disposable, absorbent inserts. This unique product washes and feels like regular underwear and provides the nighttime protection to help keep sheets and pajamas dry at night. GoodNites TRU-FIT underwear is available now for purchase in most national retailers. GoodNites TRU-FIT underwear is designed for boys and girls in sizes S/M and L/XL with colors and patterns for each size. GoodNites TRU-FIT underwear is real, machine washable underwear accompanied by a disposable, absorbent insert that helps maximize leakage protection.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation to Report Q2, 2014 Results on Jul 22, 2014

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2014 results at 11:30 AM, GMT Standard Time on Jul 22, 2014

 

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