NYSE:WHR - Whirlpool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $115.43 -1.21 (-1.04 %) (As of 12/12/2018 04:29 AM ET)Previous Close$116.64Today's Range$114.41 - $118.5252-Week Range$102.13 - $187.47Volume827,645 shsAverage Volume1.21 million shsMarket Capitalization$7.68 billionP/E Ratio8.40Dividend Yield3.82%Beta1.53 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive WHR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for WHR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Household appliances Sub-IndustryHousehold Appliances SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNYSE:WHR Previous Symbol CUSIP96332010 Webwww.whirlpoolcorp.com Phone269-923-5000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.44 Current Ratio0.87 Quick Ratio0.58 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.40 Forward P/E Ratio7.91 P/E Growth0.81 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$21.25 billion Price / Sales0.35 Cash Flow$22.6333 per share Price / Cash Flow5.10 Book Value$72.22 per share Price / Book1.60 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.74 Net Income$350 million Net Margins-2.95% Return on Equity23.93% Return on Assets5.18% Miscellaneous Employees92,000 Outstanding Shares63,810,000Market Cap$7.68 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $1.15 per share on Saturday, December 15th. This represents a $4.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.99%. 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 approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $2,350,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 16.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter? Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company reported $4.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.76 by $0.79. The firm had revenue of $5.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.34 billion. Whirlpool had a positive return on equity of 23.93% and a negative net margin of 2.95%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $3.83 EPS. View Whirlpool's Earnings History. When is Whirlpool's next earnings date? Whirlpool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool. How can I listen to Whirlpool's earnings call? Whirlpool will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Whirlpool issued on next quarter's earnings? Whirlpool issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $14.50-$14.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $13.99. Whirlpool also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $14.50-14.80 EPS. What price target have analysts set for WHR? 12 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Whirlpool's stock. Their forecasts range from $107.00 to $185.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool's stock price to reach $144.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Whirlpool. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Whirlpool? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Whirlpool in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool. Has Whirlpool been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about WHR stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a daily sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Whirlpool's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Whirlpool include A. O. Smith (AOS), Electrolux (ELUXY), Sodastream International (SODA), iRobot (IRBT), Viomi Technology (VIOT), NACCO Industries (NC), Blackridge Technology International (BRTI) and Bollente Companies (BOLC). 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. Joao Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 54)Mr. Joseph T. Liotine, Exec. VP & Pres of North America (Age 45) Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders? Whirlpool's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Primecap Management Co. CA (11.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.63%), BlackRock Inc. (6.95%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.46%), LSV Asset Management (3.43%) and Lyrical Asset Management LP (2.55%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include Diane M Dietz, Esther F Berrozpe, Greg Creed, James W Peters, Jeff M Fettig, 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 Levin Capital Strategies L.P., BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Capital Guardian Trust Co., King Luther Capital Management Corp, ING Groep NV, AQR Capital Management LLC and Deutsche Bank AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool. Which major investors are buying Whirlpool stock? WHR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Primecap Management Co. CA, LSV Asset Management, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Manitou Investment Management Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Lyrical Asset Management LP and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 $115.43. How big of a company is Whirlpool? Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $7.68 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 409 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 338 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 747MarketBeat'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. 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