Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB)

Cash Flow Statement
Quarterly Data

Beginner level

The cash flow statement provides information about a company’s cash receipts and cash payments during an accounting period, showing how these cash flows link the ending cash balance to the beginning balance shown on the company’s balance sheet.

The cash flow statement consists of three parts: cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities, cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities, and cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities.

Kimberly-Clark Corp., consolidated cash flow statement (quarterly data)

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3 months ended: Sep 30, 2020 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
Net income (loss) 483  692  675  556  680  495  466  421  462  465  97  625  579  540  575  518  563  578  560  344  529  (293) 486 
Depreciation and amortization 192  201  213  217  230  236  234  230  217  224  211  184  182  180  178  177  179  177  172  181  182  189  194 
Asset impairments —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  74  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Stock-based compensation 47  39  15  22  26  32  16  (4) 19  18  12  14  30  20  13  19  30  15  17  36  15 
Deferred income taxes (42) 21  (9) 21  (18) 15  11  (42) 27  44  (27) (28) (7) (9) (25) (2) (16) 37  (34) 123  (32) (517) 171 
Net (gains) losses on asset dispositions 54  (38) (172) 11  (5) 17  36  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Equity companies’ earnings (in excess of) less than dividends paid (6) (9) (38) 25  (1) (3) (27) 36  (27) 38  10  (26) 27  (1) —  (30) 28  (1) (2) (35)
Operating working capital (198) 634  (144) 111  126  (150) (375) 272  24  (10) 103  37  73  (264) 185  197  57  (105) (129) 101  29  (446)
Postretirement benefits 22  (1) (14) 29  (9) (12) 62  (73) 27  (41) 13  (21) (54) 12  (16) (11) 33  1,322  (414)
Other (4) (1) (19) 10  (18) (2) (21) 10  98  18  (23) (11) (6) (1) (31) (9) 122  20  49 
Cash provided by operations 559  1,579  704  924  886  609  317  949  692  787  542  863  805  825  436  871  948  860  553  665  849  772  20 
Capital spending (258) (284) (352) (342) (298) (253) (316) (311) (219) (158) (189) (190) (209) (171) (215) (189) (185) (177) (220) (258) (271) (243) (284)
Proceeds from dispositions of property —  —  36  206  —  —  35  16  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Investments in time deposits (186) (218) (105) (215) (167) (106) (80) (135) (71) (64) (83) (91) (62) (24) (37) (88) (60) (14) (59) (46) (18) (36) (46)
Maturities of time deposits 150  158  96  255  58  157  72  133  45  75  19  113  —  —  70  124  22  —  42  64  18  73 
Other 13  (9) (44) —  (9) (3) (9) (19) (14) (3) 31  36  13  (17) 16  (24)
Cash used for investing (287) (331) (359) (275) (245) (198) (324) (270) (220) (156) (256) (174) (290) (209) (178) (156) (192) (155) (229) (227) (297) (245) (281)
Cash dividends paid (365) (365) (357) (354) (354) (355) (345) (347) (348) (350) (341) (342) (343) (345) (329) (330) (331) (332) (318) (320) (321) (321) (310)
Change in short-term debt 170  (385) (282) (21) (219) (308) 851  (487) 349  (145) 249  249  (3) (82) 196  (71) (515) 353  (675) 412  (292) (108) 291 
Debt proceeds 601  —  1,241  696  —  507  —  —  —  —  593  344  —  494  —  796  587  13  497 
Debt repayments (501) —  (252) (2) (2) (301) (402) (97) (306) (2) (2) (509) (960) (4) (8) (2) (5) (589) (2) (204) (305) (40) (4)
Proceeds from exercise of stock options 77  27  108  17  51  134  26  12  28  14  29  78  10  39  27  31  38  20  41  41 
Acquisitions of common stock for the treasury (186) (49) (214) (256) (214) (166) (164) (204) (176) (223) (197) (107) (207) (302) (295) (227) (219) (153) (140) (358) (145) (110) (248)
Shares purchased from noncontrolling interest —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  (151)
Other (1) (15) (24) (22) (13) (71) (8) (16) —  (35) (6) (39) (3) (37) (9) (31) (7) (10) 17  (12)
Cash provided by (used for) financing (205) (787) 220  (632) (747) (371) (42) (632) (453) (747) (283) (741) (916) (397) (367) (648) (534) (688) (315) (439) (455) (508) 104 
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents (28) (12) (2) (9) (26) 13  (3) 21  (28) (23) (57) (3) (45)
Change in cash and cash equivalents 70  469  537  26  (118) 43  (48) 45  10  (142) 10  (39) (396) 216  (88) 39  228  21  16  (24) 40  16  (202)

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-22), 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).

Cash flow statement item Description The company
Cash provided by operations Amount of cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities, excluding discontinued operations. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value not defined as investing or financing activities. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s cash provided by operations increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Cash used for investing Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of investing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Investing activity cash flows include making and collecting loans and acquiring and disposing of debt or equity instruments and property, plant, and equipment and other productive assets. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s cash used for investing increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Cash provided by (used for) financing Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of financing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Financing activity cash flows include obtaining resources from owners and providing them with a return on, and a return of, their investment; borrowing money and repaying amounts borrowed, or settling the obligation; and obtaining and paying for other resources obtained from creditors on long-term credit. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s cash provided by (used for) financing decreased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 but then increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 not reaching Q1 2020 level.