Company profile

Ticker
KMB
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CEO
Michael D. Hsu
Employees
Incorporated in
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Fiscal year end
SEC CIK
IRS number
390394230

KMB stock data

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FINRA relative short interest over last month (20 trading days) ?

Calendar

13 Feb 20
7 Apr 20
31 Dec 20

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Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19 Mar 19
Revenue 4.58B 4.64B 4.59B 4.63B
Net income 547M 671M 485M 454M
Diluted EPS 1.59 1.94 1.4 1.31
Net profit margin 11.94% 14.46% 10.56% 9.80%
Operating income 751M 915M 670M 655M
Net change in cash 26M -118M
Cash on hand 442M 416M 534M
Cost of revenue 3.02B 3.09B 3.11B 3.21B
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 18.45B 18.49B 18.35B 18.29B
Net income 2.16B 1.41B 2.28B 2.17B
Diluted EPS 6.24 4.03 6.4 5.99
Net profit margin 11.69% 7.63% 12.42% 11.84%
Operating income 2.99B 2.23B 3.36B 3.38B
Net change in cash -97M -77M -307M 304M
Cash on hand 442M 539M 616M 923M
Cost of revenue 12.42B 12.89B 11.76B 11.6B

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
28 Feb 20 J. Scott Boston Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 131.19 1,223 160.45K 13,388
28 Feb 20 J. Scott Boston Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 2,710 0 14,611
28 Feb 20 Maria Henry Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 131.19 4,343 569.76K 25,661
28 Feb 20 Maria Henry Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 11,035 0 30,004
28 Feb 20 Jeffrey P. Melucci Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 131.19 1,066 139.85K 9,049
28 Feb 20 Jeffrey P. Melucci Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 2,710 0 10,115
28 Feb 20 Michael D. Hsu Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 131.19 5,485 719.58K 27,966
28 Feb 20 Michael D. Hsu Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 13,939 0 33,451
73.7% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 1492 1469 +1.6%
Opened positions 148 101 +46.5%
Closed positions 125 87 +43.7%
Increased positions 511 489 +4.5%
Reduced positions 537 590 -9.0%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 320.39B 325.43B -1.5%
Total shares 252.79M 246.21M +2.7%
Total puts 1.27M 1.63M -22.0%
Total calls 2.22M 3.61M -38.5%
Total put/call ratio 0.6 0.5 +26.9%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 28.57M $3.93B +1.9%
BLK BlackRock 25.01M $3.44B -4.2%
STT State Street 18.5M $2.56B -0.5%
N Price T Rowe Associates 8.56M $1.18B -6.0%
IVZ Invesco 6.48M $891.08M +6.5%
AMP Ameriprise Financial 5.84M $803.71M +19.2%
Geode Capital Management 5.77M $791.66M +0.4%
BAC Bank of America 5.29M $727.68M +3.0%
Massachusetts Financial Services 4.8M $660.48M -4.3%
NTRS Northern Trust 4.68M $643.57M -3.6%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 3.83M +3.83M NEW
Citadel Advisors 22.77K -1.6M -98.6%
American Century Companies 4.08M +1.52M +59.7%
BLK BlackRock 25.01M -1.11M -4.2%
Suvretta Capital Management 0 -1.09M EXIT
AMP Ameriprise Financial 5.84M +940.48K +19.2%
Lazard Asset Management 2.8M +853.86K +43.9%
MS^L Morgan Stanley 2.96M +770.51K +35.1%
Johanson Financial Advisors 747.73K +742.29K +13665.2%
N Price T Rowe Associates 8.56M -550.68K -6.0%

Financial report summary

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Risks
  • Increasing dependence on key retailers in Developed Markets and the emergence of new sales channels may adversely affect our business.
  • Intense competition for sales of our products, changes in consumer purchasing patterns and the inability to innovate or market our products effectively could have an adverse effect on our financial results.
  • Our international operations are subject to foreign market risks, including changes in foreign currency exchange rates, currency restrictions and political, social and economic instability, which may adversely affect our financial results.
  • Damage to the reputation of Kimberly-Clark or to one or more of our brands could adversely affect our business.
  • If our information technology systems suffer interruptions, failures or breaches, or we fail to comply with data privacy or similar regulations, our business operations could be disrupted and we could face financial and reputational damage.
  • Significant increases in prices for raw materials, energy, transportation or other necessary supplies or services, without corresponding increases in our selling prices, could adversely affect our financial results.
  • There is no guarantee that our ongoing efforts to reduce costs will be successful.
  • Government regulations and enforcement, and potential litigation, could have an adverse effect on our financial results.
  • New or revised tax regulations could have an adverse effect on our financial results.
  • We may divest or acquire product lines or businesses, which could impact our results.
Management Discussion
  • In 2020, we plan to focus on our strategies for long-term success, including growing our brands, leveraging our financial discipline and allocating capital in value-creating ways.
  • We are subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our business operations and financial results. See Item 1A, "Risk Factors" in this Form 10-K for additional information.
  • This section presents a discussion and analysis of net sales, operating profit and other information relevant to an understanding of 2019 results of operations.
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