Summary: Kimberly-Clark Corp. Mar 12
- ID: 2091790
- March 2012
- Standard & Poors
The ratings on Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark Corp., a global manufacturer and marketer of household and personal care products, reflect Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' view the company will continue to maintain a "strong" business profile, and an "intermediate" financial risk profile (as defined by our criteria). Our view that Kimberly-Clark's business risk profile is strong is based on the continued diversity and high brand equity of the company's product portfolio, in addition to our expectation the company will maintain its well-established brands and very good market positions globally. We believe the diversity and strength of Kimberly-Clark's product portfolio will remain good and continue to improve over time. We believe certain risk factors will remain important in our assessment of the company's...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Standard and Poors RatingsXpress Credit Research provides in-depth coverage of international corporates, financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities, sovereigns and structured finance programs. RatingsXpress Credit Research lets users determine the credit rating of holdings and identify key factors underlying an issuer's creditworthiness, distinguishes the different risk exposures for new and existing deals, and provides an understanding of how their analysts interpret key regulatory, political and environmental events and their economic impact.
This product consists of a Summary Analysis: Bi-annual (at least). An abbreviated analysis containing Standard & Poor's issuer credit ratings as of the time the article was published. The analysis includes a rating rationale - the basis on which the rating was assigned - and an outlook section if the issuer is not on CreditWatch. Financial statistics are not included. SHOW LESS READ MORE >