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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) which is in the industry Appliances, gaining 1.02% today. In the last week its performance is -0.45%, and -7.59% for the past quarter. Currently, Whirlpool Corp., WHR has a target price of 209.71, so today’s gain of 1.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.08%.

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), has a market cap of 12577.71, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 93.40%.

At the current price of 164.35, it has a dividend yield of 2.43%, and its target price is 209.71. This is with a profit margin of 4.30%, and total debt/equity of 1.07. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has a P/E of 14.55, as well as a forward P/E of 9.49.

With a current EPS of 11.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.86%,Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.40%.

Performance for the year is 6.49%. Since its IPO date on 6/10/1983, the total performance to date is 13.85%.

Volume today for Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), is 659300, while its average volume is 881.37. Whilst the total gain today was 1.02%, it did have a day high of -14.87%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.90%, and 2.03% for the month. The 52-week low for Whirlpool Corp., WHR has been 35.29%, while the 52-week-high has reached -14.87%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.30%, and its return on assets is 4.50%. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has an operating margin of 6.60%. With a sales growth of -0.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Whirlpool Corp., WHR is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Whirlpool Corp.? Well its PEG is 1.09, and the P/S is 0.61, along with a P/B of 2.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.12.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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