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C
Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB)
Consumer Goods | Consumer NonDurables
117.48  -0.51%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 273Warren Buffett RankA / 46
Pure Value RankC / 295Dividend RankA / 71
Moat RankA / 107Financial Strength RankC / 195
Growth RankD / 406Momentum RankC / 353
KMB vs CONSUMER NONDURABLES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
KMBSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO19.972419.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO12.3920.211.77
P/S RATIO2.3622.03
P/B RATIO420.7626.23.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY581.72%21.09%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL31.02%18.52%10.04%
NET MARGIN11.9%8.91%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.12%
PAYOUT RATIO60.79%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH4.34%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
8 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY2424%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.22x
CURRENT RATIO0.92
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH8.47%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-2.68%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-146.42%
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Kimberly-Clark Corp's return on equity of 581.72% speaks to its strong moat
tickrz rank C / 273
Kimberly-Clark Corp receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 295Warren Buffett ranking A / 46
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Kimberly-Clark Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 20x, a P/B ratio of 420.8x, a P/S ratio of 2.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.4x. Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 295 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 46 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Kimberly-Clark Corp warrants further investigation.

quality
moat A / 107financial strength C / 195
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Kimberly-Clark Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector. Kimberly-Clark Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.22x, a debt/equity ratio of 2424% and a Moat Rank of 107 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 353
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -0.17% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 353. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Kimberly-Clark Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 71
value + yield
Shares currently yield 3.12%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 71 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Kimberly-Clark Corp.

growth D / 406
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 8.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -2.7% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -146.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB)
Consumer Goods | Consumer NonDurables
117.48  -0.51%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio19.97x
P/B Ratio420.76x
P/S Ratio2.36x
EV/EBITDA Ratio12.39x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.12%
PAYOUT RATIO60.79%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH4.34%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
8 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY2424%
INTEREST COVERAGE10.22x
CURRENT RATIO0.92
MOAT
ROE581.72%
ROIC31.02%
Net Margin11.9%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH8.47%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-2.68%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-146.42%

TICKRZ RANK
Kimberly-Clark Corp receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Kimberly-Clark Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 20x, a P/B ratio of 420.8x, a P/S ratio of 2.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.4x. Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 295 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 46 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Kimberly-Clark Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Kimberly-Clark Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Consumer Goods sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Kimberly-Clark Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 10.22x, a debt/equity ratio of 2424% and a Moat Rank of 107 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -0.17% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 353. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Kimberly-Clark Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 3.12%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Kimberly-Clark Corp ranks 71 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate Kimberly-Clark Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 8.5% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -2.7% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -146.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.