Kimberly-Clark Past Performance
How has Kimberly-Clark performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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.