Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) will post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, January 23rd. Analysts expect Kimberly Clark to post earnings of $1.55 per share for the quarter.

Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The company reported $1.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $4.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.65 billion. Kimberly Clark had a return on equity of 666.97% and a net margin of 11.89%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.52 EPS. On average, analysts expect Kimberly Clark to post $6 EPS for the current fiscal year and $7 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Kimberly Clark (NYSE:KMB) opened at $112.98 on Tuesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $39,740.00, a P/E ratio of 18.64, a PEG ratio of 2.77 and a beta of 0.75. Kimberly Clark has a twelve month low of $109.67 and a twelve month high of $136.21. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.17.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th were issued a dividend of $0.97 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 7th. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.43%. Kimberly Clark’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 64.03%.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Kimberly Clark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $134.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on Kimberly Clark in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. They set a “hold” rating and a $121.00 price objective on the stock. Citigroup cut Kimberly Clark from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $113.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Monday, December 11th. Societe Generale raised Kimberly Clark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from $112.05 to $144.00 in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Kimberly Clark in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $126.50.

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Kimberly Clark 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 (NYSE:KMB)

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