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

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$127.24 -0.42 (-0.33 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 01:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$127.24
Today's Range$126.02 - $128.25
52-Week Range$122.20 - $190.73
Volume484,380 shs
Average Volume1.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.22 billion
P/E Ratio9.26
Dividend Yield3.69%
Beta1.59
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.43
Current Ratio0.92
Quick Ratio0.59

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.26
Forward P/E Ratio8.96
P/E Growth0.97

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.25 billion
Price / Sales0.39
Cash Flow$23.6067 per share
Price / Cash5.39
Book Value$72.22 per share
Price / Book1.76

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$13.74
Net Income$350 million
Net Margins-2.62%
Return on Equity20.73%
Return on Assets5.00%

Miscellaneous

Employees92,000
Outstanding Shares64,560,000
Market Cap$8.22 billion

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. Shareholders 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 3.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 17th. This is a positive change 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 authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $2,350,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 16.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter?

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 23rd. The company reported $3.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.63 by $0.43. The firm had revenue of $5.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.29 billion. Whirlpool had a positive return on equity of 20.73% and a negative net margin of 2.62%. The business's revenue was down 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $3.35 earnings per share. View Whirlpool's Earnings History.

When is Whirlpool's next earnings date?

Whirlpool is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 22nd 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, July, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $14.20-14.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $15.62.

What price target have analysts set for WHR?

11 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Whirlpool's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $200.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool's share price to reach $174.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 37.3% 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 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool.

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. Joao Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 54)
  • Mr. Joseph T. Liotine, Exec. VP & Pres of North America (Age 45)

Has Whirlpool been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WHR stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 48.06 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Whirlpool.

Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders?

Whirlpool's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.34%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.07%), LSV Asset Management (2.94%), Newport Trust Co (2.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.89%) and Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (1.33%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include David T Szczupak, 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Millennium Management LLC, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia and Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC. 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 Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Hexavest Inc., LSV Asset Management, South Texas Money Management Ltd., ING Groep NV, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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 $127.24.

How big of a company is Whirlpool?

Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $8.22 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 (NYSE WHR)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  366 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  655
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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