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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) ?

The company in question is, Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) currently with a stock price of 170.14 (1.19% today). The market cap for Whirlpool Corporation is 12670.33, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Appliances industry. The target price for Whirlpool Corporation is 199.5. Currently Whirlpool Corporation is trading with a P/E of 14.77, and a forward P/E of 9.68. Average volume for Whirlpool Corporation is 811.75 and so far today it is 911100.

Performance in the last year for Whirlpool Corporation has been -8.44%. For EPS growth, Whirlpool Corporation has seen a growth of 17.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 12.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 18.20% over the last five years and could be 13.35% for the next five years. Whirlpool Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 2.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.63%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -0.88%.

Since the IPO date for Whirlpool Corporation on the 06/10/1983, Whirlpool Corporation has seen performance year to date to be -5.87%. With Whirlpool Corporation trading at 170.14, the dividend yield is 2.35%, and the EPS is 11.52.

So could Whirlpool Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 14.77. The PEG is 1.11, P/S is 0.61 and the P/B is at 2.68. The P/cash is 11.68, with P/free cash flow at 50.88.

Whirlpool Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.81, and total debt/equity at 0.94.

In terms of margins, Whirlpool Corporation has a gross margin of 17.80%, an operating margin of 6.50% and a profit margin of 4.30%.Payout ratio for Whirlpool Corporation is 33.40%. Return on assets come to 4.50% with return on investment coming to 12.60%.

Insider ownership for Whirlpool Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 95.40%. Outstanding shares are at 74.47. While shares float is 73.97. The float short is currently 6.50%, and short ratio is 5.92.

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