(281)-719-8904 KenFaulkenberry@AAAMP.com

Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Dividend Analyzer Analysis

by

Kimberly-Clark Dividend

(updated 8/18/2017)

The Kimberly-Clark dividend has been paid continuously since 1972 and increased for 44 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat and Dividend Champion.

Price: $121.40
Current Dividend: $3.88

Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Cash Dividend Payout Ratio: 58%

Market Capitalization: 43 B
Enterprise Value: 50 B

Kimberly-Clark Logo
Kimberly-Clark Logo

Description

Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Household & Personal Products

Kimberly-Clark is a global leader (175+ countries) in health and hygiene products. Nearly one-quarter of the world’s population uses a Kimberly-Clark product everyday.

Kimberly-Clark holds the number 1 or 2 market share position in over 80 countries for their brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise, and Depend. The company distributes through all the major channels; including supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drug & convenience stores, and directly to consumers.

Kleenex

Dividend Analyzer Checklist

(updated August 2017)

Dividend Safety Score (10/33 points)

Dividend Per Share (ttm): $3.78
Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 62%
Dividend Per Share (10 Year Growth): 6.5%
Cash From Operations (CFO) Per Share (ttm): $8.58
CFO Dividend Coverage (CFO / DPS): 2.3 (2/6 points)
Free Cash Flow (FCF) Per Share (ttm): $6.46
FCF Dividend Coverage (FCF / DPS): 1.7  (3/6 points)
Net Financial Debt: $7315 M
Total Assets: $15070 M
Net Financial Debt / Total Assets: 49% (2/12 points)
Net Financial Debt to EBITDA (ttm): 200%
Total Liabilities to Assets Ratio (Qtr.): 99%
Piotroski Score (1-9) (TTM): (3/9 points)

Profitability & Growth Score (17/33 points)

Revenue (10 Year Growth) *CAGR > 4.14%: 0.8% (0/4 points)
EPS Basic Cont. Operations (10 Year Growth) CAGR > 4.14%:  6.3% (4/4 points)
Cash From Operations (10 Year Growth) CAGR > 4.14%: 2.3% (0/6 points)
Operating Earnings Yield (ttm): 7.5% (3/7 points)
Net Income (ttm): $2149 M
Gross Profit (ttm): $6644 M
Total Assets: $15070 M
Gross Profitability Ratio = GP / Total Assets: 44% (10/12 points)
Cash Return On Invested Capital (CROIC)(tttm): 29%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC): 27%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) (5 Year Median): 16%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) (10 Year Median): 16%

Valuation Score (17/34 points)

Free Cash Flow Yield (ttm): 5.3% (6/9 points)
EV to EBIT (ttm): 15.2 (4/9 points)
EV to EBITDA (ttm): 12.5 (4/9 points)
PE10: 27.7 (3/7 points)
Price to Sales Ratio (ttm): 2.4
Price to Book Value (ttm): 424.1
Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E) (ttm): 20.4

TOTAL POINTS – (44/100) (50 is an average score)

*Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)
**A Compound Annual Growth Rate of 4.14% = a 50% gain over 10 years.

Stay Updated All the Time!

 - Monthly Stock Rankings and Dividend Safety, Profitability & Growth, & Valuation Scores for all 280+ DVB Stocks - Dividend Value Builder Full Membership =>  $99/year (Analyzer & Portfolio Newsletters) Two Newsletters For 1 Low Price

Learn More

Conclusion

(updated August 2017)

Kimberly-Clark is ranked #146 (out of 287) overall and #22 (out of 38) in the Consumer Defensive Sector by the Dividend Analyzer.

Type of Investor / Recommendation

Large Diversified Dividend Portfolios /  Average Option
Looking For Exposure to Consumer Defensive Sector / AVOID
Deep Value Investors / AVOID

Portfolio Position Disclosures:
DVB Foundation Portfolio: None
DVB Dividend Growth: None
DVB High Income: None
Arbor Asset Allocation Model Portfolio (AAAMP): None

Dividend Investing Without Emotional Bias

Dividend Value Builder Analyzer Newsletter: Total, Dividend Safety, Profitability & Growth, and Valuation Scores For all 240+ stocks in the DVB database, Top Stocks For Each Sector.

Dividend Value Builder Portfolio Newsletter: DVB Foundation Portfolio, DVB Dividend Growth, and DVB High Income Portfolios.

Learn More
Disclaimer: While Arbor Investment Planner has used reasonable efforts to obtain information from reliable sources, we make no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of third-party information presented herein. The sole purpose of this analysis is information. Nothing presented herein is, or is intended to constitute investment advice. Consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions.
Share This