Kimberly-Clark increases dividend 9.5% Kimberly-Clark Corporation said its board has approved a dividend increase of 9.5%. This will bring the quarterly dividend to 81c per share, up from 74c per share in 2012. The board declared the dividend payable on April 2 to stockholders of record on March 8.
Kimberly-Clark raises FY15 FORCE cost savings to $350M from $305M Reports savings from 2014 organization restructuring of $20M. Sees FY15 input cost deflation of $100M-$200M. The company said currency drag is expected to have a negative impact on FY15 EPS by more than 20%. The drag on Q2 EPS was approximately 30c per share. Comments taken from Q2 earnings conference call.