Kimberly-Clark Dividend yield




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   USD per share 
 Price  113.94
 Dividend  4.00
 Earnings  6.30
 Cash-flow  8.38
 Book value  1.80
 Equity  0.00

Kimberly-Clark is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Kimberly-Clark is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kimberly-Clark paid a total dividend of 1,396 million USD last year, for a market value of 39,765 millions (Market Cap 39,616 millions). Dividend per share of Kimberly-Clark is 4.00 USD, and his stock market price 113.94 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kimberly-Clark has a dividend yield of 3.51%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Consumer Goods industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Kimberly-Clark dividend yield with other Personal Goods companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kimberly-Clark to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.51%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kimberly-Clark payout on ernings is currently 63.49%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 40.41% and 39.62% respectively. Both figures show that Kimberly-Clark can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Kimberly-Clark is USD 8.38 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kimberly-Clark, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

Kimberly-Clark payout

Kimberly-Clark Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kimberly-Clark showed a return of -1.20% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.17% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.60% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Personal Goods firms.

Kimberly-Clark stock and market return

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