Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products.
Good value with proven track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Whirlpool's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WHR's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
US Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: WHR underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WHR underperformed the US Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Whirlpool's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Whirlpool undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WHR ($130.17) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($138.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WHR is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WHR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the Consumer Durables industry average (10.8x).
PE vs Market: WHR is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US market (15.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: WHR is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WHR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (1.3x).
How is Whirlpool forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WHR's forecast earnings growth (14.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: WHR's earnings (14.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: WHR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: WHR's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WHR's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: WHR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (24%)
How has Whirlpool performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WHR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: WHR's current net profit margins (4.3%) are higher than last year (1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WHR's earnings have declined by -7.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: WHR's earnings growth over the past year (328.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: WHR earnings growth over the past year (328.3%) exceeded the Consumer Durables industry 9.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst WHR's Return on Equity (21.88%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Whirlpool's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WHR's short term assets ($8.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($8.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: WHR's short term assets ($8.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($6.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WHR's debt to equity ratio (173.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WHR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 80.6% to 173.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WHR's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19%).
Interest Coverage: WHR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.2x coverage).
What is Whirlpool's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: WHR's dividend (3.69%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).
High Dividend: WHR's dividend (3.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.48%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: WHR's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: WHR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (35.2%), WHR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Marc Bitzer (54yo)
Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer has been the Chief Executive Officer of Whirlpool Corporation since October 1, 2017 and has been its Chairman of the Board since January 01, 2019. Mr. Bitzer has been President of Wh ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Marc's total compensation ($USD14.00M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.27M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Marc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.83yrs||US$4.01m||0.034% $2.7m|
|Executive VP & President of Latin America||11.5yrs||US$4.85m||0.043% $3.5m|
|Executive VP & President of North America||5.67yrs||US$4.80m||0.045% $3.6m|
|President of the Europe||1.17yrs||US$2.71m||0.00031% $25.1k|
|Principal Accounting Officer||no data||no data||0.0013% $106.8k|
|Senior Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Legal Officer||9yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs||15.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Sales & Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WHR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||16yrs||US$386.78k||0.0043% $351.2k|
|Independent Director||23.17yrs||US$304.84k||0.012% $963.7k|
|Independent Director||10yrs||US$310.54k||0.0016% $130.3k|
|Independent Presiding Director||no data||US$336.45k||0.026% $2.1m|
|Independent Director||8.83yrs||US$291.56k||0.012% $1.0m|
|Independent Director||6.33yrs||US$291.45k||0.012% $942.7k|
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$293.44k||0.0045% $360.9k|
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$294.47k||0.017% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$291.70k||0.0016% $130.3k|
Experienced Board: WHR's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WHR insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Whirlpool Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Whirlpool Corporation
- Ticker: WHR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1911
- Industry: Household Appliances
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$8.092b
- Shares outstanding: 62.16m
- Website: https://www.whirlpoolcorp.com
Number of Employees
- Whirlpool Corporation
- 2000 North M-63
- Benton Harbor
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WHR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|0LWH||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|WHR||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|WHR||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|WHR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|W1HR34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
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 and other small domestic appliances; and dishwasher appliances and related accessories, as well as mixers. The company markets and distributes its products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh, Gladiator, Speed Queen, Hotpoint, Bauknecht, Indesit, Ignis, Laden, Privileg, KIC, Consul, Brastemp, Acros, Ariston, Diqua, and Royalstar brands. It sells its products to retailers, distributors, dealers, builders, and other manufacturers, as well as directly to consumers. The company was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 02:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/03 00:00|
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