Whirlpool Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:WHR)

About Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

Whirlpool Corporation logoWhirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The Company's segments include North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin America, and Asia. In North America, the Company markets and distributes home appliances and small domestic appliances under a range of brand names. In EMEA, it markets and distributes its home appliances primarily under the Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Ignis, Maytag, Laden, Indesit and Privileg brand names, and domestic appliances under the KitchenAid, Hotpoint and Hotpoint-Ariston brand names. In Latin America, it markets and distributes its home appliances and small domestic appliances primarily under the Consul, Brastemp, Whirlpool and KitchenAid brand names. The Company markets and distributes its products in Asia primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Diqua and Royalstar brand names. It manufactures and markets a line of home appliances and related products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Household Appliances
  • Sub-Industry: Household Appliances
  • Symbol: NYSE:WHR
  • CUSIP: 96332010
  • Web: www.whirlpoolcorp.com
  • Market Cap: $13.31575 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 72,979,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $177.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $180.84
  • 52 Week Range: $145.91 - $202.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.26
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $21.04 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.63
  • Book Value: $64.81 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.82
  • Annual Dividend: $4.40
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • EBITDA: $2.05 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.61%
  • Return on Equity: 18.17%
  • Return on Assets: 5.32%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.64%
  • Current Ratio: 0.91%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.55%
  • Average Volume: 766,723 shs.
  • Beta: 1.76
  • Short Ratio: 6.2

Frequently Asked Questions for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

What is Whirlpool Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Whirlpool Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $1.10 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $4.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. View Whirlpool Corporation's Dividend History.

How will Whirlpool Corporation's stock buyback program work?

Whirlpool Corporation declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,350,000,000.00 in 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 usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Whirlpool Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $3.35 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $3.54 by $0.19. The firm had revenue of $5.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.35 billion. Whirlpool Corporation had a net margin of 3.61% and a return on equity of 18.17%. Whirlpool Corporation's quarterly revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $3.50 EPS. View Whirlpool Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Whirlpool Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Whirlpool Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool Corporation.

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

Whirlpool Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $14.50-15.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $14.97.

Where is Whirlpool Corporation's stock going? Where will Whirlpool Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Whirlpool Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $177.00 to $209.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool Corporation's share price to reach $192.17 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool Corporation.

Who are some of Whirlpool Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Whirlpool Corporation's key executives?

Whirlpool Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jeff M. Fettig, Chairman of the Board
  • Marc Robert Bitzer Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James W. Peters, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Esther F. Berrozpe, Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool EMEA
  • Joao C. Brega, Executive Vice President, President - Whirlpool Latin America
  • Joseph T. Liotine, Executive Vice President and President - Whirlpool North America
  • David T. Szczupak, Executive Vice President - Global Product Organization
  • Greg Creed, Director
  • Samuel R. Allen, Independent Director
  • Gary T. DiCamillo, Independent Director

Who owns Whirlpool Corporation stock?

Whirlpool Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.52%), PGGM Investments (0.26%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.14%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.04%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool Corporation stock include David T Szczupak, Diane M Dietz, Esther F Berrozpe, Greg Creed, James W Peters, Jeff M Fettig, Joao Carlos Brega, Larry M Venturelli, Marc R Bitzer, Michael D White and William D Perez. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Whirlpool Corporation.

Who sold Whirlpool Corporation stock? Who is selling Whirlpool Corporation stock?

Whirlpool Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan and Murphy Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Whirlpool Corporation stock in the last year include Esther F Berrozpe, James W Peters, Jeff M Fettig and Marc R Bitzer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool Corporation.

Who bought Whirlpool Corporation stock? Who is buying Whirlpool Corporation stock?

Whirlpool Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Shell Asset Management Co., APG Asset Management N.V., Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH, PGGM Investments and Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Whirlpool Corporation stock in the last two years include Diane M Dietz, Greg Creed, Michael D White and William D Perez. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool Corporation.

How do I buy Whirlpool Corporation stock?

Shares of Whirlpool Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Whirlpool Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Whirlpool Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $182.46.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE WHR)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  474
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $192.17 (5.32% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Price Target History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$209.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017MKM PartnersSet Price TargetHold$177.00N/AView Rating Details
6/22/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$208.00HighView Rating Details
1/27/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$187.00N/AView Rating Details
11/29/2016KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$205.00 -> $190.00N/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuy$182.00N/AView Rating Details
9/12/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Earnings by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE WHR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/23/2017$3.92N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$3.54$3.35$5.35 billion$5.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2017Q1 2017$2.65$2.50$4.74 billion$4.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q416$4.39$4.33$5.61 billion$5.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$3.88$3.66$5.34 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q216$3.37$3.50$5.13 billion$5.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$2.68$2.63$4.69 billion$4.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2016Q415$3.91$4.10$5.74 billion$5.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2015Q315$3.29$3.45$5.41 billion$5.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$2.62$2.70$5.29 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$2.49$2.14$5.13 billion$4.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$3.19$3.52$5.84 billion$6.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$3.10$3.04$4.83 billion$4.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$2.92$2.62$4.85 billion$4.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q114$2.33$2.20$4.30 billion$4.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$3.02$2.97$4.98 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$2.61$2.72$4.74 billion$4.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$2.36$2.37$4.67 billion$4.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$1.90$1.97$4.39 billion$4.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$2.25$2.29$4.88 billion$4.79 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$1.55$1.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$1.58$1.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.12$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$2.04$2.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011$2.61$2.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$2.95$2.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.64$2.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$2.26$2.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.11
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$2.77$2.77$2.77
Q2 20171$3.67$3.67$3.67
Q3 20171$4.00$4.00$4.00
Q4 20171$4.67$4.67$4.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Next Dividend:12/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$4.40
Dividend Yield:2.41%
Dividend Growth:18.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.04% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.18% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
25.64% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE WHR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.69%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.44%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/31/2017William D PerezDirectorBuy1,000$176.93$176,930.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Marc R. BitzerInsiderSell19,314$183.84$3,550,685.76View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017Jeff M FettigChairmanSell120,700$180.16$21,745,312.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Greg CreedDirectorBuy1,000$179.35$179,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017James W PetersCFOSell600$179.61$107,766.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Esther F BerrozpeEVPSell6,234$176.84$1,102,420.56View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017James W PetersCFOSell2,387$177.33$423,286.71View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016David T SzczupakInsiderSell10,307$181.33$1,868,968.31View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Jeff M. FettigChairmanSell91,000$189.42$17,237,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Marc R BitzerInsiderSell1,012$190.00$192,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Joao Carlos BregaInsiderSell14,166$193.43$2,740,129.38View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016James W PetersEVPSell2,929$193.35$566,322.15View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Michael D. WhiteDirectorBuy2,700$172.78$466,506.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016David T. SzczupakEVPSell11,000$177.11$1,948,210.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Larry M. VenturelliCFOSell20,428$176.21$3,599,617.88View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Marc R. BitzerCOOSell4,257$175.00$744,975.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Diane M DietzDirectorBuy1,000$139.62$139,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015William D PerezDirectorBuy1,000$188.79$188,790.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015William D PerezDirectorBuy1,000$179.76$179,760.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Esther F BerrozpeEVPSell1,796$212.42$381,506.32View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Christopher J KuehnVPSell2,483$214.19$531,833.77View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015David T SzczupakEVPSell4,000$214.08$856,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Jeff M FettigCEOSell83,200$213.41$17,755,712.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Larry M VenturelliCFOSell35,886$212.65$7,631,157.90View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Marc R BitzerVice ChairmanSell10,522$212.56$2,236,556.32View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Joao Carlos BregaEVPSell12,000$210.00$2,520,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Marc R BitzerChairmanSell15,000$209.79$3,146,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014David SzczupakEVPSell28,851$152.25$4,392,564.75View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Larry VenturelliCFOSell21,864$153.02$3,345,629.28View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Michael TodmanInsiderSell36,144$153.02$5,530,754.88View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Joao Carlos BregaEVPSell8,814$152.54$1,344,487.56View SEC Filing  
4/30/2014Esther BerrozpeInsiderSell4,377$152.60$667,930.20View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Marc BitzerInsiderSell43,328$151.90$6,581,523.20View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014William PerezDirectorBuy1,000$136.07$136,070.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Michael WhiteDirectorSell9,337$153.42$1,432,482.54View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Marc BitzerInsiderSell10,000$150.16$1,501,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Michael TodmanInsiderSell23,943$147.82$3,539,254.26View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013Marc R BitzerInsiderSell9,500$150.04$1,425,380.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Jeff M FettigCEOSell40,000$146.27$5,850,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Michael TodmanInsiderSell69,000$134.99$9,314,310.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Esther F BerrozpeInsiderSell3,034$132.00$400,488.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Marc BitzerInsiderSell43,427$135.60$5,888,701.20View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Marc BitzerInsiderSell2,170$135.05$293,058.50View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Marc BitzerInsiderSell3,371$135.02$455,152.42View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Marc R BitzerInsiderSell18,528$130.23$2,412,901.44View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Joao Carlos BregaEVPSell40,448$114.44$4,628,869.12View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013David T SzczupakEVPSell25,814$118.97$3,071,091.58View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Jose A Drummond JrEVPSell10,270$110.13$1,131,035.10View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Marc R BitzerInsiderSell19,502$110.11$2,147,365.22View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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