Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)

Balance Sheet: Assets
Quarterly Data

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The balance sheet provides creditors, investors, and analysts with information on company’s resources (assets) and its sources of capital (its equity and liabilities). It normally also provides information about the future earnings capacity of a company’s assets as well as an indication of cash flows that may come from receivables and inventories.

Assets are resources controlled by the company as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity.

Kimberly-Clark Corp., consolidated balance sheet: assets (quarterly data)

US$ in millions

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Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Cash and cash equivalents 1,448  979  442  416  534  491  539  494  484  626  616  655  1,051  835  923  884  656  635  619  643  603  587 
Accounts receivable, net 2,024  2,519  2,263  2,306  2,397  2,377  2,164  2,308  2,286  2,470  2,315  2,360  2,221  2,224  2,176  2,222  2,249  2,255  2,281  2,284  2,286  2,244 
Inventories 1,825  1,539  1,790  1,779  1,856  1,857  1,813  1,770  1,750  1,778  1,790  1,748  1,738  1,728  1,679  1,736  1,807  1,902  1,909  1,883  1,948  1,893 
Other current assets 607  609  562  563  534  530  525  536  508  498  490  463  380  325  337  418  402  359  617  632  681  659 
Current assets 5,904  5,646  5,057  5,064  5,321  5,255  5,041  5,108  5,028  5,372  5,211  5,226  5,390  5,112  5,115  5,260  5,114  5,151  5,426  5,442  5,518  5,383 
Property, plant and equipment, net 7,366  7,226  7,450  7,158  7,207  7,139  7,159  7,030  7,046  7,328  7,436  7,317  7,246  7,251  7,169  7,198  7,188  7,188  7,104  7,066  7,251  7,160 
Investments in equity companies 319  314  268  294  249  246  224  251  257  260  233  272  283  284  257  289  287  284  247  279  286  290 
Goodwill 1,401  1,361  1,467  1,438  1,478  1,476  1,474  1,480  1,504  1,576  1,576  1,581  1,527  1,528  1,480  1,518  1,507  1,498  1,446  1,435  1,553  1,538 
Other assets 1,183  1,130  1,041  1,079  1,092  1,088  620  714  729  767  695  653  624  583  581  634  674  699  619  706  738  682 
Noncurrent assets 10,269  10,031  10,226  9,969  10,026  9,949  9,477  9,475  9,536  9,931  9,940  9,823  9,680  9,646  9,487  9,639  9,656  9,669  9,416  9,486  9,828  9,670 
Total assets 16,173  15,677  15,283  15,033  15,347  15,204  14,518  14,583  14,564  15,303  15,151  15,049  15,070  14,758  14,602  14,899  14,770  14,820  14,842  14,928  15,346  15,053 

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-22), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-23), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-21).


Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold, or consumed within one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s current assets increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Property, plant and equipment, net Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s property, plant and equipment, net decreased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 not reaching Q4 2019 level.
Noncurrent assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold or consumed after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s noncurrent assets decreased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 exceeding Q4 2019 level.
Total assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s total assets increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.

Current Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Cash and cash equivalents Amount of currency on hand as well as demand deposits with banks or financial institutions. Includes other kinds of accounts that have the general characteristics of demand deposits. Also includes short-term, highly liquid investments that are both readily convertible to known amounts of cash and so near their maturity that they present insignificant risk of changes in value because of changes in interest rates. Excludes cash and cash equivalents within disposal group and discontinued operation. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s cash and cash equivalents increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Accounts receivable, net Amount due from customers or clients, within one year of the balance sheet date (or the normal operating cycle, whichever is longer), for goods or services (including trade receivables) that have been delivered or sold in the normal course of business, reduced to the estimated net realizable fair value by an allowance established by the entity of the amount it deems uncertain of collection. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s accounts receivable, net increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Inventories Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s inventories decreased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 exceeding Q4 2019 level.