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Whirlpool Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.81 (-0.42 %)
(As of 12/1/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $193.80
50-Day Range
MA: $194.90
52-Week Range
Now: $193.80
Volume737,357 shs
Average Volume880,417 shs
Market Capitalization$12.12 billion
P/E Ratio14.85
Dividend Yield2.57%
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 and other small domestic appliances; and dishwasher appliances and related accessories, as well as mixers. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh, Gladiator, Speed Queen, Hotpoint, Bauknecht, Indesit, Ignis, Laden, Privileg, KIC, Consul, Brastemp, Acros, Ariston, Diqua, and Royalstar brands. It sells its products to retailers, distributors, dealers, builders, and other manufacturers, as well as directly to consumers. The company was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 4.4 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryHousehold Appliances



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.42 billion
Cash Flow$24.88 per share
Book Value$65.16 per share


Net Income$1.18 billion


Market Cap$12.12 billion
Next Earnings Date1/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.81 (-0.42 %)
(As of 12/1/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Whirlpool's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Whirlpool's stock was trading at $110.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WHR stock has increased by 75.4% and is now trading at $193.80.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Whirlpool?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Whirlpool in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Whirlpool?

Wall Street analysts have given Whirlpool a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Whirlpool wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Whirlpool's next earnings date?

Whirlpool is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 25th 2021.
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How were Whirlpool's earnings last quarter?

Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company reported $6.91 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.50 by $3.41. Whirlpool had a return on equity of 22.08% and a net margin of 4.42%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $3.97 EPS.
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How often does Whirlpool pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Whirlpool?

Whirlpool announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 19th. Investors of record on Friday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $1.25 per share on Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $5.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 19th. This is an increase from Whirlpool's previous quarterly dividend of $1.20.
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What guidance has Whirlpool issued on next quarter's earnings?

Whirlpool updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $17.50-18.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $13.71. The company issued revenue guidance of -5-7% (implying $19-19.4 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $18.24 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WHR?

8 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Whirlpool's shares. Their forecasts range from $135.00 to $237.00. On average, they expect Whirlpool's stock price to reach $183.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%.
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Are investors shorting Whirlpool?

Whirlpool saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 4,020,000 shares, a drop of 17.6% from the September 30th total of 4,880,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 699,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.7 days. Approximately 6.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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Who are some of Whirlpool's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Whirlpool own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Whirlpool investors own include Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), The Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), CVS Health (CVS), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T) and International Business Machines (IBM).

Who are Whirlpool's key executives?

Whirlpool's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55, Pay $3.77M)
  • Mr. James W. Peters, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. João Carlos Costa Brega, Exec. VP & Pres of Latin America (Age 56, Pay $1.84M)
  • Mr. Joseph T. Liotine, Exec. VP & Pres of North America (Age 47, Pay $1.93M)
  • Mr. Gilles Morel, Pres of the Europe, Middle East & Africa Region and Exec. VP (Age 54, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Christopher S. Conley, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 42)
  • Roxanne Warner, Sr. Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kirsten J. Hewitt, Sr. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. D. Jeffrey Noel, Corp. VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Tom Arent, VP of Sales & Marketing

What is Whirlpool's stock symbol?

Whirlpool trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WHR."

Who are Whirlpool's major shareholders?

Whirlpool's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.94%), State Street Corp (5.11%), Greenhaven Associates Inc. (4.48%), LSV Asset Management (3.48%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (2.48%) and Boston Partners (2.05%). Company insiders that own Whirlpool stock include Christopher S Conley, Gary T Dicamillo, Gilles Morel, James W Peters, Marc R Bitzer, Michael F Johnston and Shengpo Wu.
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Which major investors are selling Whirlpool stock?

WHR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Sound Shore Management Inc CT, Newport Trust Co, Boston Partners, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Whirlpool company stock in the last year include Christopher S Conley, Gary T Dicamillo, Gilles Morel, Marc R Bitzer, and Michael F Johnston.
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Which major investors are buying Whirlpool stock?

WHR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Iszo Capital Management LP, Albar Capital Ltd, and UBS Asset Management Americas Inc..
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Whirlpool's stock price today?

One share of WHR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $193.80.

How big of a company is Whirlpool?

Whirlpool has a market capitalization of $12.12 billion and generates $20.42 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.18 billion in net income (profit) each year or $16.00 on an earnings per share basis. Whirlpool employs 77,000 workers across the globe.

What is Whirlpool's official website?

The official website for Whirlpool is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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