NYSE:KMB - Kimberly-Clark Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $132.60
  • Forecasted Upside: 0.94 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 11 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for KMB

Analyst Price Target is $132.60
▲ +0.94% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Kimberly-Clark in the last 3 months. The average price target is $132.60, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 0.94% upside from the last price of $131.37.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 investment analysts is to hold stock in Kimberly-Clark. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/23/2022BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$129.00 ➝ $124.00Low
4/26/2022BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$121.00 ➝ $129.00High
4/25/2022Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$133.00 ➝ $137.00High
4/25/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$122.00 ➝ $124.00High
4/25/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$128.00 ➝ $135.00High
4/25/2022UBS GroupBoost Price Target$128.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price Target$130.00 ➝ $138.00High
4/1/2022BarclaysLower Price Target$127.00 ➝ $121.00High
3/30/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price Target$118.00 ➝ $113.00Low
3/29/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price Target$130.00 ➝ $124.00Medium
3/15/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $128.00Medium
2/2/2022Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$126.00Low
1/28/2022BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$148.00 ➝ $127.00Low
1/27/2022CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell$113.00 ➝ $119.00Low
1/27/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $140.00Low
1/27/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$133.00 ➝ $130.00Low
1/27/2022UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$145.00 ➝ $138.00Low
1/27/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price Target$127.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
1/13/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price Target$122.00 ➝ $127.00Low
1/11/2022Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$148.00Low
1/11/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $142.00Medium
1/11/2022BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$148.00Medium
10/26/2021CitigroupLower Price TargetSell$123.00 ➝ $113.00High
10/26/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$140.00 ➝ $137.00High
10/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$137.00 ➝ $130.00High
10/26/2021Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$164.00 ➝ $127.00High
10/25/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Price TargetIn-Line ➝ Neutral$142.00 ➝ $125.00High
9/9/2021HSBCInitiated CoverageHold$131.00Medium
7/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$137.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/19/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $155.00High
7/9/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$137.00 ➝ $139.00Low
6/23/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$135.00Low
5/14/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
4/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$147.00 ➝ $137.00Medium
4/26/2021Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
4/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$145.00 ➝ $137.00Medium
4/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$146.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
3/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Underweight$144.00 ➝ $123.00Low
3/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$144.00 ➝ $123.00Medium
1/26/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$152.00 ➝ $147.00High
1/26/2021CitigroupLower Price Target$127.00 ➝ $122.00High
1/26/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$152.00 ➝ $156.00Low
1/26/2021ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/22/2021Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $155.00Low
1/21/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$150.00 ➝ $144.00Low
1/19/2021Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$142.00Low
12/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$130.00Low
10/26/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$167.00Low
10/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$160.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
10/16/2020Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy$181.00Low
10/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$163.00Low
10/15/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$181.00 ➝ $187.00Medium
7/24/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$146.00 ➝ $160.00Low
7/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $174.00Low
7/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$151.00 ➝ $158.00Low
4/23/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$133.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
4/23/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$143.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
4/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$149.00Medium
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$149.00 ➝ $160.00High
4/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$132.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
4/7/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$143.00High
3/30/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeHoldHigh
3/30/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$145.00 ➝ $149.00High
3/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$149.00High
3/23/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $131.00High
1/24/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$126.00 ➝ $132.00High
1/24/2020CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell$123.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
1/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$129.00Medium
1/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$139.00 ➝ $140.00Low
12/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$124.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
10/23/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$149.00 ➝ $139.00Medium
10/22/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$123.00 ➝ $124.00High
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$130.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
10/8/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$147.00 ➝ $149.00High
9/27/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$155.00Medium
9/23/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$144.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/28/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/24/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$151.00 ➝ $152.00Low
7/24/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$145.00 ➝ $147.00Low
7/24/2019Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight ➝ NeutralLow
7/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$130.00Low
6/19/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$135.00 ➝ $143.00Medium
6/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$132.00 ➝ $145.00Low
6/17/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetSell$113.00 ➝ $122.00Low
4/23/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$102.00 ➝ $116.00Low
4/23/2019ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$150.00High
4/23/2019MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$102.00 ➝ $142.00High
4/16/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$105.00 ➝ $115.00Low
2/12/2019Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00Low
2/12/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$113.00 ➝ $124.00Low
2/11/2019BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageOutperform$130.00Low
1/25/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$109.00High
1/24/2019Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$107.00 ➝ $113.00Low
1/23/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$105.00Medium
1/18/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$129.00Medium
12/20/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$107.00High
10/24/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$93.00 ➝ $95.00Low
10/23/2018Morgan StanleySet Price TargetSell$100.00Low
10/22/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$100.00Low
10/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$97.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
10/10/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$99.00Low
10/8/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$119.00Low
10/1/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$101.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
9/20/2018Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageUnderweight ➝ Underweight$114.00Low
9/6/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
8/31/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Sell$94.00 ➝ $102.00Low
8/16/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$103.00 ➝ $108.00Low
8/16/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$90.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
8/15/2018Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$124.00 ➝ $116.00High
7/19/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$90.00Low
7/13/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$96.00Low
6/21/2018Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$94.00Medium
4/25/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$113.00Low
4/24/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ In-LineLow
4/24/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$109.00 ➝ $94.00Medium
4/24/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$115.00 ➝ $110.00High
4/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$104.00 ➝ $86.00High
4/19/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$117.00 ➝ $108.00High
3/15/2018BarclaysSet Price TargetHold$119.00Low
1/24/2018CitigroupSet Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$113.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
12/13/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$121.00Low
12/11/2017CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$113.00Medium
11/2/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$112.05 ➝ $144.00N/A
10/27/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $124.00N/A
10/26/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldN/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetNeutral$123.00 ➝ $120.00N/A
10/24/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$121.00 ➝ $117.00N/A
10/24/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingHold$131.00 ➝ $125.00N/A
10/20/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$115.55 ➝ $100.00N/A
10/13/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$121.00N/A
9/15/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$121.00Low
9/8/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$121.00Medium
9/7/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$119.00Medium
8/11/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutral$132.00 ➝ $131.00Low
7/27/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/26/2017CitigroupSet Price TargetHold$134.00 ➝ $132.00Medium
7/26/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$120.00 ➝ $119.00Low
7/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$121.00Medium
7/12/2017UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$134.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
7/7/2017CitigroupSet Price TargetSell$134.00Low
7/6/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$133.00 ➝ $122.00Low
6/19/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price TargetBuy$151.00 ➝ $157.00Low
6/9/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$136.00Low
5/31/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$133.00Medium
(Data available from 5/25/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.26 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Kimberly-Clark logo
Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care and consumer tissue products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional. The Personal Care segment offers disposable diapers, swimpants, training and youth pants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Sweety, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Softex, Poise, and other brand names. The Consumer Tissue segment provides facial and bathroom tissues, paper towels, napkins, and related products under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve, and other brand names. The K-C Professional segment offers wipers, tissues, towels, apparel, soaps, and sanitizers under the Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and KleenGuard brands. The company sells household use products directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores, and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce; and away-from-home use products directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, and public facilities, as well as through distributors and e-commerce. Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $131.37
Low: $130.38
High: $132.13

50 Day Range

MA: $130.18
Low: $120.09
High: $143.48

52 Week Range

Now: $131.37
Low: $117.32
High: $145.79


1,424,350 shs

Average Volume

2,071,706 shs

Market Capitalization

$44.26 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Kimberly-Clark?

The following sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Kimberly-Clark in the last year: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, HSBC Holdings plc, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Kimberly-Clark?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Kimberly-Clark in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $132.60, suggesting a possible upside of 0.9%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Kimberly-Clark?

Kimberly-Clark currently has 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in KMB, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Kimberly-Clark's investor relations team?

Kimberly-Clark's physical mailing address is P O BOX 619100 DFW AIRPORT STATION, DALLAS TX, 75261. The company's listed phone number is (972) 281-1200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Kimberly-Clark is www.kimberly-clark.com. Learn More about contacing Kimberly-Clark investor relations.