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How has Whirlpool Corp.:(NYSE:WHR) performed recently?

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12504.42. It is in the Appliances industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 14.53, a forward P/E of 9.54 and EPS of 11.3. At a stock price of 164.1 (1.13%) it has a dividend yield of 2.44%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 4.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 20.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 17.10% and more long-term 13.40% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 87.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.20%.

For performance, Whirlpool Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 1.12%. For the last month performance for Whirlpool Corp. is -8.12%. While the last quarter is -1.72% and half year, -8.02%. Finally for the year, performance is 8.87%.

The 52-week high for Whirlpool Corp., is at -15.00%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.08%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.10% and -0.82% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.63%, and for the month it is 2.09%. Whirlpool Corp., has a target price of 208.29.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.76, and for total debt/equity Whirlpool Corp. has 1.07. The gross margin is 18.00%, while operating margin is 6.60%, the profit margin is 4.30%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 93.40%. Whirlpool Corp. has a payout ratio of 32.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 76.2. The shares float is 74.81, with the float short at 6.36%, with short ratio coming to 5.97.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Whirlpool Corp., get 4.50%, with its returns on investment at 12.30%. Return on equity is 18.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 208.29, reached soon?

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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