NYSE:WHR - Whirlpool Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $129.04 -4.97 (-3.71 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$129.04Today's Range$128.92 - $133.785052-Week Range$99.40 - $167.54Volume964,033 shsAverage Volume838,677 shsMarket Capitalization$8.21 billionP/E Ratio8.51Dividend Yield3.43%Beta1.63 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 refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, and refrigerator water filters; laundry appliances and related laundry accessories; cooking appliances and other small domestic appliances; and dishwasher appliances and related accessories. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh, Gladiator, Estate, Inglis, Speed Queen, Hotpoint, Bauknecht, Indesit, Ignis, Laden, Privileg, KIC, Consul, Brastemp, Acros, Ariston, Sanyo, Diqua, and Royalstar brands. It 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 CIK106640 Webwww.whirlpoolcorp.com Phone269-923-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.26 Current Ratio0.82 Quick Ratio0.55Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.51 Forward P/E Ratio8.80 P/E Growth1.9 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$21.04 billion Price / Sales0.39 Cash Flow$36.3493 per share Price / Cash Flow3.55 Book Value$50.23 per share Price / Book2.57Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$15.16 Net Income$-183,000,000.00 Net Margins-0.87% Return on Equity27.24% Return on Assets5.34%Miscellaneous Employees92,000 Outstanding Shares63,620,000Market Cap$8.21 billion Next Earnings Date4/22/2019 (Estimated) 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 Tuesday, February 19th. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $1.15 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $4.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. View Whirlpool's Dividend History. How will Whirlpool's stock buyback program work? Whirlpool announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, July 27th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $2,350,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 16.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter? Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) posted its earnings results on Monday, January, 28th. The company reported $4.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.30 by $0.45. The company had revenue of $5.66 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.76 billion. Whirlpool had a positive return on equity of 27.24% and a negative net margin of 0.87%. The company's revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $4.10 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, April 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Whirlpool. What guidance has Whirlpool issued on next quarter's earnings? Whirlpool issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $14.00-15.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $15.99. Whirlpool also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $14.00-15.00 EPS. What price target have analysts set for WHR? 11 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Whirlpool's stock. Their predictions range from $107.00 to $185.00. On average, they anticipate Whirlpool's share price to reach $146.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% 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 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Whirlpool. Has Whirlpool been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about WHR stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Whirlpool earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Whirlpool's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Whirlpool include A. O. Smith (AOS), Electrolux (ELUXY), iRobot (IRBT), Sodastream International (SODA), Viomi Technology (VIOT), NACCO Industries (NC), Blackridge Technology International (BRTI) and Bollente Companies (BOLC). What other stocks do shareholders of Whirlpool own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Whirlpool investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Tesla (TSLA), Intel (INTC), Boeing (BA), General Electric (GE), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are Whirlpool's key executives? Whirlpool's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 54)Mr. James W. Peters, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. João Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 55)Mr. Joseph T. Liotine, Exec. VP & Pres of North America (Age 46)Mr. Matthew M. Nochowitz, VP, Corp. Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46) Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders? Whirlpool's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.91%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (5.18%), American International Group Inc. (4.89%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.44%), LSV Asset Management (3.43%) and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.15%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include Diane M Dietz, Joseph T Liotine, Marc R Bitzer, Michael F Johnston 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 Bessemer Group Inc., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Bank of America Corp DE, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Gendell Jeffrey L, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Whirlpool company stock in the last year include Joseph T Liotine and Michael F Johnston. View Insider Buying and Selling for Whirlpool. Which institutional investors are buying Whirlpool stock? WHR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, American International Group Inc., Norges Bank, FMR LLC, Capital Advisors Inc. OK, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Perpetual Ltd and Markel Corp. Company insiders that have bought Whirlpool stock in the last two years include Diane M Dietz 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 $129.04. How big of a company is Whirlpool? Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $8.21 billion and generates $21.04 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-183,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $15.16 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: 444 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 379 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 823MarketBeat'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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a buy-side analyst different from a sell-side analyst?