NYSE:WHR - Whirlpool Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$139.36 +1.79 (+1.30 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$137.57
Today's Range$137.56 - $140.95
52-Week Range$99.40 - $180.00
Volume897,177 shs
Average Volume1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.86 billion
P/E Ratio9.19
Dividend Yield3.34%
Beta1.63
Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products. It operates through four segments: North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; and Asia. The company's principal products include refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, and refrigerator water filters; laundry appliances and related laundry accessories; cooking appliances and other small domestic appliances; and dishwasher appliances and related accessories. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh, Gladiator, Estate, Inglis, Speed Queen, Hotpoint, Bauknecht, Indesit, Ignis, Laden, Privileg, KIC, Consul, Brastemp, Acros, Ariston, Sanyo, Diqua, and Royalstar brands. It sells its products to retailers, distributors, dealers, builders, and other manufacturers. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryHousehold Appliances
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP96332010
Phone269-923-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.04 billion
Cash Flow$38.1808 per share
Book Value$50.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-183,000,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees92,000
Market Cap$8.86 billion
OptionableOptionable

Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whirlpool's stock symbol?

Whirlpool trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WHR."

How often does Whirlpool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Whirlpool?

Whirlpool announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $1.15 per share on Saturday, December 15th. This represents a $4.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View Whirlpool's Dividend History.

How will Whirlpool's stock buyback program work?

Whirlpool declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,350,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 16.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter?

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January, 28th. The company reported $4.75 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $4.30 by $0.45. The business had revenue of $5.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.76 billion. Whirlpool had a positive return on equity of 27.24% and a negative net margin of 0.87%. Whirlpool's revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $4.10 EPS. View Whirlpool's Earnings History.

When is Whirlpool's next earnings date?

Whirlpool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool.

What guidance has Whirlpool issued on next quarter's earnings?

Whirlpool updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $14.00-15.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $15.99. Whirlpool also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $14.00-15.00 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WHR?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Whirlpool's shares. Their predictions range from $107.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool's share price to reach $146.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Whirlpool.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Whirlpool?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Whirlpool in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool.

Has Whirlpool been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WHR stock has been trending positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Whirlpool's key competitors?

Who are Whirlpool's key executives?

Whirlpool's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. James W. Peters, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. João Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 55)
  • Mr. Joseph T. Liotine, Exec. VP & Pres of North America (Age 46)
  • Mr. Matthew M. Nochowitz, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)

Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders?

Whirlpool's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.91%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (5.18%), American International Group Inc. (4.89%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.44%), LSV Asset Management (3.43%) and Newport Trust Co (2.27%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include Diane M Dietz, Greg Creed, James W Peters, Jeff M Fettig, Joseph T Liotine, Marc R Bitzer, Michael F Johnston and William D Perez. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Whirlpool.

Which institutional investors are selling Whirlpool stock?

WHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bessemer Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Bank of America Corp DE, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Gendell Jeffrey L, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Whirlpool company stock in the last year include Joseph T Liotine and Michael F Johnston. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool.

Which institutional investors are buying Whirlpool stock?

WHR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, American International Group Inc., Capital Advisors Inc. OK, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Perpetual Ltd, Markel Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC and Northern Trust Corp. Company insiders that have bought Whirlpool stock in the last two years include Diane M Dietz, Greg Creed and William D Perez. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool.

How do I buy shares of Whirlpool?

Shares of WHR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Whirlpool's stock price today?

One share of WHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $139.36.

How big of a company is Whirlpool?

Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $8.86 billion and generates $21.04 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-183,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $15.16 on an earnings per share basis. Whirlpool employs 92,000 workers across the globe.

What is Whirlpool's official website?

The official website for Whirlpool is http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com.

How can I contact Whirlpool?

Whirlpool's mailing address is 2000 NORTH M-63, BENTON HARBOR MI, 49022. The company can be reached via phone at 269-923-5000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Whirlpool (NYSE WHR)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  430 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  362 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  792
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Whirlpool and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WHR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WHR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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