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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios

Beginner level


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Kimberly-Clark Corp., profitability ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

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 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

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 deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Gross Profit Margin

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

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Nike Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

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 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating profit
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Nike Inc.
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

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 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Net Profit Margin

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Nike Inc.
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

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 deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Return on Equity (ROE)

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Total Kimberly-Clark Corporation stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Nike Inc.
ROE, Sector
Personal Goods
ROE, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Total Kimberly-Clark Corporation stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

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, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Colgate-Palmolive Co.
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Nike Inc.
ROA, Sector
Personal Goods
ROA, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-13), 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).

1 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Kimberly-Clark Corporation ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

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 deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.