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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 -0.96% today. In the last week its performance is -0.75%, and 4.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Whirlpool Corp., WHR has a target price of 208.29, so today’s gain of -0.96% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.33%.

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), has a market cap of 12116.42, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 93.40%.

At the current price of 160.61, it has a dividend yield of 2.49%, and its target price is 208.29. 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 14.22, as well as a forward P/E of 9.33.

With a current EPS of 11.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.10%,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 6.07%. Since its IPO date on 6/10/1983, the total performance to date is 11.26%.

Volume today for Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), is 569400, while its average volume is 845.3. Whilst the total gain today was -0.96%, it did have a day high of -16.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.50%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Whirlpool Corp., WHR has been 32.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.81%.

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 1.06, and the P/S is 0.59, along with a P/B of 2.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.63.

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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