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Kimberly-Clark

$116.87

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Kimberly-Clark sees 2H18 EPS higher than 1H18

On its Q4 earnings call, Kimberly-Clark said that the one-time cash flow impact from tax reform is not expected to be significant. Expects 2018 cash flow similar to 2017's levels. Sees 2018 share repurchases of $700M-$900M. Says restructuring will generate annual savings of $500M-$550M by end of 2021. Says "pleased" with outcome of U.S. tax reform. Sees 2018 effective tax rate 23%-26%. Says restructuring actions necessary to make company stronger going forward. Expects total capital spending in 2018 and 2019 to be "somewhat higher" than 4.5%-5.5% of net sales long-term target. Spending in 2020 should return to long-term target. Market conditions in 2018 should be "similar" to 2017. Comments taken from the Q4 earnings conference call. Kimberly-Clark is up 0.7% in morning trading to $117.80.

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KMB Kimberly-Clark
$116.87

-0.04 (-0.03%)

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SOCG
11/02/17
UPGRADE
Target $131
SOCG
Buy
Kimberly-Clark upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
Societe Generale analyst Lain Simpson upgraded Kimberly-Clark to Buy saying the sell-off in shares is overdone and maintained a $131 price target. The analyst said US price competition is intense and input costs are rising, but these issues are well known and expects the operational recovery to be a medium term story.
12/11/17
SBSH
12/11/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $113
SBSH
Sell
Kimberly-Clark downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi
Citi analyst Wendy Nicholson downgraded Kimberly-Clark to Sell and cut her price target for the shares to $113 from $124. The analyst lowered her estimates for 2018 and 2019 to reflect "stiff competition" Kimberly-Clark faces "in multiple categories in multiple markets." She sees 2018 being a tough year for the company and further downside in the shares.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Kimberly-Clark (KMB) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citi with analyst Wendy Nicholson citing "stiff competition" Kimberly-Clark faces "in multiple categories in multiple markets." 2. TSYS (TSS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs with analyst James Schneider citing valuation with the shares approaching his unchanged price target of $80. 3. Paccar (PCAR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Ann Duignan saying the North American Class 8 truck market is likely to peak in 2018 and Paccar's stock is likely to continue to see multiple compression. 4. Flowserve (FLS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel with analyst Nathan Jones saying he sees no near-term catalysts given his expectation of orders being flat to down in the fourth quarter. 5. Brixmor (BRX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
12/13/17
DBAB
12/13/17
INITIATION
Target $121
DBAB
Hold
Kimberly-Clark initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Steve Powers started Kimberly-Clark with a Hold rating and $121 price target. The analyst believes future competition may pressure the company's volumes and limit its ability to take price.

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