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Whirlpool Corporation (WHR)

  • Jul. 19, 2013, 7:07 AM
    More on Whirlpool (WHR) Q2 earnings: FY2013 EPS guidance is upped $0.25 to $10.05-$10.55. Free cash flow generation is raised $50M to $650M-$700M. "Given the strong underlying trends in our business, we recently resumed our share repurchase program ... Sales increased in every region of the world as we continued to expand margins." Shares +3.9% premarket. (PR)
    | Jul. 19, 2013, 7:07 AM | Comment!
  • Jun. 21, 2013, 12:25 PM
    Shares of Whirlpool (WHR -5.1%) and Select Comfort (SCSS -2.9%) trade weak on what some analysts are calling a delayed reaction to weakness in the homebuilding sector. The pair are also acting as a bit of a drag for the Homebuilders ETF (XHB -2.8%) of which they are a holding.
    | Jun. 21, 2013, 12:25 PM | Comment!
  • Apr. 24, 2013, 9:46 AM
    Shares of Whirlpool (WHR -6.4%) get thrashed around after the company's Q1 report showed weak revenue despite U.S. energy tax credits which were supposed to drive sales. Latin America sales were also a concern, down 7.7% Y/Y inclusive of currency swings.
    | Apr. 24, 2013, 9:46 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 31, 2013, 12:00 PM
    Whirlpool (WHR +2.9%) CEO Jeff Fettig thinks the company's demand in the U.S. will grow by 2% to 3% this year as the housing market keep up forward momentum. The appliance seller expects slightly better results in Latin America and Asia, forecasting 3% and 5% growth, respectively. (earnings)
    | Jan. 31, 2013, 12:00 PM | Comment!
  • Oct. 24, 2012, 11:04 AM
    Whirlpool (WHR +3.2%) rides an upgrade from Goldman Sachs to greater heights. The firm took the company up to Buy from Sell with a generous price target of $110 that leaves plenty of upside potential.
    | Oct. 24, 2012, 11:04 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jul. 30, 2012, 1:17 PM
    Whirlpool (WHR +0.4%) jumps on news that the U.S. has agreed to set duties on Korean washing-machines.
    | Jul. 30, 2012, 1:17 PM | 2 Comments
  • Jul. 24, 2012, 9:04 AM
    Whirlpool (WHR) -4.8% premarket following its earnings report in which decent results in North and Latin America were offset by weakness in Europe. Forgetting the Continent, the company is showing some pricing power in North America, with sales higher by 4% even as volume shrunk 2%. (PR)
    | Jul. 24, 2012, 9:04 AM | Comment!
  • May 30, 2012, 2:41 PM
    Shares of Whirlpool (WHR +4.0%) move up after the U.S. International Trade Administration rules that rivals Samsung and LG dumped washing machines in the U.S. at prices below fair value. The Commerce Department plans to tag duties on imports of washing machines as a temporary response to the practice.
    | May 30, 2012, 2:41 PM | Comment!
  • May 16, 2012, 1:09 PM
    Whirlpool (WHR +2.3%) jumps higher despite yesterday's revelation that John Paulson shed his stake in the company - a move that NBG's Brian Sozzi tweets is telling based on the company's "durable competitive advantages." Today's minor run in share price has been helped by a strong presentation by management at a JPMorgan homebuilding conference that includes a reiteration of full-year EPS at $6.50-$7.00.
    | May 16, 2012, 1:09 PM | Comment!
  • Apr. 17, 2012, 12:14 PM
    Shares of Whirlpool (WHR -5.2%) are getting hit today after the ITC sides with LG in its antidumping case, saying that unlawfully traded bottom-mount refrigerators imported from South Korea and Mexico did not cause material injury to the U.S. industry.
    | Apr. 17, 2012, 12:14 PM | Comment!
  • Mar. 30, 2012, 12:07 PM
    Goldman ups the Building Products group to Neutral citing improving sales trends and easing commodity prices. The firm's top pick in the space is Buy rated Owens Corning (OC +1%) given its pricing power, and its least favorites remain Sell rated Whirlpool (WHR +0.5%) and USG (USG -1.8%) given weak fundamentals.
    | Mar. 30, 2012, 12:07 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 27, 2012, 1:42 PM
    Whirlpool (WHR +6.1%) posts a healthy gain after the NAR's rosier-than-expected pending home sales report bodes well for a pick up in appliance purchasing in the near future by U.S. households.
    | Feb. 27, 2012, 1:42 PM | Comment!
  • Feb. 1, 2012, 2:39 PM
    At least one analyst, Virtual Research's Jeff Sprague, isn't buying all the optimism at Whirlpool (WHR +17.8%), given that in 2012 the company must pay $275M in a Brazilian legal settlement, $110M for anti-trust resolutions, $250M in pension contributions and $279M in restructuring cash outlays. Targets look "extremely optimistic... We reiterate our Sell Rating."
    | Feb. 1, 2012, 2:39 PM | 4 Comments
  • Feb. 1, 2012, 12:37 PM
    Whirlpool (WHR +18%) soars despite Q4 revenues missing estimates earlier today. Net profit jumped 20% Y/Y as the appliance maker cut costs and saw sales improve in North America. What's driving the shares today is the company's better than anticipated FY12 guidance. It now expects FY12 EPS to be around $6.50 to $7.00 ex-special items, far above the Street view of $5.85.
    | Feb. 1, 2012, 12:37 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 28, 2011, 10:18 AM
    Shares of Whirlpool (WHR +2.1%) perk up on heavy volume after yesterday's steep selloff touched off by troubles at Sears looks overdone to investors. Will Whirlpool's fortunes get a lift from improved consumer confidence or stay weighed down by a slumping housing market?
    | Dec. 28, 2011, 10:18 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 27, 2011, 10:51 AM
    The debacle (I, II) at Sears taints shares of Whirlpool (WHR -6.6%) with the concern that fewer Sears stores could translate to less sales of the firm's products.
    | Dec. 27, 2011, 10:51 AM | 4 Comments
Company Description
Whirlpool Corp is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. It produces and sells washers, dryers, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, freezers, microwave ovens, ranges, air purifiers, and other typical household appliances.
Industry: Appliances
Country: United States