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KMB Kimberly Clark dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Kimberly Clark's last quarterly dividend of $1.16 per share was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $4.62 per share represents a current dividend yield of 3.38%.

Key dates

  • KMB last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • KMB next dividend date: Dec 8, 2022
KMB dividend stats
DPS
$4.62
Dividend yield
3.38%
Payout ratio
87.3%
vs. Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.11%
Payout ratio
51.8%

Dividend yield

What is Kimberly Clark current dividend yield

Kimberly Clark's dividend yield of 3.38% is above the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Consumer Defensive sector average of 2.11%, Kimberly Clark's dividend yield is 60% higher. The historical 5-year average of KMB's dividend yield is 3.3%, which is similar to the current yield.

Dividend history

What is KMB dividend payout history and dates

Kimberly Clark has a history of paying dividends since 1991. Our records of KMB show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS marks an increase of 2.9% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 0.1% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks an increase of 3%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 8, 2022 Oct 4, 2022 Aug 1, 2022 $1.16 normal
Jun 9, 2022 Jul 5, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 $1.16 normal
Mar 3, 2022 Apr 4, 2022 Jan 26, 2022 $1.16 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Jan 4, 2022 Nov 18, 2021 $1.14 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $1.14 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jul 2, 2021 Apr 29, 2021 $1.14 normal
Mar 4, 2021 Apr 5, 2021 Jan 25, 2021 $1.14 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Jan 5, 2021 Nov 19, 2020 $1.07 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $1.07 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jul 2, 2020 Apr 29, 2020 $1.07 normal
Mar 5, 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Jan 23, 2020 $1.07 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Jan 3, 2020 Nov 21, 2019 $1.03 normal
Sep 5, 2019 Oct 2, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $1.03 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jul 2, 2019 May 2, 2019 $1.03 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Apr 2, 2019 Jan 23, 2019 $1.03 normal
Dec 6, 2018 Jan 3, 2019 Nov 15, 2018 $1 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Oct 2, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 $1 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jul 3, 2018 May 10, 2018 $1 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Apr 3, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $1 normal
Dec 7, 2017 Jan 3, 2018 Nov 16, 2017 $0.97 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Oct 3, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.97 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Apr 20, 2017 $0.97 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Apr 4, 2017 Jan 24, 2017 $0.97 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Jan 4, 2017 Nov 15, 2016 $0.92 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 $0.92 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 May 4, 2016 $0.92 normal
Mar 2, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 Feb 11, 2016 $0.92 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Jan 5, 2016 Nov 12, 2015 $0.88 normal
Sep 2, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Aug 3, 2015 $0.88 normal

Kimberly Clark dividend payout ratio

What is Kimberly Clark dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Kimberly Clark's payout ratio of 87.3% is above the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Consumer Defensive sector average of 51.8%, Kimberly Clark's payout ratio is 69% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

KMB dividend vs peer dividends

How does KMB dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
ENR Energizer Holdings Inc 3.46% $1.2 N/A
KMB Kimberly Clark Corp 3.38% $4.62 87.3%
CLX Clorox Co 3.12% $4.68 142.2%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 2.51% $4.45 61%
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 2.39% $3.61 60.7%
CL Colgate Palmolive Co 2.38% $1.86 80.9%

Frequently asked questions

Does Kimberly Clark pay a dividend?

Yes, Kimberly Clark has been paying dividends for the last 31 years.

When is Kimberly Clark's next dividend?

KMB has announced its next dividend with ex-date Dec 8, 2022.

When was KMB's last dividend?

Kimberly Clark's last regular dividend was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $1.16 per share.

How much dividend does Kimberly Clark pay (per share)?

KMB's annualized dividend per share is $4.62.

What is Kimberly Clark's dividend yield?

Kimberly Clark's current dividend yield is 3.38%.

How often does Kimberly Clark pay dividends?

Kimberly Clark has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Kimberly Clark's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Kimberly Clark is 87.3%.

Does Kimberly Clark pay a good dividend?

Kimberly Clark's dividend yield is above the Consumer Defensive sector average.