Momentum Stock Watch: Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB)

Company Profile:

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and professional products worldwide. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce; and away-from-home use products directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities, as well as through distributors. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Recent News:

The board of directors of company has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.07 per share. The dividend is payable on July 2, 2020, to stockholders of record on June 5, 2020.

The company reported first quarter 2020 net sales of $5.0 billion increased 8 percent compared to the year-ago period, including organic sales growth of 11 percent. Diluted net income per share for the first quarter was $1.92 in 2020 and $1.31 in 2019.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

KMB’s strengths can be seen in its strong profitability compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in Stochastic oscillator, MACD is trying to cross back up and the RSI stands at 55.69 with positive bias. We rate Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) a STRONG BUY.

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