The company in question is, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) currently with a stock price of 127.5 (-0.04% today). The market cap for Kimberly-Clark Corporation is 45914.17, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Personal Products industry. The target price for Kimberly-Clark Corporation is 138.73. Currently Kimberly-Clark Corporation is trading with a P/E of 23.68, and a forward P/E of 19.57. Average volume for Kimberly-Clark Corporation is 1638.68 and so far today it is 733512.
Performance in the last year for Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been 13.25%. For EPS growth, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has seen a growth of -29.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.96%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -9.10% over the last five years and could be 7.10% for the next five years. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 286.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.72%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -0.31%.
Since the IPO date for Kimberly-Clark Corporation on the 12/17/1984, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 1.62%. With Kimberly-Clark Corporation trading at 127.5, the dividend yield is 2.89%, and the EPS is 5.39.
So could Kimberly-Clark Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 23.68. The PEG is 3.33, P/S is 2.51 and the P/B is at 236.2. The P/cash is 69.99, with P/free cash flow at 64.67.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 35.56, and total debt/equity at 39.49.
In terms of margins, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a gross margin of 36.10%, an operating margin of 16.70% and a profit margin of 10.70%.Payout ratio for Kimberly-Clark Corporation is 66.40%. Return on assets come to 13.20% with return on investment coming to 15.60%.
Insider ownership for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, is at 0.34% and institutional ownership comes to 71.10%. Outstanding shares are at 359.97. While shares float is 358.49. The float short is currently 1.09%, and short ratio is 2.38.