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  • Wed, Nov. 16, 11:54 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (KMB -0.3%) promotes Michael Hsu to the chief operating officer position. Hsu is currently group president North American Consumer Products.
    • The exec will assume the COO duties on January 1.
    • Source: Press Release
    | Wed, Nov. 16, 11:54 AM | 2 Comments
  • Tue, Nov. 15, 4:26 PM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) declares $0.92/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 3.23%
    • Payable Jan. 4; for shareholders of record Dec. 9; ex-div Dec. 7.
    | Tue, Nov. 15, 4:26 PM | 2 Comments
  • Tue, Nov. 15, 3:19 AM
    • Many multinationals sold their Venezuelan operations at hefty discounts earlier this year - or even gave them away - seeking to escape the nation's soaring inflation and chronic supply shortages.
    • Six firms, including General Mills (NYSE:GIS) and Harvest Natural Resources (NYSE:HNR), offloaded their operations for as little as half their assessed value, while Clorox (NYSE:CLX) and Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) chose to abandon their local operations.
    | Tue, Nov. 15, 3:19 AM | 2 Comments
  • Tue, Oct. 25, 9:11 AM
    | Tue, Oct. 25, 9:11 AM | 7 Comments
  • Mon, Oct. 24, 7:54 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) reports organic sales were flat in Q3. Organic sales rose 3% in developing and emerging markets, but were negative everywhere else.
    • Sales in North America were down 1%, with net selling prices down 2% during the quarter.
    • Segment revenue: Personal care: $2.3B (-1.9%); Consumer Tissue: $1.5B (-3.7%); K-C Professional: $800M (-2.9%).
    • The company bought back 1.7M shares at a cost of $225M in Q3. For the full year, Kimberly-Clark expects buybacks of $750M .
    • Total debt at the end of the quarter was $7.6B vs. $7.8B a year ago.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Organic sales growth +2% vs. +3% to +5% prior view; EPS of $5.95-$6.05 vs. $5.95-$6.15 prior.
    • Previously: Kimberly-Clark misses by $0.02, misses on revenue (Oct. 24)
    • KMB -3.83% premarket to $115.00.
    | Mon, Oct. 24, 7:54 AM | 6 Comments
  • Mon, Oct. 24, 7:34 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB): Q3 EPS of $1.52 misses by $0.02.
    • Revenue of $4.59B (-2.8% Y/Y) misses by $140M.
    • Shares -0.4% PM.
    • Press Release
    | Mon, Oct. 24, 7:34 AM | 1 Comment
  • Sun, Oct. 23, 5:30 PM
  • Tue, Aug. 2, 7:06 AM
    • July monthly performance was: +2.28%
    • AUM of $2.39B
    • 52-week performance vs. the S&P 500 is: +7%
    • No dividends were paid in July
    • Top 10 Holdings as of 6/30/2016: McCormick & Co Inc Non-Voting (MKC): 2.25805%, Cincinnati Financial Corp (CINF): 2.25221%, AT&T Inc (T): 2.2047%, C.R. Bard Inc (BCR): 2.20417%, Clorox Co (CLX): 2.19531%, Consolidated Edison Inc (ED): 2.18289%, Sysco Corp (SYY): 2.15335%, Medtronic PLC (MDT): 2.13378%, Cintas Corp (CTAS): 2.12501%, Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB): 2.10475%
    | Tue, Aug. 2, 7:06 AM
  • Mon, Aug. 1, 9:08 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) declares $0.92/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.
    • Forward yield 2.84%
    • Payable Oct. 4; for shareholders of record Sept. 9; ex-div Sept. 7.
    | Mon, Aug. 1, 9:08 AM
  • Mon, Jul. 25, 9:27 AM
    • Shares of Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) are down 2.7% in premarket action after guidance disappointed some investors.
    • The company's volume numbers for personal care products and other key business lines were solid, but currency fluctuations lopped 4% off of the top line.
    • The company sees full-year 2016 adjusted EPS of $5.95 to $6.15, unchanged from prior guidance, but with a mid-point lower that the consensus mark from analysts of $6.09.
    • Previously: Kimberly-Clark beats by $0.05, beats on revenue (July 25)
    • Previously: More on Kimberly-Clark's Q2 (July 25)
    • KMB -2.70% premarket to $131.00.
    | Mon, Jul. 25, 9:27 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, Jul. 25, 7:58 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) reports organic sales rose 3% in Q2 as volume grew 4%.
    • North American consumer products volume increased 7%.
    • Developing and emerging markets saw organic growth of 5% for the period.
    • Foreign currency exchange rates negatively impacted revenue by 4%.
    • Segment revenue: Personal care: $2.28B (-1.2%); Consumer Tissue: $1.49B (-0.3%); K-C Professional: $806M (-1.9%).
    • Adjusted gross margin rate improved 50 bps to 36.3%.
    • Segment operating profit: Personal care: $455M (-3.8%); Consumer Tissue: $275M (-5.8%); K-C Professional: $150M (+3.4%).
    • Adjusted operating margin rate advanced 100 bps to 18%.
    • The company expects fiscal year share repurchases of $700M to $800M.
    • FY2016 Guidance: Organic sales growth: Lower end of 3% to 5%; Tax rate: lower half of 30.5% to 32.5%; Adjusted EPS: $5.95 to $6.15; Diluted EPS: $5.92 to $6.15.
    • KMB +0.27% premarket.
    | Mon, Jul. 25, 7:58 AM | 8 Comments
  • Mon, Jul. 25, 7:32 AM
    • Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB): Q2 EPS of $1.53 beats by $0.05.
    • Revenue of $4.59B (-1.1% Y/Y) beats by $30M.
    • Press Release
    | Mon, Jul. 25, 7:32 AM | 2 Comments
  • Sun, Jul. 24, 5:30 PM
    | Sun, Jul. 24, 5:30 PM | 3 Comments
  • Wed, Jul. 20, 8:48 AM
    • Unilever (UL, UN) confirms it acquired Dollar Shave Club. The company didn't disclose the transaction price, but earlier reports pegged it at $1B which would make the deal the third largest buyout in the e-commerce space ever after Zulilly and Wayfair. The transaction is also an exclamation point on the disruption that Dollar Shave Club achieved in a consumer products category once considered nearly impenetrable.
    • The innovative shaving club sends razors directly to members for as little as $1 per month. Dollar Shave Club is on track to top $200M in turnover this year and has 3.2M members.
    • Earlier this week, news broke that Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is increasing its testing of online subscriptions. It's a trend to watch for Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), and Edgewell Personal Care (NYSE:EPC).
    • Previously: Fortune: Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club for $1B (July 20)
    | Wed, Jul. 20, 8:48 AM | 11 Comments
  • Wed, Jul. 13, 11:35 AM
    • It's steady as she goes again for the group of well-known consumer staples stocks that investors continue to find appealing amid global volatility and low interest rates.
    • Procter & Gamble (PG +0.2%), Colgate-Palmolive (CL +0.4%), Clorox (CLX +0.6%), Kimbery-Clark (KMB +0.3%), Coca-Cola (KO +0.2%), PepsiCo (PEP +0.7%), Altria Group (MO +0.5%), Philip Morris International (PM +0.1%), Church & Dwight (CHD +0.3%), and Unilever (UN, UL) have all outperformed the S&P 500 Index this year with returns ranging from 7% to 18%. Kraft Heinz (KHC +1%), Energizer (ENR -0.6%), Hershey (HSY +0.4%), Campbell Soup (CPB +0.3%), and J.M. Smucker (SJM +0.4%) are all up at least 20% YTD.
    • Goldman Sachs has an explanation on why a generous valuation is warranted for the staples favorites.
    • "We raise our average Staples target multiples to 20-22X P/E, up from the 19-20X range prior, to reflect the recent decline in 10-year yield as well as some likelihood of a slower rise in yield over the next 12 months and broader market volatility," wrote the MNST)+(NYSE:STZ)+(NYSE:PF)/11822884.html" target="_blank">analyst team covering the sector in a note to investors.
    • Top consumer staples picks from GS include Monster Beverage (MNST +0.4%), Constellation Brands (STZ +0.2%), Pinnacle Foods (PF +1.2%), and Post Holdings (POST +0.5%).
    • Consumer staples ETFs: XLP, VDC, FXG, RHS, FSTA, PSL, PSCC.
    | Wed, Jul. 13, 11:35 AM | 18 Comments
  • Mon, Jul. 11, 1:57 PM
    • Kimblery-Clark (KMB +0.2%) plans to halt operations in Venezuela after battling a variety of economic and F/X problems in the nation over the last year.
    • "Kimberly-Clark will not continue producing, distributing or selling its product lines for institutional or mass consumption while this suspension is in effect," reads a company statement.
    • The Venezuelan drag didn't prevent shares of KMB from reaching an all-time high of $138.87 earlier this year.
    | Mon, Jul. 11, 1:57 PM