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Last $109.86 USD
Change Today +0.46 / 0.42%
Volume 1.3M
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As of 8:04 PM 05/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kimberly-clark corp (KMB) Key Developments

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 2, 2015

The board of directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.88 per share. The dividend is payable on July 2, 2015 to stockholders of record on June 5, 2015.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported operating profit of $748 million, income from continuing operations of $486 million, net income of $486 million or $1.27 diluted per share, net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation was $468 million or $1.27 diluted per share on net sales of $4,691 million against operating profit of $711 million, income from continuing operations of $490 million, net income of $546 million or $1.26 diluted per share, net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation was $538 million or $1.41 diluted per share on net sales of $4,887 million for the same period a year ago. Cash provided by operations was $20 million against $437 million for the same period a year ago. Capital spending was $284 million against $258 million for the same period a year ago. The company provides earnings guidance for the full year of 2015. The company expects adjusted earnings per share was $5.60-$5.80. Adjusted effective tax rate was 31.5% - 33.5%.

Kimberly Clark Introduces Depend Brand's Silhouette Active Fit Briefs

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has introduced new Depend's Silhouette Active Fit briefs. A moderate-absorbency brief featuring a thin design for complete comfort and the trusted protection of the Depend brand, Silhouette Active Fit briefs have a lower rise+ with an underwear-like look, fit and feel. A category first, this new product is available in beige and black colors. The launch of Silhouette Active Fit briefs comes in the 2nd year of Underwareness the effort to date, created by Depend, to help break down the stigma surrounding bladder leakage while supporting the millions of people who experience it.

Kimberly-Clark Launches New Poise Thin-Shape Pads

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has launched new Poise Thin-Shape pads. New Poise Thin-Shape pads are up to 40% thinner than original Poise brand pads and are made specifically for those common little leaks triggered by every day occurrences like laughing, sneezing and exercising, with the trusted absorbency of the Poise brand. Designed to move with a woman's body, new Poise Thin-Shape pads offer comfort and protection with Super Absorbent Material (SAM), a dry touch layer, leak block sides, an Absorb-loc core that quickly locks away wetness and odor and a Thin-Flex design for extraordinary protection that's three times drier than period pads+.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Apr 30, 2015

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Annual General Meeting, Apr 30, 2015., at 09:00 Central Standard Time. Location: World Headquarters, which is located at 351 Phelps Drive. Agenda: To elect as directors the eleven nominees; to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditors for 2015; to approve the compensation for named executive officers; to vote on a stockholder proposal that may be presented at the meeting; and to take action upon any other business that may properly come before the meeting or any adjournments of the meeting.

 

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