Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape
If you would invest 10,610
in KimberlyClark Corporation on April 18, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (175.00)
from holding KimberlyClark Corporation or give up 1.65%
of portfolio value over 30
days. KimberlyClark Corporation is generating 0.14% of daily returns assuming volatility of 1.26%
on return distribution over 30 days investment horizon. In other words, 16% of equities are less volatile than the company and above 92% of equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Considering 30-days investment horizon, KimberlyClark Corporation is expected to generate 2.57 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 2.29 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.11 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.65 per unit of volatility.
KimberlyClar Operating Margin
Based on recorded statements KimberlyClark Corporation has Operating Margin of 15.18%. This is 3350.0% higher than that of Consumer Goods sector, and 291.91% lower than that of Personal Products
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 545.16% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.
KimberlyClar Return On Equity vs Return On Asset
KimberlyClark Corporation is rated fifth
overall in return on equity category among related companies. It is rated below average
in return on asset category among related companies reporting about 0.29
of Return On Asset per Return On Equity. The ratio of Return On Equity to Return On Asset for KimberlyClark Corporation is roughly 3.49