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Kimberly-Clark (KMB) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Kimberly-Clark Dividend

(updated 2/24/2018)

The Kimberly-Clark dividend has been paid continuously since 1972 and increased for 45 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Aristocrat, and Dividend Champion.

Price: $113.62
Dividend Yield: 3.5%

Current Dividend: $4.00
Cash Flow From Operations (CFO) Per Share (ttm): $8.23
Free Cash Flow Per Share (ttm): $6.02

Market Capitalization: $40 B
Enterprise Value: $47 B

Dividend Analyzer Checklist

(updated February 2018)

Valuation Score (20/34 points)

Free Cash Flow Yield (ttm): 5.3% (11/17 points)
EV to EBIT (ttm): 14.6
EV to EBITDA (ttm): 11.6 (9/17 points)
Price to Sales Ratio (ttm): 2.3
Price to Book Value (ttm): 65.8
Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E) (ttm): 18
PE 10: 26

Profitability Score (26/33 points)

Operating Earnings Yield (ttm): 8.2% (11/15 points)
Net Income (ttm): $2278 M
Gross Profit (ttm): $6553 M
Total Assets: $15151 M
Gross Profitability Ratio = Gross Profit / Total Assets: 43% (15/18 points)
Cash Return On Invested Capital (CROIC)(tttm): 26%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC): 28%

Dividend Safety Score (11/33 points)

Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 60%
Cash Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 63% (5/12 points)
Net Financial Debt: $7150 M
Total Assets: $15151 M
Net Financial Debt / Total Assets: 47% (1/12 points)
Net Financial Debt to EBITDA (ttm): 199%
Piotroski Score (1-9) (TTM): (5/9 points)

TOTAL POINTS – (57/100) (50 is an average score)

Latest Earnings Report: 1/23/18
Next Earning Report: 4/24/18

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Rankings & Recommendations

(updated February 2018 )

Kimberly-Clark is ranked #140 (out of 432) overall and #12 (out of 44) in the Consumer Defensive sector by the Dividend Analyzer.

 

Type of Investor / Recommendation
Large Diversified Dividend Portfolios / Can Be Considered
Looking For Exposure to the Consumer Defensive Sector / Can Be Considered
Deep Value Investors / Avoid

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Company 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.

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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.
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