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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 12408.49. It is in the Appliances industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 17.52, a forward P/E of 9.57 and EPS of 9.36. At a stock price of 163.96 (-1.98%) 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 16.60% and more long-term 12.75% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -19.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -4.70%.

For performance, Whirlpool Corp. the past week has seen a gain of 6.15%. For the last month performance for Whirlpool Corp. is -5.67%. While the last quarter is -8.96% and half year, 12.04%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.56%.

The 52-week high for Whirlpool Corp., is at -14.80%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.24%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.38% and 3.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.41%, and for the month it is 2.33%. Whirlpool Corp., has a target price of 206.67.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.68, and for total debt/equity Whirlpool Corp. has 1.05. The gross margin is 17.70%, while operating margin is 6.10%, the profit margin is 3.60%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.6.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 93.60%. Whirlpool Corp. has a payout ratio of 38.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 75.68. The shares float is 75.32, with the float short at 5.83%, with short ratio coming to 4.85.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Whirlpool Corp., get 3.80%, with its returns on investment at 12.30%. Return on equity is 15.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 206.67, 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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