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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios

Difficulty: Beginner


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Kimberly-Clark Corp., profitability ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s ROA improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Gross Profit Margin

Kimberly-Clark Corp., gross profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

1 2018 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Operating Profit Margin

Kimberly-Clark Corp., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

1 2018 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.

Net Profit Margin

Kimberly-Clark Corp., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

1 2018 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Net sales
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s net profit margin ratio improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Kimberly-Clark Corp., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total Kimberly-Clark Corporation stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Sector
Personal Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROE, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

1 2018 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Total Kimberly-Clark Corporation stockholders’ equity
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Kimberly-Clark Corp., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Sector
Personal Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
ROA, Industry
Consumer Goods hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-07), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-08), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-11), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-18).

1 2018 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Total assets
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s ROA improved from 2016 to 2017 but then deteriorated significantly from 2017 to 2018.