Navigation Links
Kimberly-Clark Announces 10 Percent Dividend Increase
Date:2/23/2010

DALLAS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today said its board of directors has approved a dividend increase of 10 percent. This will bring the quarterly dividend to 66 cents per share, up from 60 cents per share in 2009.

The board of directors declared the dividend payable on April 5, 2010, to stockholders of record on March 5, 2010. This is the 38th consecutive year Kimberly-Clark has raised its dividend.

"Having delivered record cash flow and strong bottom-line growth in 2009, this dividend increase reflects our solid balance sheet and confidence in our ability to continue to execute our strategic business plan and generate strong cash flow going forward," said Thomas J. Falk, chairman and chief executive officer.  "It also demonstrates our commitment to returning cash to our shareholders and to maintaining Kimberly-Clark's rating as a top-tier dividend payer among consumer packaged goods companies."

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. To keep up with the latest K-C news and to learn more about the company's 138-year history of innovation, visit www.kimberly-clark.com.

SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.kimberly-clark.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Kimberly-Clark Corporation Announces Regulatory Clearance for Its Planned Acquisition of I-Flow Corporation
2. Kimberly-Clark & TerraCycle, Inc. Partner to Reduce Waste and Help Fund Schools and Non-Profits
3. Kimberly-Clark Professional Announces Clean Hands Campaign and Flu Fighters Contest To Help Protect Office Workers From Flu
4. Kimberly-Clark Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire I-Flow Corporation
5. Kimberly-Clark Teams Up With Sports Legends to Launch The Depend Campaign to End Prostate Cancer
6. Kimberly-Clark and ABCs The View Award $400,000 for Room Makeovers in the Room-A-Day Giveaway Sweepstakes
7. Kimberly-Clark Introduces New Depend Underwear for Men & Women; Unveils Brands First Gender-Specific Adult Absorbent Underwear
8. Kimberly-Clark Professional Donates Supplies to Assist Columbus, Ind., in Flood Cleanup Efforts
9. Kimberly-Clark Launches DentaBurst(TM) Freshening Teeth Cleaners
10. Forest City Announces Joint Venture with Health Care REIT for University Park Life Science Properties
11. Healthcare Realty Trust Announces Fourth Quarter Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... Dr. Cheng, are now treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent ... apnea, a serious sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Wis. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... standard products to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. ... of probiotic experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. ... AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking place ... the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual whose ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Information about the ... to develop to enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in ... in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... HMP , ... recipient of a 2017 Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ ... on October 11, 2017. , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... ORLANDO, Fla. , Oct. 2, 2017  AllianceRx ... services company formed by Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager ... of its new brand, which included the unveiling of ... Fla. , as well as at a few ... introduces the new brand to patients, some of whom ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... The Rebound mobile app is poised to become ... tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users to ... stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner while ... the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy 3 ... ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen ... to advance the use of wearable and home sensors ... brain disorders. Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused ... populations, will provide an affordable analytical system to record ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: