NYSE:WHR - Whirlpool Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$147.81 -2.82 (-1.87 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 10:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$149.24
Today's Range$147.78 - $149.24
52-Week Range$143.11 - $200.61
Volume8,599 shs
Average Volume2.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.76 billion
P/E Ratio10.96
Dividend Yield3.03%
Beta1.8
Whirlpool logoWhirlpool 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.80
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio10.96
Forward P/E Ratio9.66
P/E Growth1.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.25 billion
Price / Sales0.49
Cash Flow$22.9519 per share
Price / Cash6.44
Book Value$72.22 per share
Price / Book2.05

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.74
Net Income$350 million
Net Margins1.36%
Return on Equity19.07%
Return on Assets5.09%

Miscellaneous

Employees92,000
Outstanding Shares70,790,000

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, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $1.15 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $4.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend 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 declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $2,350,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 16.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter?

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) announced its earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The company reported $2.81 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.96 by $0.15. The company had revenue of $4.91 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.95 billion. Whirlpool had a return on equity of 19.07% and a net margin of 1.36%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.50 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, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool.

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 earnings per share 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Whirlpool's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool's share 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 the month of 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 trading volume of 3,930,366 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 13.3% of the shares of the company 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?

Media stories about WHR stock have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a coverage optimism score of 0.48 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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. (6.96%), 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Whirlpool stock?

WHR stock was acquired 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 $150.63.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Whirlpool (WHR)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  337 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  252 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  589
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 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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