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Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

February 08, 2018 | About:

Kimberly-Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Kimberly-Clark Corp is a part of the household products industry. It manufactures and markets synthetic fiber products. Kimberly-Clark Corp has a market cap of $39.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $112.25 with a P/E ratio of 17.52 and P/S ratio of 2.18. The dividend yield of Kimberly-Clark Corp stocks is 3.45%. Kimberly-Clark Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 2.40% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter Kimberly-Clark Corp reported a revenue of $4.6 billion, compared with the revenue of $4.5 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $18.3 billion, an increase of 0.3% from last year. For the last five years Kimberly-Clark Corp had an average revenue decline of 1.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $6.4 for the year, an increase of 6.8% from previous year. Over the last five years Kimberly-Clark Corp had an EPS growth rate of 5% a year. The Kimberly-Clark Corp had a decent operating margin of 18.07%, compared with the operating margin of 18.22% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Kimberly-Clark Corp is 13.58%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Kimberly-Clark Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $616.0 million, compared with $923.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $6.5 billion, compared with $6.4 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 10.4. Kimberly-Clark Corp has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $112.25, Kimberly-Clark Corp is traded at 26.8% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $88.51. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.18, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.73. The stock lost 5.07% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • President, KCP Kimberly K Underhill sold 23,158 shares of KMB stock on 01/29/2018 at the average price of $119.77. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.28% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of KMB, click here.

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