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Morning Trending Tickers: Whirlpool Corporation, (WHR)

Friday February 24th 2017: Whirlpool Corporation, WHR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Appliances in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Whirlpool Corporation, WHR  has a market cap of 14.48 B. Since its IPO date on the 06/10/1983, Whirlpool Corporation, WHR performance year to date is 5.77%. Today Whirlpool Corporation, WHR has gained -0.78%, with a current price of 190.75.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 99.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 33.90%. Return of assets are at 4.50%, with return on investment at 12.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Whirlpool Corporation, WHR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.81. While Total debt/equity is 1.05. With a profit margin of 4.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.70%, and operating margin of 6.40%. Whirlpool Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Whirlpool Corporation, WHR has seen a EPS growth of 17.10%. A performance for the year of 10.62%. The 52-week high is -6.03%, and the 52-week low is 30.73%. The average volume for Whirlpool Corporation, WHR is 22050.

With a target price of 204.22, can Whirlpool Corporation, WHR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Whirlpool Corporation, WHR. Whirlpool Corporation has a P/E of 16.56 and a forward P/E of 11.06. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.26. Whirlpool Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.69 and 2.99 respectively. For P/cash, Whirlpool Corporation has a value of 15.23, while it is 30.95 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 190.75, Whirlpool Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.29%. We see a return on equity of 18.30%.

Looking more long-term Whirlpool Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.14% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 17.10% for this year and for the last five years a 18.20% growth has been seen.

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