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Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Dividend Analyzer Analysis

by | Dividend Aristocrats, Dividend Champions

Kimberly-Clark Dividend

(updated 12/08/2017)

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: $120.08
Current Dividend: $3.88

Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Cash Dividend Payout Ratio: 63%

Market Capitalization: 42 B
Enterprise Value: 49 B

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Dividend Analyzer Checklist

(updated November 2017)

Dividend Safety Score (11/33 points)

Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 62%
Cash Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 63% (6/12 points)
Dividend Per Share (ttm): 3.83
Cash From Operations (CFO) Per Share (ttm): $8.22
Free Cash Flow (FCF) Per Share (ttm): $6.02
Net Financial Debt: $7333 M
Total Assets: $15070 M
Net Financial Debt / Total Assets: 49% (2/12 points)
Net Financial Debt to EBITDA (ttm):  199%
Piotroski Score (1-9) (TTM): (3/9 points)


Profitability & Growth Score (28/33 points)

Operating Earnings Yield (ttm): 8.3% (12/15 points)
Net Income (ttm): $2149 M
Gross Profit (ttm): $6644 M
Total Assets: $15070 M
Gross Profitability Ratio = GP / Total Assets: 44% (16/18 points)
Cash Return On Invested Capital (CROIC)(tttm): 29%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC): 27%

Valuation Score (20/34 points)

Free Cash Flow Yield (ttm): 5.4% (11/17 points)
EV to EBIT (ttm): 14.0
EV to EBITDA (ttm): 11.5 (9/17 points)
Price to Sales Ratio (ttm): 2.2
Price to Book Value (ttm):  152
Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E) (ttm):  19
PE 10: 27

TOTAL POINTS – (59/100) (50 is an average score)

Earnings Report: 10/23/17

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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.



(updated November 2017)

Kimberly-Clark is ranked #96 (out of 377) overall and #15 (out of 42) in the Consumer Defensive Sector by the Dividend Analyzer.

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