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Whirlpool

NYSE:WHR
Snowflake Description

Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
WHR
NYSE
$8B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Consumer Durables
Company description

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products. The last earnings update was 34 days ago. More info.


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WHR Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-2.4%
NYSE:WHR
-1.2%
US Consumer Durables
2.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-15.6%
NYSE:WHR
-11.2%
US Consumer Durables
1.9%
US Market
WHR Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Whirlpool (WHR) -2.4% -4.3% 18.2% -15.6% -24.9% -6.7%
US Consumer Durables -1.2% 0.5% 15.1% -11.2% 6.5% 21.6%
US Market 2.4% 1.7% 11.9% 1.9% 38.2% 42.4%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • WHR underperformed the Consumer Durables industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.
  • WHR underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility
WHR
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

WHR Value

 Is Whirlpool undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Whirlpool to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data    Our intrinsic value calculation method has changed recently, learn more here.

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Whirlpool.

NYSE:WHR Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 10 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 10.4%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NYSE:WHR
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Consumer Durables Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.91
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.914 (1 + (1- 21%) (71.06%))
1.286
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.29
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.286 * 5.96%)
10.39%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NYSE:WHR using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Whirlpool is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NYSE:WHR DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 10.39%)
2019 885.40 Analyst x6 802.04
2020 991.25 Analyst x6 813.39
2021 1,099.00 Analyst x2 816.90
2022 1,169.00 Analyst x2 787.13
2023 1,338.00 Analyst x1 816.10
2024 1,439.49 Est @ 7.59% 795.34
2025 1,527.72 Est @ 6.13% 764.62
2026 1,605.77 Est @ 5.11% 728.02
2027 1,676.36 Est @ 4.4% 688.47
2028 1,741.66 Est @ 3.9% 647.95
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $7,659.95
NYSE:WHR DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $1,741.66 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (10.39% – 2.73%)
$23,347.87
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $23,347.87 ÷ (1 + 10.39%)10
$8,686.02
NYSE:WHR Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $7,659.95 + $8,686.02
$16,345.97
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $16,345.97 / 63.62
$256.93
NYSE:WHR Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $256.93
Current discount Discount to share price of $133.31
= -1 x ($133.31 - $256.93) / $256.93
48.1%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price Whirlpool is available for.
Intrinsic value
48%
Share price is $133.31 vs Future cash flow value of $256.93
Current Discount Checks
For Whirlpool to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • Whirlpool's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).
  • Whirlpool's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Whirlpool's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Whirlpool's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $-2.72
NYSE:WHR Share Price ** NYSE (2019-03-18) in USD $133.31
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 47 Publicly-Listed Consumer Durables Companies 12.1x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,055 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.61x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Whirlpool.

NYSE:WHR PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NYSE:WHR Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 133.31 ÷ -2.72

-48.97x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Whirlpool is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Consumer Durables industry average.
  • Whirlpool is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Whirlpool's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -48.97x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 10 Analysts
25.3%per year
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 36 Publicly-Listed Consumer Durables Companies 1.23x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,109 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Whirlpool, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Whirlpool's assets?
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-12-31) in USD $36.06
NYSE:WHR Share Price * NYSE (2019-03-18) in USD $133.31
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 69 Publicly-Listed Consumer Durables Companies 1.36x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,152 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.87x
NYSE:WHR PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NYSE:WHR Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 133.31 ÷ 36.06

3.7x

* Primary Listing of Whirlpool.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Whirlpool is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Whirlpool's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Consumer Durables industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Consumer Durables industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Whirlpool has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR Future Performance

 How is Whirlpool expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
25.3%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Whirlpool expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Whirlpool's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Whirlpool's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • Whirlpool's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NYSE:WHR Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 10 Analysts 25.3%
NYSE:WHR Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 10 Analysts 0.1%
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 17%
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.5%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 10 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NYSE:WHR Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 21,669 1,144 2
2022-12-31 20,784 1,742 1,050 3
2021-12-31 20,469 1,711 987 3
2020-12-31 20,479 1,549 972 10
2019-12-31 20,371 1,473 843 10
NYSE:WHR Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-12-31 21,037 1,229 -183
2018-09-30 21,079 682 -621
2018-06-30 21,171 871 -555
2018-03-31 21,378 986 291
2017-12-31 21,253 1,264 350
2017-09-30 21,207 1,345 798
2017-06-30 21,037 1,416 760
2017-03-31 20,888 1,429 891
2016-12-31 20,718 1,203 888
2016-09-30 20,622 1,207 888
2016-06-30 20,651 1,218 885
2016-03-31 20,661 1,133 742

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Whirlpool's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • Whirlpool's revenue is expected to grow by 0.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 10 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Whirlpool Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:WHR Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31 17.83 17.83 17.83 1.00
2021-12-31 16.58 16.85 16.30 2.00
2020-12-31 15.92 16.78 14.88 6.00
2019-12-31 13.55 14.96 12.39 6.00
NYSE:WHR Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-12-31 -2.72
2018-09-30 -9.00
2018-06-30 -7.80
2018-03-31 4.02
2017-12-31 4.77
2017-09-30 10.75
2017-06-30 10.14
2017-03-31 11.81
2016-12-31 11.67
2016-09-30 11.56
2016-06-30 11.40
2016-03-31 9.47

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Whirlpool is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
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Future performance checks
We assess Whirlpool's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Whirlpool has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR Past Performance

  How has Whirlpool performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Whirlpool's growth in the last year to its industry (Consumer Durables).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Whirlpool does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Whirlpool's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Whirlpool's 1-year growth to the US Consumer Durables industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Whirlpool's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Whirlpool Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:WHR Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-12-31 21,037.00 -183.00 2,201.00
2018-09-30 21,079.00 -621.00 2,230.00
2018-06-30 21,171.00 -555.00 2,184.00
2018-03-31 21,378.00 291.00 2,165.00
2017-12-31 21,253.00 350.00 2,135.00
2017-09-30 21,207.00 798.00 2,103.00
2017-06-30 21,037.00 760.00 2,105.00
2017-03-31 20,888.00 891.00 2,119.00
2016-12-31 20,718.00 888.00 2,094.00
2016-09-30 20,622.00 888.00 2,090.00
2016-06-30 20,651.00 885.00 2,094.00
2016-03-31 20,661.00 742.00 2,107.00
2015-12-31 20,891.00 783.00 2,100.00
2015-09-30 21,334.00 684.00 2,259.00
2015-06-30 20,881.00 679.00 2,162.00
2015-03-31 20,355.00 681.00 2,057.00
2014-12-31 19,872.00 650.00 2,038.00
2014-09-30 18,959.00 750.00 1,803.00
2014-06-30 18,818.00 716.00 1,831.00
2014-03-31 18,884.00 735.00 1,833.00
2013-12-31 18,769.00 827.00 1,828.00
2013-09-30 18,470.00 768.00 1,819.00
2013-06-30 18,281.00 646.00 1,779.00
2013-03-31 18,043.00 561.00 1,773.00
2012-12-31 18,143.00 401.00 1,757.00
2012-09-30 18,263.00 484.00 1,694.00
2012-06-30 18,394.00 587.00 1,668.00
2012-03-31 18,613.00 313.00 1,646.00

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Whirlpool has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • Whirlpool used its assets less efficiently than the US Consumer Durables industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • It is difficult to establish if Whirlpool improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Whirlpool's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Consumer Durables industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Whirlpool has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR Health

 How is Whirlpool's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Whirlpool's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Whirlpool's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Whirlpool's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Whirlpool's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.3x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Whirlpool Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NYSE:WHR Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-12-31 3,205.00 6,027.00 1,498.00
2018-09-30 3,308.00 7,181.00 1,032.00
2018-06-30 3,344.00 6,839.00 1,057.00
2018-03-31 5,220.00 5,882.00 1,041.00
2017-12-31 5,128.00 5,218.00 1,196.00
2017-09-30 5,687.00 5,782.00 1,087.00
2017-06-30 5,680.00 5,401.00 1,041.00
2017-03-31 5,775.00 5,033.00 951.00
2016-12-31 5,728.00 4,470.00 1,085.00
2016-09-30 5,967.00 5,389.00 1,025.00
2016-06-30 5,833.00 5,219.00 959.00
2016-03-31 5,696.00 5,009.00 699.00
2015-12-31 5,674.00 3,998.00 772.00
2015-09-30 5,789.00 4,812.00 698.00
2015-06-30 5,848.00 4,757.00 691.00
2015-03-31 5,744.00 4,631.00 704.00
2014-12-31 5,796.00 4,347.00 1,026.00
2014-09-30 5,311.00 3,149.00 987.00
2014-06-30 5,351.00 2,776.00 945.00
2014-03-31 5,213.00 3,274.00 1,672.00
2013-12-31 5,034.00 2,463.00 1,380.00
2013-09-30 4,786.00 2,445.00 826.00
2013-06-30 4,658.00 2,451.00 670.00
2013-03-31 4,586.00 2,452.00 750.00
2012-12-31 4,367.00 2,461.00 1,168.00
2012-09-30 4,441.00 2,450.00 518.00
2012-06-30 4,318.00 2,435.00 426.00
2012-03-31 4,458.00 2,489.00 583.00
  • Whirlpool's level of debt (188%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (49.1% vs 188% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.4%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Whirlpool is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
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Financial health checks
We assess Whirlpool's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Whirlpool has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR Dividends

 What is Whirlpool's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
3.45%
Current annual income from Whirlpool dividends. Estimated to be 3.61% next year.
If you bought $2,000 of Whirlpool shares you are expected to receive $69 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Whirlpool's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.45%).
  • Whirlpool's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.64%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NYSE:WHR Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 10 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Consumer Durables Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 21 Stocks 2.3%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2004 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NYSE:WHR Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31
2022-12-31
2021-12-31
2020-12-31 4.89 4.00
2019-12-31 4.75 5.00
NYSE:WHR Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-02-19 4.600 3.266
2018-10-15 4.600 3.888
2018-08-21 4.600 3.826
2018-04-17 4.600 3.154
2018-02-20 4.400 2.801
2017-10-16 4.400 2.602
2017-08-15 4.400 2.519
2017-04-17 4.400 2.379
2017-02-21 4.000 2.309
2016-10-18 4.000 2.341
2016-08-16 4.000 2.363
2016-04-19 4.000 2.258
2016-02-16 3.600 2.154
2015-10-21 3.600 2.455
2015-08-18 3.600 2.234
2015-04-21 3.600 1.994
2015-02-17 3.000 1.487
2014-10-21 3.000 1.605
2014-08-19 3.000 2.003
2014-04-14 3.000 2.067
2014-02-18 2.500 1.723
2013-10-14 2.500 1.706
2013-08-20 2.500 1.814
2013-04-16 2.500 2.013
2013-02-19 2.000 1.743
2012-10-16 2.000 1.971
2012-08-21 2.000 2.483
2012-04-17 2.000 3.162
2012-02-21 2.000 2.685
2011-10-17 2.000 3.752
2011-08-16 2.000 3.641
2011-04-18 2.000 2.610
2011-02-15 1.720 2.084
2010-10-19 1.720 2.062
2010-08-17 1.720 2.195
2010-04-20 1.720 1.820
2010-02-16 1.720 1.953
2009-10-19 1.720 2.228
2009-08-18 1.720 2.562
2009-04-21 1.720 3.722
2009-03-19 1.720 5.329

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Whirlpool's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • The company is paying a dividend however it is incurring a loss.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (3.5x coverage).
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Whirlpool's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Whirlpool afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Whirlpool has a total score of 4/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR Management

 What is the CEO of Whirlpool's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Marc Bitzer
COMPENSATION $11,836,275
AGE 53
TENURE AS CEO 1.4 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer has been the Chief Executive Officer of Whirlpool Corporation since October 1, 2017 and has been its Chairman of the Board since January 01, 2019. Mr. Bitzer has been President of Whirlpool Corporation since October 21, 2015. He previously served as Vice Chairman of Whirlpool Corporation since November 1, 2014. Mr. Bitzer served as the President of Whirlpool North America & Whirlpool Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) at Whirlpool Corp. since April 2013 until November 2014. He served as the President of Whirlpool North America at Whirlpool Corp. an affiliate of Whirlpool Canada LP. Mr. Bitzer served as the President of U.S Operations at Whirlpool Corp. since January 2009 and as its Executive Vice President since January 2006. He served as the President of Whirlpool Europe B.V at Whirlpool Corp. from January 2006 to January 2009. He served as Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Services of Whirlpool Europe S.r.l since December 2000. He served as Vice President, Bauknecht Brand Group. Before joining Whirlpool Europe in 1987, Mr. Bitzer was an intern at W.J. Gore & Associates in Munich and in October of that year, relocated with W.L. Gore & Associates to Elkton, Maryland. In 1989, he joined the Institute of Management in St. Gallen, Switzerland, as personal assistant to chairman of the institute and joined Simex Trading AC, Gais, Switzerland from 1990-1998. In 1991, he became an Associate Consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, Munich and in 1994 moved to their Toronto, Canada, facility to become a case leader. In 1996, he returned to Munich and was named Manager and Vice President in June 1999. He served as a Director of Indesit Company S.p.A. until October 30, 2016. He served as a Member of the Supervisory Board at Alno AG since November 27, 2012 until March 31, 2014. He has been a Director of Whirlpool Corp. since October 2015. Mr. Bitzer earned his Ph.D. from the St. Gallen Graduate School of Business, Economics and Law.

CEO Compensation
  • Marc's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Marc's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Whirlpool management team in years:

4.4
Average Tenure
48
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Whirlpool management team is about average.
Management Team

Marc Bitzer

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$12M
AGE
53
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Jim Peters

TITLE
Executive VP & CFO
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
48
TENURE
2.6 yrs

João Costa Brega

TITLE
Executive VP & President of Latin America
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
54
TENURE
10.3 yrs

Joe Liotine

TITLE
Executive VP & President of North America
COMPENSATION
$3M
AGE
45
TENURE
4.4 yrs

Matthew Nochowitz

TITLE
VP, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
AGE
45
TENURE
0.6 yrs

Max Tunnicliff

TITLE
Senior Director of Investor Relations

Kirsten Hewitt

TITLE
General Counsel & Senior VP of Corporate Affairs
TENURE
7.8 yrs

Jeff Noel

TITLE
Corporate Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs
TENURE
14.3 yrs

Tom Arent

TITLE
Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Carey Martin

TITLE
Chief Human Resources Officer
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Whirlpool board of directors in years:

8.8
Average Tenure
64.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Whirlpool board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Marc Bitzer

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$12M
AGE
53
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Gary DiCamillo

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$265K
AGE
67
TENURE
21.9 yrs

Mike Johnston

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$291K
AGE
70
TENURE
15.4 yrs

Mike White

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$322K
AGE
66
TENURE
14.8 yrs

Bill Perez

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$287K
AGE
70
TENURE
9.3 yrs

Sam Allen

TITLE
Presiding Director
COMPENSATION
$340K
AGE
64

John Liu

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$265K
AGE
50
TENURE
8.8 yrs

Harish Manwani

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$261K
AGE
65
TENURE
7.6 yrs

Diane Dietz

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$277K
AGE
52
TENURE
6.1 yrs

Gerri Elliott

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$266K
AGE
61
TENURE
5.1 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
27. Jul 18 Buy Diane Dietz Individual 26. Jul 18 26. Jul 18 1,600 $124.26 $198,817
02. May 18 Sell Joseph Liotine Individual 30. Apr 18 30. Apr 18 -1,950 $155.85 $-303,908
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Management checks
We assess Whirlpool's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Whirlpool has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

WHR News

Simply Wall St News

Should You Investigate Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) At US$136?

led the NYSE gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. … With many analysts covering the mid-cap stock, we may expect any price-sensitive announcements have already been factored into the stock’s share price? … Let’s examine Whirlpool’s valuation and outlook in more detail to determine if there’s still a bargain opportunity

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Calculating The Fair Value Of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

by estimating the company's future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. … discounted cash flows (DCF). … If you want to learn more about discounted cash flow, the basis for my calcs can be read in detail in the Simply Wall St analysis model

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Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)'s Return on Capital

This share represents a portion of capital used by the company to operate the business, and it is important the company is able to use the capital base efficiently to create adequate cash flows for you as an investor. … Thus, to understand how your money can grow by investing in Whirlpool, you need to look at what the company returns to owners for the use of their capital, which can be done in many ways but today we will use return on capital employed (ROCE) … Calculating Return On Capital Employed for WHR

Simply Wall St -

Looking At Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) From All Angles

As an investor, I look for investments which does not compromise one fundamental factor for another. … By this I mean, I look at stocks holistically, from their financial health to their future outlook.

Simply Wall St -

Does Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)'s Capital Return Make The Cut?

This share represents a portion of capital used by the company to operate the business, and it is important the company is able to use the capital base efficiently to create adequate cash flows for you as an investor. … To understand Whirlpool’s capital returns we will look at a useful metric called return on capital employed. … This will tell us if the company is growing your capital and placing you in good stead to sell your shares at a profit

Simply Wall St -

Estimating The Fair Value Of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

by estimating the company's future cash flows and discounting them to their present value. … discounted cash flows (DCF). … Anyone interested in learning a bit more about intrinsic value should have a read of the Simply Wall St analysis model

Simply Wall St -

What Whirlpool Corporation’s (NYSE:WHR) Insiders Know That You Don't

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products. … It is widely considered that insider selling stock in their own companies is potentially a bearish signal … A research published in The MIT Press (1998) concluded that stocks following insider selling fell 2.7% compared to the market

Simply Wall St -

Should You Be Tempted To Sell Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) Because Of Its PE Ratio?

However, a static multiple such as PE is never conclusive on its own. … This is because there are many company-specific factors like future prospects and capital structure, which are unaccounted for … Below, I will lay out some important considerations to help determine which multiple best suits

Simply Wall St -

Should You Be Tempted To Sell Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) At Its Current PE Ratio?

I am writing today to help inform people who are new to the stock market. … and want to begin learning the link between Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)’s fundamentals and stock market performance. … While WHR might seem like a stock to avoid or sell if you own it, it is important to understand the assumptions behind the P/E ratio before you make any investment decisions

Simply Wall St -

What Is Driving Whirlpool Corporation's (NYSE:WHR) Margins In The Years Ahead?

Margin Calculation for WHR Profit Margin = Net Income ÷ Revenue ∴ Profit Margin = 291.00 Million ÷ 21.38 Billion = 1.36% There has been an expansion in Whirlpool's margin over the past five years, due to average net income growth of 7.49% surpassing average revenue growth of 2.69%, which suggests that the company has been able to convert a larger percentage of revenue into net income whilst grow their top line at the same time. … Understanding what could be driving Whirlpool's future earnings It is expected that margins will expand further, with an expectation of 1.91% in annual revenue growth and 15.07% earnings growth expected annually. … This suggests future earnings growth is driven further by enhanced cost efficiency alongside revenue increases, which is enlarging the incremental amount of net income that is retained from the forecasted revenue growth.

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WHR Company Info

Description

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products. It operates through four segments: North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; and Asia. The company’s principal products include refrigerators, freezers, ice makers, and refrigerator water filters; laundry appliances and related laundry accessories; cooking appliances and other small domestic appliances; and dishwasher appliances and related accessories. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh, Gladiator, Estate, Inglis, Speed Queen, Hotpoint, Bauknecht, Indesit, Ignis, Laden, Privileg, KIC, Consul, Brastemp, Acros, Ariston, Sanyo, Diqua, and Royalstar brands. It sells its products to retailers, distributors, dealers, builders, and other manufacturers. The company was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

Details
Name: Whirlpool Corporation
WHR
Exchange: NYSE
Founded: 1898
$8,481,344,704
63,621,219
Website: http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com
Address: Whirlpool Corporation
2000 North M-63,
Benton Harbor,
Michigan, 49022,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NYSE WHR Common Stock New York Stock Exchange US USD 02. Jan 1968
DB WHR Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 02. Jan 1968
LSE 0LWH Common Stock London Stock Exchange GB USD 02. Jan 1968
BMV WHR * Common Stock Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 02. Jan 1968
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
92,000
Whirlpool employees.
Industry
Household Appliances
Consumer Durables
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/18 23:44
End of day share price update: 2019/03/18 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/03/18
Last earnings filing: 2019/02/12
Last earnings reported: 2018/12/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.