KIMBERLY-CLARK Corp

(NYSE: KMB)
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KIMBERLY-CLARK CORP: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
7
StockScouter

KIMBERLY-CLARK Corp, a large-cap growth company in the consumer non-durables sector, is expected to match the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like KMB

Con

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like KMB

The most recent quarterly earnings report was slightly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Neutral/Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: C

The most recent quarterly earnings report was slightly lower than analysts’ consensus forecast. Neutral/Negative

Earnings growth in the past year has accelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Positive

One or more analysts has modestly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for KMB. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: D

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders – including one high-level executive –sold a small number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like KMB

VALUATION
Grade: D

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is slightly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like KMB

The ratio of KMB's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: C

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is flat. Neutral

Previous day's closing price for KMB was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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