Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call - Final Transcript

Apr 23, 2018 • 10:00 am ET

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Q & A
Analyst
Ali Dibadj

a sense of the growth of that less than 5%?

Executive
Thomas Falk

I mean, I wouldn't say it's been something that we would feel like we needed to talk about or we would have talked about it. So, it's one that -- we've got a very small number of customers that we do that for, and we're happy with the business. I think they're happy with the business. But we really are focused on driving innovation behind our brands and winning with that total bundle.

Analyst
Ali Dibadj

But it's growing much faster than your underlying business. Is that a fair assumption?

Executive
Thomas Falk

I don't think I would agree with that statement. It hasn't changed much as a percent of sales -- let me put it that way -- over time.

Analyst
Ali Dibadj

Okay. Thank you.

Executive
Thomas Falk

Yes. Thanks.

Operator
Operator

At this time, we have no other questioners in the queue.

Executive
Paul Alexander

All right. Well, then, we will wrap up with a comment from Tom.

Executive
Thomas Falk

Well, once again, we're off to a good start in the first quarter relative to our plan for the year. It's a challenging environment, but you can count on your Kimberly Clark team to try to manage through that as best as we can. Once again, we appreciate your support of Kimberly Clark. Thank you very much.

Operator
Operator

Ladies and gentlemen, that concludes this morning's presentation. You may disconnect your phone lines. And thank you for joining us this morning.