Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) to Release Earnings on Thursday

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) will release its earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. Analysts expect Whirlpool Corporation to post earnings of $3.54 per share for the quarter. Whirlpool Corporation has set its FY17 guidance at $14.75-15.50 EPS.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) last issued its earnings results on Monday, April 24th. The company reported $2.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.65 by $0.15. Whirlpool Corporation had a return on equity of 18.37% and a net margin of 4.27%. The company had revenue of $4.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.74 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.63 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Whirlpool Corporation to post $15.10 EPS for the current fiscal year and $17.42 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) opened at 195.52 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $14.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.83 and a beta of 1.81. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $187.92 and a 200 day moving average price of $180.07. Whirlpool Corporation has a 52 week low of $145.91 and a 52 week high of $202.99.

In other Whirlpool Corporation news, insider Marc R. Bitzer sold 19,314 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $183.84, for a total value of $3,550,685.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 2.69% of the company’s stock.

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WHR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “top pick” rating and issued a $216.00 price target (down previously from $226.00) on shares of Whirlpool Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Zacks Investment Research cut Whirlpool Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Whirlpool Corporation in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $208.00 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Whirlpool Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $193.50.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The Company’s segments include North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin America, and Asia. In North America, the Company markets and distributes home appliances and small domestic appliances under a range of brand names.

Earnings History for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

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