$KMB (Kimberly-Clark Corporation)

$KMB {{ '2016-09-16T08:28:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Personal care company $KMB said its Chief Human Resources Officer, Liz Gottung, will retire end 2016. Scott Boston, who led global HR talent management for the company, has been named as successor to Gottung. Boston will take over as SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer effective Jan. 1, 2017.

$KMB {{ '2017-08-01T20:57:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.97 per share, payable on October 3, 2017, to stockholders of record on September 8, 2017.

$KMB {{ '2017-07-25T15:50:01+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$KMB Kimberly-Clark Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q2 2017 highlights

$KMB {{ '2017-07-25T14:03:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB currently expects net sales and organic sales to be flat or slightly higher YoY in fiscal 2017, compared to the previous forecast of a 1-2% rise. Full-year EPS is expected to be in the low end of the $6.20-$6.35 target range. Spending is forecast to be in the lower half of the target range of $850-$950MM.

$KMB {{ '2017-07-25T13:57:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Sales of $KMB’s Personal Care segment in 2Q17 were almost unchanged from last year, while Consume Tissue sales dropped 2%. Sales of the K-C Professional segment edged up 0.5% compared to 2Q16. Sales in North America dropped 1%, while those in developing and emerging markets rose 3%. Sales in developed markets outside North America were down 7%.

$KMB {{ '2017-07-25T13:40:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Consumer products manufacturer $KMB reported a decline in 2Q17 profit, which was impacted by lower sales and higher input costs. Net income dropped 6% YoY to $531MM, and EPS declined to $1.49 from $1.56. Sales dipped 1% to $4.6Bil, hurt mainly by lower organic sales. There was a 5% decrease in operating profit.

$KMB {{ '2017-06-19T20:29:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB announced that Jeffrey Melucci has been elected by the company's Board of Directors as senior vice president and general counsel, effective September 1, 2017.

$CNK {{ '2017-05-25T13:46:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CNK elected Nancy Loewe to its BoD, effective May 25, 2017. Loewe will fill the position formerly held by Don Soderquist and shall serve as a Class I Director. Loewe most recently served as CFO for $KMB.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T15:39:05+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$KMB Kimberly-Clark Corp. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q1 2017 highlights

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T15:00:40+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB said that on interest expense for FY17, the company expects it to come down slightly. The decline is expected as the company has a refinancing this year along with a bond that is coming due for $950MM in Aug. 2017. Additionally, regarding share repurchases, $KMB is expecting to do between $0.8-1Bil worth of share repurchases in FY17.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T14:36:10+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB stated that regarding the Chinese pricing environment, the pricing in 1Q17 vs. 4Q16 was similar; the company didn't see any degradation. The price decline was a carry-over effect of what happened in 1H16. Currently the company believes the pricing has stabilized and the pricing comps would get more favorable in 2H17.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T11:57:25+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB sees FY17 net sales increase 1-2%. Organic sales are touted to grow 1-2%, driven by higher volumes for the year. Input cost inflation is estimated at $150-250MM.  Capital spending for 1Q17 was $215MM vs. $220MM a year ago. Total debt was $7.8Bil at March 31, 2017.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T11:54:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For $KMB in 1Q17, net sales for Personal Care segment inched 2% up to $2.25Bil. Consumer Tissue segment was down 3% to $1.46Bil. Sales in North America decreased 1% due to lower volumes. Sales in developing and emerging markets increased 9% including a 3 point benefit from favorable currency rates.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-24T11:52:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB posted a 3% rise in net income of $575MM for 1Q17 from $560MM a year ago. Diluted earnings went 5% up to $1.57 per share on net sales of $4.48Bil, which remained almost flat.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-20T20:51:38+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The board of directors of $KMB declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.97 per share, payable on July 5, 2017, to stockholders of record on June 9, 2017.

$KMB {{ '2017-04-10T14:32:10+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB said it would challenge the recent verdict in a California class action lawsuit involving MicroCool surgical gowns sold by its former health care business Halyard Health. $KMB believes the jury's verdict is contrary to the evidence presented at trial and that its damages award is baseless and not consistent with California and federal laws.

$KMB {{ '2017-01-24T16:18:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB said in Russia, it saw strong category growth in diapers. The Huggies business was up double digits in volume and the company had higher selling prices. In Brazil, $KMB has seen category volume declines in low single digits over the last few quarters. In 3Q16 and 4Q16, in Argentina, $KMB saw double digit declines in category diaper volume.

$KMB {{ '2017-01-24T16:00:01+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB stated that Latin America economic recovery would be a key driver for category growth. $KMB has big businesses in Brazil and Argentina and a recovery there could solve a lot of profit growth issues. In places like China and Russia, $KMB has strong category volume growth and it also sees penetration opportunities in many markets worldwide.

$KMB {{ '2017-01-24T15:50:13+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB said growth rates in many categories have slowed and it is expecting category growth rates of roughly 2%. In the current competitive environment, it is tough to get price increases. In markets like Brazil, where categories are going backwards 3-4% in volume, by taking less price up, $KMB can generate short-term category value increases.

$KMB {{ '2017-01-24T15:36:07+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$KMB said it will have some carryover price drag in places like China but it might get some additional positive price increases in markets like Brazil and Argentina. In markets like the UK, $KMB will try to take some small positive price increases but it does not expect this to drive 2017. There is limited opportunity for price increases.

$KMB {{ '2017-01-24T13:29:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB's BoD approved a 5.4% increase in its quarterly dividend, taking the dividend to 97 cents per share, up from 92 cents per share in 2016. This is the 45th consecutive annual increase in the company's dividend. The dividend will be payable on April 4, 2017 to stockholders of record on March 10, 2017.

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