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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 0.23% today. In the last week its performance is 3.76%, and -5.86% for the past quarter. Currently, Whirlpool Corp., WHR has a target price of 206.67, so today’s gain of 0.23% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.75%.

Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), has a market cap of 13464.89, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 93.80%.

At the current price of 174.19, it has a dividend yield of 2.30%, and its target price is 206.67. This is with a profit margin of 3.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.05. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has a P/E of 18.62, as well as a forward P/E of 10.17.

With a current EPS of 9.36, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 16.60%,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 12.75%.

Performance for the year is 2.74%. Since its IPO date on 6/10/1983, the total performance to date is 20.02%.

Volume today for Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR), is 596400, while its average volume is 896.93. Whilst the total gain today was 0.23%, it did have a day high of -3.86%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.80%, and 2.35% for the month. The 52-week low for Whirlpool Corp., WHR has been 42.62%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.49%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.30%, and its return on assets is 3.80%. Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE:WHR) has an operating margin of 6.10%. With a sales growth of -4.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Whirlpool Corp., WHR is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.68, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Whirlpool Corp.? Well its PEG is 1.46, and the P/S is 0.65, along with a P/B of 2.83. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 19.26.

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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