Kimberly-Clark Past Performance

How has Kimberly-Clark performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KMB has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KMB's current net profit margins (8.9%) are lower than last year (10.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KMB's earnings have grown by 0.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KMB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: KMB had negative earnings growth (-10.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Household Products industry average (-25.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst KMB's Return on Equity (244.74%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

Discover strong past performing companies