About Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR)
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 laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other small domestic appliances. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, and Hotpoint. Whirlpool Corporation sells its products to retailers, distributors, dealers, builders, and other manufacturers. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Household appliances
Trailing P/E Ratio10.96
Forward P/E Ratio9.86
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$21.25 billion
Price / Sales0.50
Cash Flow$23.4208 per share
Price / Cash6.44
Book Value$72.22 per share
Price / Book2.09
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.74
Net Income$350 million
Return on Equity19.07%
Return on Assets5.09%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $1.15 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $4.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 17th. This is an increase from Whirlpool's previous quarterly dividend of $1.10. View Whirlpool's Dividend History.
How will Whirlpool's stock buyback program work?
Whirlpool announced that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $2,350,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 16.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter?
Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The company reported $2.81 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.96 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $4.91 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.95 billion. Whirlpool had a net margin of 1.36% and a return on equity of 19.07%. Whirlpool's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.50 EPS. View Whirlpool's Earnings History.
When is Whirlpool's next earnings date?
What guidance has Whirlpool issued on next quarter's earnings?
Whirlpool issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $14.50-15.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $15.28.
What price target have analysts set for WHR?
9 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Whirlpool's stock. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate Whirlpool's stock price to reach $176.1429 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool.
Are investors shorting Whirlpool?
Whirlpool saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 9,224,218 shares, an increase of 169.6% from the May 15th total of 3,421,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,930,366 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 13.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
Who are some of Whirlpool's key competitors?
Who are Whirlpool's key executives?
Whirlpool's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Jeffrey M. Fettig, Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
- Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer, Pres, CEO, & Director (Age 53)
- Mr. James W. Peters, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
- Mr. David T. Szczupak, Exec. VP of Global Product Organization (Age 62)
- Mr. Joao Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 54)
Has Whirlpool been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about WHR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 44.88 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders?
Whirlpool's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.96%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.09%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (2.90%), LSV Asset Management (2.39%), Newport Trust Co (1.91%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.72%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include David T Szczupak, Esther F Berrozpe, Greg Creed, James W Peters, Jeff M Fettig, Joao Carlos Brega, Joseph T Liotine, Marc R Bitzer and William D Perez. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Whirlpool.
Which major investors are selling Whirlpool stock?
WHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., Atlantic Trust Group LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Federated Investors Inc. PA, Suntrust Banks Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool.
Which major investors are buying Whirlpool stock?
WHR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Roystone Capital Management LP, BlackRock Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Tyvor Capital LLC and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC. Company insiders that have bought Whirlpool stock in the last two years include 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 $150.71.
How big of a company is Whirlpool?
Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $10.76 billion and generates $21.25 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $350 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.74 on an earnings per share basis. Whirlpool employs 92,000 workers across the globe.
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]
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