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Michael D. Hsu
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KMB stock data



22 Apr 20
3 Jul 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Mar 20 Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19
Revenue 5.01B 4.58B 4.64B 4.59B
Net income 660M 547M 671M 485M
Diluted EPS 1.92 1.59 1.94 1.4
Net profit margin 13.18% 11.94% 14.46% 10.56%
Operating income 904M 751M 915M 670M
Net change in cash 537M 26M -118M 43M
Cash on hand 979M 442M 416M 534M
Cost of revenue 3.22B 3.02B 3.09B 3.11B
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
12 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Common Stock Sell Dispose S 139 4,679 650.38K 33,058
12 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 103.06 4,679 482.22K 19,018
12 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 103.06 4,679 482.22K 37,737
11 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Common Stock Sell Dispose S 139.1836 9,585 1.33M 33,058
11 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 103.06 9,585 987.83K 42,643
11 May 20 Kimberly K Underhill Stock Option Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 103.06 9,585 987.83K 23,697
9 May 20 Wilkinson Tristram Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 138.51 163 22.58K 6,473.383
9 May 20 Wilkinson Tristram Common Stock Option exercise Aquire M 0 345 0 6,636.383
9 May 20 Wilkinson Tristram Restricted Share Units 05/09/2018 (w/dividends reinvested) Common Stock Option exercise Dispose M 0 345 0 345
1 May 20 Drexler Andrew Common Stock Payment of exercise Dispose F 136.78 159 21.75K 252
71.1% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 1486 1503 -1.1%
Opened positions 116 154 -24.7%
Closed positions 133 124 +7.3%
Increased positions 471 514 -8.4%
Reduced positions 636 538 +18.2%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 326.5B 320.41B +1.9%
Total shares 242.09M 252.95M -4.3%
Total puts 890.6K 1.27M -30.1%
Total calls 2.6M 2.22M +17.1%
Total put/call ratio 0.3 0.6 -40.3%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 29.27M $3.74B +2.4%
BLK BlackRock 24.98M $3.19B -0.1%
STT State Street 18.45M $2.38B -0.3%
N Price T Rowe Associates 7.68M $981.57M -10.3%
AMP Ameriprise Financial 5.9M $756.85M +1.0%
Geode Capital Management 5.79M $739.26M +0.4%
BAC Bank of America 5.54M $708.55M +4.7%
IVZ Invesco 4.86M $621.11M -25.0%
Massachusetts Financial Services 4.78M $610.93M -0.5%
NTRS Northern Trust 4.59M $587.12M -1.9%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 0 -3.83M EXIT
Boston Partners 2.37M +2.37M NEW
IVZ Invesco 4.86M -1.62M -25.0%
APG Asset Management 1.19M -1.13M -48.7%
Victory Capital Management 1.42M -1.01M -41.5%
Capital Research Global Investors 1M -1M -49.9%
N Price T Rowe Associates 7.68M -879.42K -10.3%
WFC Wells Fargo & Co. 3.69M -798.99K -17.8%
Johanson Financial Advisors 6.43K -741.3K -99.1%
MS Morgan Stanley 2.24M -724.07K -24.4%

Financial report summary

  • 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
  • •Net sales of $5.0 billion increased 8 percent compared to the year-ago period, including organic sales growth of 11 percent. Changes in foreign currency exchange rates reduced sales by 2 percent and business exits in conjunction with the 2018 Global Restructuring Program reduced sales slightly.
  • •Operating profit was $904 in 2020 and $655 in 2019. Net Income Attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation was $660 in 2020 compared to $454 in 2019, and diluted earnings per share were $1.92 in 2020 compared to $1.31 in 2019. Results in 2020 and 2019 include charges related to the 2018 Global Restructuring Program.
  • Over the past few months, we have seen the profound impact that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on human health, the global economy and society at large. Kimberly-Clark has been actively addressing the COVID-19 situation and its
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