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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) which is in the industry Appliances, gaining 0.19% today. In the last week its performance is -1.68%, and 2.35% for the past quarter. Currently, Whirlpool Corp., WHR has a target price of 209.71, so today’s gain of 0.19% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.72%.

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), has a market cap of 13401.89, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 93.30%.

At the current price of 177.98, it has a dividend yield of 2.25%, and its target price is 209.71. This is with a profit margin of 4.30%, and total debt/equity of 1.07. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has a P/E of 15.76, as well as a forward P/E of 10.26.

With a current EPS of 11.3, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 17.98%,Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 4.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 13.40%.

Performance for the year is 10.15%. Since its IPO date on 6/10/1983, the total performance to date is 23.30%.

Volume today for Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), is 430400, while its average volume is 823.83. Whilst the total gain today was 0.19%, it did have a day high of -7.81%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.38%, and 1.48% for the month. The 52-week low for Whirlpool Corp., WHR has been 46.51%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.81%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.30%, and its return on assets is 4.50%. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has an operating margin of 6.60%. With a sales growth of -0.20% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Whirlpool Corp., WHR is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Whirlpool Corp.? Well its PEG is 1.18, and the P/S is 0.65, along with a P/B of 2.78. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.97.

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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