Kimberly-Clark As of October 10, 2023 ticker dps (an.) 2023 hike 2022 hike 2021 hike
KMB $4.72 1.7% 1.8% 6.5%
Business yield Hike yrs 5 yr CAGR freq. paid since
Diapers, Tissues & Care Products 3.9% 51 3.4% Quarter 1934

On January 25, 2023, Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) announced that it will raise its quarterly dividend by 1.7% to $1.18 quarterly per share. This is the smallest dividend hike by the Dividend Aristocrat in many years but does mark 51 consecutive years of dividend growth. In 2022 KMB also announced a very small increase of 1.8%.

Kimberly Clark (KMB) Dividend history & statistics
Company name Kimberly-Clark Corp
Ticker symbol KMB
ISIN-code US4943681035
company website
Sector Consumer Staples
Business Diapers, Tissues & Care Products
Dividend paid since 1934
Track record (years increased) 51
Payment Frequency Quarterly dividend
Dividend growth: 5 year average 3.4%
Next dividend per share $1.180
Annual dividend per share $4.72
Dividend yield* 3.4%
Stock price* $132.06
YTD Total Return* -0.8%
Next ex-dividend date March 9, 2023
Next payment date April 4, 2023
Market cap (in $B)* 44.57
Total dividend (in $B) 1.59
© *As of January 25, 2023

The Board of Directors approved to increase the dividend by 1.7 percent to $1.18 per share, up from $1.16 per share in 2022. The first dividend will be payable on April 4, 2023 to stockholders of record on March 10, 2023. The dividend yield for KMB is 3.5% at a stock price of $132. The next ex-dividend date for KMB is March 9, 2023.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a manufacturer of products mostly made from natural or synthetic fibers using advanced technologies in fibers, nonwovens and absorbency. The company's operating segments are: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue and K-C Professional. The company's brands include Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Viva and WypAll. Kimberly-Clark Corporation, orginally established in 1872, was incorporated in Delaware in 1928.