Key Developments: Kimberly-Clark Corp (KMB.N)

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Kimberly-Clark Corp gives FY 2015 guidance below analysts' estimates
Friday, 23 Jan 2015 07:30am EST 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Expects FY 2015 net sales decrease of 3 pct to 6 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted operating profit growth of 1 pct to 4 pct.Expects FY 2015 adjusted earnings per share of $5.60 to $5.80, up 2 pct to 5 pct compared to adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations of $5.51 in FY 2014.Reported revenue of $19.7 billion and operating profit of $2.521 billion in FY 2014.FY 2015 Revenue of $19.8 billion , EBIT of $3.26 billion and EPS of $6.00 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp authorizes new share repurchase program and declares quarterly dividend
Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 02:25pm EST 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Authorizes a new share repurchase program for up to 40 million shares of common stock or $5 billion.Authorization augments the current 50 million share authorization from Jan. 2011 that is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2015.Declares a regular quarterly dividend of $0.84 per share.Payable on Jan. 5, 2015, to stockholders of record on Dec. 5.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp completes Health Care spin-off
Saturday, 1 Nov 2014 08:00am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Says that has completed previously announced spin-off of its health care business, now known as Halyard Health, Inc.Kimberly-Clark shareholders received one share of Halyard Health common stock for every eight shares of Kimberly-Clark common stock they held at the close of trading on Oct. 23, 2014, the record date for the spin-off.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp lowers FY 2014 EPS outlook
Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 07:30am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Expects FY 2014 adjusted earnings per share to be $5.93 to $6.03, assuming the spin-off of its health care business occurs at the end of Oct. 2014.Says the previous target for adjusted earnings per share was $6.00 to $6.15 and assumed a full year of results for the health care business.FY 2014 EPS of $6.06 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp updates on spin-off and increase in share repurchase target
Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 08:30am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Announces record date, distribution date and distribution ratio for previously announced tax-free spin-off of its health care business.Spin-off will form new publicly traded company, Halyard Health Inc.Spin-off is expected to be effective as of end of day on Oct. 31.Before completion of spin-off, Halyard Health expects to make one-time cash payment to Kimberly-Clark.Also increasing its 2014 share repurchase target to $2 bln, up from its previous plan of $1.3 to $1.5 bln.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark subsidiary arranging debt financing in connection with Spin-Off
Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 08:30am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Says Halyard Health, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, is beginning the process of raising external financing in preparation for the spin-off of Halyard Health at the end of Oct. 2014.External financing is expected to consist of a senior secured term loan B of about $390 mln and about $250 mln of senior unsecured notes.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp and Greenpeace collaborate to protect forests
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 09:00am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Company and Greenpeace, which established framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide.Relationship helped accomplish key objectives for both organizations by increasing the use of fiber from sustainable sources.Two organizations opened dialogue that enabled both parties to learn they had many shared goals and could help each other achieve them.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corp declares quarterly dividend
Friday, 1 Aug 2014 09:00am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Declares regular quarterly dividend of $.84 per share.Payable on Oct. 2.Record date on Sept. 5.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark lowers high end of prior FY 2014 EPS guidance to a range in-line with analysts' estimates
Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 07:30am EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corp:Expects FY 2014 adjusted earnings per share to be in the range of $6.00 to $6.15 compared to the company's previous guidance range of $6.00 to $6.20.FY 2014 adjusted EPS of $6.12 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Kimberly-Clark Corporation partners with nonprofit Malaria No More
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 04:20pm EDT 

Kimberly-Clark Corporation:Partnering with nonprofit Malaria No More to reduce malaria deaths in Kenya.Partnership focuses on protecting the health of pregnant women and children, two groups most vulnerable to malaria.This marks the first time Kimberly-Clark (K-C), maker of Huggies brand diapers and baby wipes, has partnered with nonprofit on this issue.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Hypermarcas, Kimberly-Clark in talks over unit - source

SAO PAULO, Oct 22 Hypermarcas SA, the largest Brazilian producer of personal care goods, is in advanced talks to sell a unit that manufactures diapers to Kimberly-Clark Corp, sharpening the company's focus on pharmaceuticals, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

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