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Kimberly-Clark GF Value Rank

: 7 (As of Today)
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Kimberly-Clark has the GF Value Rank of 7.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Household & Personal Products subindustry, Kimberly-Clark's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Kimberly-Clark GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, Kimberly-Clark's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Kimberly-Clark's GF Value Rank falls into.



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Kimberly-Clark Business Description

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Address
P.O. Box 619100, Dallas, TX, USA, 75261-9100
With around half of sales from personal care and another third from tissue products, Kimberly-Clark sits as a leading manufacturer of tissue and hygiene realm. Its brand mix includes Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, and Cottonelle. The firm also operates K-C Professional, which partners with businesses to provide safety and sanitary products for the workplace. Kimberly-Clark generates just over of half its sales in North America and more than 10% in Europe, with the rest primarily concentrated in Asia and Latin America.
Executives
Mathews Sylvia M director P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Urdaneta Nelson officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL, INC. THREE PARKWAY NORTH DEERFIELD IL 60015
Abou-oaf Ehab officer: President KCP PO BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Cunningham Doug officer: President, EMEA PO BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Mahlan Deirdre director 1201 DOWDELL LANE SAINT HELENA CA 94574
Ramirez Jaime A director 1000 STANLEY DRIVE NEW BRITAIN CT 06053
Azzi Shane officer: Chief Supply Chain Officer PO BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Ramos Paula officer: Chief Strategy Officer PO BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Long Robert Edward officer: Chief R&D Officer THE COCA-COLA COMPANY ONE COCA-COLA PLAZA ATLANTA GA 30313
Uribe Gonzalo officer: President, Latin America P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261
Karrmann Sandra R officer: Chief Human Resources Officer P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261-9100
Culver John director 2401 UTAH AVE. S. SUITE 800 SEATTLE WA 98134
Ghory Gustavo Lopez officer: Chief Supply Chain Officer PO BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75281
Torres Russell officer: President, KCP C/O NEWELL BRANDS INC. 221 RIVER STREET HOBOKEN NJ 07030
Lewis Alison officer: Chief Growth Officer P.O. BOX 619100 DALLAS TX 75261

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