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Is Whirlpool Corp.(NYSE: WHR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/10/1983. Whirlpool Corp. is in the Appliances industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Whirlpool Corp., is 894.14, and so far today it has a volume of 621473. Performance year to date since the 6/10/1983 is 23.58%.

To help you determine whether Whirlpool Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.17 and forward P/E is 10.47. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Whirlpool Corp. has a value for PEG of 1.5. P/S ratio is 0.65 and the P/B ratio is 2.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 19.35 and 65.33 respectively.

At the current price Whirlpool Corp. is trading at, 182.67 (1.85% today), Whirlpool Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.23%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 38.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 9.36, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.60% after growing 20.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -19.60%, and -4.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 75.4, and the number of shares float is 75.32. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 93.70%. The float short is 5.44%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.58. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.80%, and also a return on investment of 12.30%.

The ability for Whirlpool Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.68 and total debt/equity is 1.05. In terms of margins, Whirlpool Corp. has a gross margin of 17.70%, with its operating margin at 6.10%, and Whirlpool Corp. has a profit margin of 3.60%.

The 52 week high is -5.08%, with 49.56% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.07% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.28%.

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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