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Kimberly-Clark is a company manufacturing and marketing personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products. It operates through two 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 DependHuggiesKleenexKotexPull-Ups, and Cottonelle.

TypePublic
Founded1872
HQDallas, TX, US
Websitekimberly-clark.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)46,000(+15%)
Job Openings668
Revenue (FY, 2020)$19.1 B(+4%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$135.9
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
Shane Azzi

Shane Azzi

Chief Supply Chain Officer
Tristram Wilkinson

Tristram Wilkinson

President, EMEA Consumer Business
Aaron Powell

Aaron Powell

President, Asia-Pacific Consumer Business
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Kimberly-Clark Office Locations

Kimberly-Clark has offices in Dallas, Beech Island, Bellevue, Bixby and in 196 other locations
Dallas, TX, US (HQ)
P.O. Box 619100
Beech Island, SC, US
246 Old Jackson Hwy
Bellevue, WA, US
Eastgate Building, 15500 SE 30th Pl
Bixby, OK, US
13219 Kimberly Clark Pl
Charlotte, NC, US
Charlotte
Chester, PA, US
1 Avenue of the States
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Kimberly-Clark Financials and Metrics

Kimberly-Clark Revenue

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Kimberly-Clark's revenue was reported to be $19.14 b in FY, 2020 which is a 3.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2021)

4.7b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

31.3%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

410.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

613.0m

Market capitalization (16-Sept-2021)

45.9b

Closing stock price (16-Sept-2021)

135.9

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

320.0m

EV

54.4b
Kimberly-Clark's current market capitalization is $45.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

18.5b18.5b19.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%0%4%

Cost of goods sold

12.9b12.4b12.3b

Gross profit

5.6b6.0b6.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

4.6b4.6b4.6b5.0b4.6b4.7b4.7b4.7b

Cost of goods sold

3.2b3.1b3.1b3.2b2.8b3.1b3.2b3.2b

Gross profit

1.4b1.5b1.6b1.8b1.8b1.6b1.6b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

31%32%34%36%39%34%34%31%
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

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
Life-Tech - Anesthesia BusinessApril 02, 2013
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
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Kimberly-Clark Revenue Breakdown

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Kimberly-Clark revenue breakdown by business segment: 15.8% from K-C Professional, 35.1% from Consumer Tissue, 48.8% from Personal Care and 0.3% from Other

Kimberly-Clark revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 53.5% from North America and 46.5% from Outside North America

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Kimberly-Clark Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Kimberly-Clark Online and Social Media Presence

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Kimberly-Clark News and Updates

Kimberly-Clark Slides as Inflation Hurts Toilet Paper Maker

Kimberly-Clark Slides as Inflation Hurts Toilet Paper Maker

Kimberly-Clark profit slides to miss estimates as sales fall short amid reduced demand for tissue

Kimberly-Clark Corp. shares slid 3.9% in premarket trade Friday, after the consumer goods company missed earnings estimates for the second quarter and lowered its guidance, as higher costs and reduced demand for consumer tissue weighed. The company posted net income of $404 million, or $1.19 a shar…

Kimberly-Clark Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results

DALLAS, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported second quarter 2021 results. Executive Summary Second quarter 2021 net sales of $4.7 billion increased 2 percent compared to the year-ago period, with an organic sales decline of 3 percent. Diluted...

Kimberly-Clark Announces Schedule for Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

DALLAS, July 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will issue its second quarter 2021 results on Friday, July 23 with a news release issued via PR Newswire and First Call at approximately 6:30 a.m. CDT. In addition to the news release, the company will make...

Kimberly-Clark Named One of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount

DALLAS, July 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark announced today that it was named one of the 2021 Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media). The award recognizes companies that create and use best practices in hiring, retaining, and promoting...

Undeterred By Sales Volume Drop, Kimberly-Clark Stock Could Rise 10% To Regain 2021 Highs

Up barely 10% from its low in March 2020, at the current price of $128 per share, we believe Kimberly-Clark stock has strong upside potential. Kimberly-Clark stock has seen its stock rise from $118 to $128 off its March 2020 low, a lot less than the S&P which increased by over 85% from its lows.…
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Kimberly-Clark Blogs

Kimberly-Clark Elects Deirdre Mahlan and Jaime Ramirez to its Board of Directors

DALLAS , Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that it has elected Deirdre Mahlan and Jaime Ramirez to its board of directors , effective immediately. Ms. Mahlan and Mr. Ramirez each will serve on the company's Audit Committee.

Huggies® And Kam Chancellor Team Up To Help Northwest U.S. Families Gain Access To Clean Diapers

Huggies Plus and the Former Pro-Football Player will donate $10,000 to the National Diaper Bank Network to support families facing diaper need NEENAH, Wis. , Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro dad and football legend, Kam Chancellor , and  Huggies  Plus, a line of diapers exclusively available at

Kimberly-Clark Names Doug Cunningham to Lead its EMEA Consumer Business

DALLAS , Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced that Doug Cunningham , currently Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Australia and New Zealand, has been named President of its EMEA consumer business, and report to Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu .

Depend® Brand teams up with Boris Kodjoe on Stand Strong for Men's Health™ campaign benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation

Depend® Brand teams up with Boris Kodjoe on Stand Strong for Men's Health™ campaign benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation Content Import Wed, 09/01/2021 - 09:07 Depend® Brand teams up with Boris Kodjoe on Stand Strong for Men's Health™ campaign benefiting the Prostate Cancer Foundation…

Huggies® And Meijer Join Forces To Support NICU Families

Huggies® And Meijer Join Forces To Support NICU Families Content Import Fri, 08/20/2021 - 12:41 Huggies® And Meijer Join Forces To Support NICU Families Aug 20, 2021 This release is a backfill from a News Wire Brands/Businesses …

Kimberly-Clark Named to Seramount's Inclusion Index

Company Recognized for Second Consecutive Year for Cultivating an Inclusive Workplace DALLAS , Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark announced today that it was named to Seramount's (formerly Working Mother Media ) fifth annual Inclusion Index for the second consecutive year. The Inclusion
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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 46,000 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 $416.1 k.

  • Who are Kimberly-Clark competitors?

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

  • Where is Kimberly-Clark headquarters?

    Kimberly-Clark headquarters is located at P.O. Box 619100, Dallas.

  • Where are Kimberly-Clark offices?

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

  • How many offices does Kimberly-Clark have?

    Kimberly-Clark has 216 offices.