Kimberly-Clark (KMB) dividend stock





  • Yield

     3.30%
  • Dividend

     3.88
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     6.5%
  • Dividend increased

     44 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     65%
  • Dividend pay date

     10/3/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     9/7/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     83 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 3.1%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     18 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     9.8
  • Tweed factor

     -9.8
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
3.1%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
65.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-17.9%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
651.6%
Price change from 52 week high   
-13.8%
Price change from 50 days average   
-3.3%
Price change from 200 days average   
-8.0%
Price info
Change
0.08 (0.07%)


Last price
117.44 USD


Day range
117.28 - 118.08


Year range
111.30 - 136.21

Financial health
Current ratio
0.86


Debt/equity ratio
19.00


Cash
619.00M


Debt
7.84B


Credit rating
A

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
19.61


Price/book (P/B)
406.64


Forward price/earning (P/E)
17.79


Price/sales (P/S)
2.28


PEG
3.38


Market cap
41.49B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
1.9940,2.1760,2.2810
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
7.0%
4.0900,4.0400,4.5200
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
5.1%
10 year history
1.9940,2.1760,2.2810,2.4730,2.6840,2.7990,3.0380,3.2560,3.4800,3.6800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
7.0%
4.0900,4.0400,4.5200,4.4500,3.9900,4.4200,5.5300,4.0400,2.7700,2.7700
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
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  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-4.2%
12.4300,9.3700,12.9600,14.5400,13.0900,12.8100,12.2600,11.6800,0.1500,-0.4800
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  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
nan%
51.8000,57.1000,53.1000,59.3000,65.9000,67.0000,66.0000,59.0000,209.5000,127.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
10.5%
446.0000,419.0000,417.0000,414.0000,399.0000,396.0000,387.0000,377.0000,366.0000,366.0000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-2.2%
Other companies in the personal products industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Procter & Gamble 61 yrs2.98%5.2%
USA   Colgate-Palmolive 54 yrs2.19%6.6%
United Kingdom   PZ Cussons 43 yrs2.46%3.9%
United Kingdom   Unilever 22 yrs2.11%5.0%
USA   Nu Skin Enterprises 17 yrs2.37%19.2%
USA   Estee Lauder Companies 7 yrs1.26%18.0%
Company profile
Empoloyees
43,000


Sector


Website


Founded
1872


Industry


SEC filings




Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and K-C professional products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers,...
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Address:
P. O. Box 619100, Dallas, TX, 75261-9100

Phone:
+1 972 281-1200
The dividend of KMB is 3.88 for the last 12 months, and their yield is 3.30%. Since 1973they have raised their dividend each year, that is 44 years in a row. The payout ratio of KMB is 65%, based on an EPS of 5.99 and a dividend of 3.88. The company has a dividend payback period of 18 years. Their dividend has been growing by 6.5% a year for the last 5 years (on average). Kimberly-Clark has gone ex-dividend on the 9/7/2017, and the dividend pay date is 10/3/2017. This US company was founded in 1872 and has 43,000 employees. consumer goods is their sector and personal products is their industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.6 out of 5 stars.






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