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KMB Kimberly Clark PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 18, 2024, the KMB stock has a PE ratio of 25.9. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $5.47 and the stock price of $141.67 per share. An increase of 5% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 24.6 of the past four quarters.

KMB PE ratio history

How has KMB's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Kimberly Clark over the last ten years is 25.95. The current 25.9 price-to-earnings ratio is in line with the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, KMB's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2015 quarter at 66.08, with a price of $109.04 and an EPS of $1.65. The Mar 2020 quarter saw the lowest point at 18.56, with a price of $127.87 and an EPS of $6.89.


Kimberly Clark PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 61.29% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -58.66% in 2016

Year PE ratio Change
2023 23.28 -1.73%
2022 23.69 -10.84%
2021 26.57 35.98%
2020 19.54 -10.78%
2019 21.9 -22.15%
2018 28.13 50.11%
2017 18.74 -1%
2016 18.93 -58.66%
2015 45.79 61.29%
2014 28.39 51.66%

KMB average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of KMB for the past years

Currently, KMB's PE ratio is above its 3 and 5-year averages, but it is under its 10-year average.

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KMB PE vs peers

What is KMB's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers PG and CL, KMB's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than JNJ's and ENR's. Kimberly Clark's PE ratio is trading above the peer average of 19.92.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
CLW Clearwater Paper Corp 8.49 $850.6M
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 9.54 $350.53B
ENR Energizer Holdings Inc 24.16 $2.08B
KMB Kimberly Clark Corp 25.9 $47.7B
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 26.8 $397.82B
CL Colgate Palmolive Co 30.6 $79.59B
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc 61.89 $39.73B
CLX Clorox Co 71.46 $17.22B

Frequently asked questions

What is Kimberly Clark's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for KMB stock as of Jun 18, 2024, stands at 25.9.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Kimberly Clark (KMB)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for KMB stock is 23.94.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Kimberly Clark (KMB)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for KMB stock is 22.9.

What is the highest PE ratio for KMB?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 66.08 and it was in the Sep 2015 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for KMB compare to its historical average?

KMB's current price to earnings ratio is 0.2% below its 10-year historical average.

How is KMB's PE ratio calculated (Kimberly Clark PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Kimberly Clark's share price is $141.67. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $5.47. Therefore, Kimberly Clark's price to earnings ratio for today is 25.9. PE RATIO(25.9) = STOCK PRICE($141.67) / TTM EPS($5.47)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.