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Kimberly-Clark is a company manufacturing and marketing personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products. It operates in 3 segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swim pants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, etc. The K-C Professional (KCP) segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers.

Its major brands include:

TypePublic
Founded1872
HQTX, US
Websitekimberly-clark.com
Employee Ratings4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)40,000(-2%)
Job Openings721
Revenue (FY, 2020)$19.1 B(+4%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$129.7(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Kimberly-Clark

Michael D. Hsu

Michael D. Hsu

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Maria Henry

Maria Henry

Chief Financial Officer
Alison Lewis

Alison Lewis

Chief Growth Officer
Gustavo Ghory

Gustavo Ghory

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Achal Agarwal

Achal Agarwal

Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer
Kim Underhill

Kim Underhill

President, North America Consumer Business
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Kimberly-Clark Office Locations

Kimberly-Clark has offices in Beech Island, Bellevue, Bixby, Chester and in 196 other locations
Bernal, AR
Calle 225 99
Buenos Aires, AR
Olga Cossettini 1031
San Juan, AR
52, Urquiza Norte
San Luis, AR
RN147
Acacia Ridge, AU
19 Overlord Pl
Adelaide, AU
283-287 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park
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Kimberly-Clark Financials and Metrics

Kimberly-Clark Revenue

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Kimberly-Clark's revenue was reported to be $19.1 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

4.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.6b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

33.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

594.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

770.0m

Market capitalization (8-Jun-2021)

44.2b

Closing stock price (8-Jun-2021)

129.7

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

320.0m

EV

52.7b
Kimberly-Clark's current market capitalization is $44.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

18.3b18.5b18.5b19.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%0%

Cost of goods sold

11.7b12.9b12.4b12.3b

Gross profit

6.6b5.6b6.0b6.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

4.7b4.6b4.6b4.6b4.6b4.6b5.0b4.6b4.7b4.7b

Cost of goods sold

3.4b3.1b3.2b3.2b3.1b3.1b3.2b2.8b3.1b3.2b

Gross profit

1.3b1.5b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

28%32%31%31%32%34%36%39%34%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

616.0m539.0m442.0m303.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.3b2.2b2.3b2.2b

Inventories

1.8b1.8b1.8b1.9b

Current Assets

5.2b5.0b5.1b5.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

626.0m484.0m494.0m491.0m534.0m416.0m979.0m1.4b1.5b320.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.5b2.3b2.3b2.4b2.4b2.3b2.5b2.0b2.1b2.2b

Inventories

1.8b1.8b1.8b1.9b1.9b1.8b1.5b1.8b1.8b2.0b

Current Assets

5.4b5.0b5.1b5.3b5.3b5.1b5.6b5.9b6.1b5.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.3b1.4b2.2b2.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

724.0m882.0m917.0m796.0m

Inventories

(33.0m)(127.0m)24.0m(96.0m)

Accounts Payable

174.0m392.0m(153.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

97.0m562.0m1.0b466.0m961.0m1.6b675.0m1.4b1.9b584.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

211.0m435.0m652.0m234.0m470.0m700.0m213.0m414.0m606.0m189.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

542.0m1.3b2.0b317.0m926.0m1.8b704.0m2.3b2.8b321.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(894.0m)(298.0m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

434.7k

Debt/Equity

8.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

17.2 x
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Kimberly-Clark Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

175175175175

Countries (Facilities)

38383534

Facilities

91938985

Manufacturing Facilities (North America)

18323131
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Kimberly-Clark Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Softex IndonesiaSeptember 03, 2020$1.2 b
I-Flow CorporationOctober 09, 2009
Baylis Medical CompanyOctober 05, 2009
Jackson SafetyApril 15, 2009
Colombiana Kimberly ColpapelOctober 29, 2008
Kimberly-Clark of South Africa Pty Ltd.April 01, 2008
P.T. Kimberly-Clark IndonesiaJanuary 01, 2007
Kenko Industria e ComercioNovember 27, 2006
Microcuff GmbHOctober 17, 2005
Abdelia Comercial Ltda
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Kimberly-Clark Revenue Breakdown

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Kimberly-Clark revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.8% from K-C Professional, 32.5% from Consumer Tissue, 49.4% from Personal Care and 0.3% from Other

Kimberly-Clark revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 52.0% from North America and 48.0% from Outside North America

Kimberly-Clark Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Kimberly-Clark Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Kimberly-Clark Online and Social Media Presence

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Kimberly-Clark Blogs

Pull-Ups® Announces Upgraded Product Features Based on Real Parent Feedback

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Kimberly-Clark to Webcast its Participation in the 2021 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

DALLAS , May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2021 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference at 10:00 a.m. CDT on Thursday, June 3 . Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Hsu will discuss the company's strategies for

Cottonelle® Brand Continues Commitment to Colorectal Cancer Education and 'Good Down There' Resources for Black Americans with BLKHLTH® Partnership

Cottonelle® Brand Continues Commitment to Colorectal Cancer Education and 'Good Down There' Resources for Black Americans with BLKHLTH® Partnership Content Import Wed, 05/19/2021 - 09:04 Cottonelle® Brand Continues Commitment to Colorectal Cancer Education and 'Good Down There' Resources f…

Poise® Brand Launches One By Poise® 2-in-1 Liners and Pads and Announces Partnership with Whitney Port

NEW One by Poise® liners and pads offer protection from both period weeks and bladder leaks™ NEENAH, Wis. , May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Poise®  Brand is proud to introduce One by Poise® , a uniquely designed 2-in-1 pad and liner that offers protection for both period weeks and bladder leaks™.

Kimberly-Clark Professional Donates Over 1 Million Face Masks and Cleaning Products to Help US Public Schools

Kimberly-Clark Professional Donates Over 1 Million Face Masks and Cleaning Products to Help US Public Schools Jonathan.Lorin… Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:55 Kimberly-Clark Professional Donates Over 1 Million Face Masks and Cleaning Products to Help US Public Schools May 12, 2021 …

Kimberly-Clark Honors Students' Academic Excellence and Community Service With 2021 Bright Futures Scholarships

Kimberly-Clark Honors Students' Academic Excellence and Community Service With 2021 Bright Futures Scholarships Content Import Mon, 05/03/2021 - 16:40 Kimberly-Clark Honors Students' Academic Excellence and Community Service With 2021 Bright Futures Scholarships May 3, 2021 …
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Kimberly-Clark Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kimberly-Clark founded?

    Kimberly-Clark was founded in 1872.

  • Who are Kimberly-Clark key executives?

    Kimberly-Clark's key executives are Michael D. Hsu, Maria Henry and Alison Lewis.

  • How many employees does Kimberly-Clark have?

    Kimberly-Clark has 40,000 employees.

  • What is Kimberly-Clark revenue?

    Latest Kimberly-Clark annual revenue is $19.1 b.

  • What is Kimberly-Clark revenue per employee?

    Latest Kimberly-Clark revenue per employee is $477.5 k.

  • Who are Kimberly-Clark competitors?

    Competitors of Kimberly-Clark include Koch Industries, Essity and Colgate-Palmolive.

  • Where are Kimberly-Clark offices?

    Kimberly-Clark has offices in Beech Island, Bellevue, Bixby, Chester and in 196 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kimberly-Clark have?

    Kimberly-Clark has 219 offices.