Kimberly-Clark Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?
Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, July 22nd. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Kimberly-clark Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.39 per share on revenues of $5.34 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 21.78.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.44 to a profit $1.42. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $5.71, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Kimberly-clark has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||19,415||19,115||19,746||20,846||21,063|
|Diluted EPS ($)||4.04||4.52||4.45||3.99||0.00|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||5,269.00||5,246.00||5,307.00||5,318.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.26||1.30||0.68||1.36|
Kimberly-clark has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)