Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) went up by 1.39% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The share price of the Furnishings Fixtures & Appliances giant went up by $127.53 to trade ended Tuesday trading at $125.78. This is up from the $125.78 price recorded on Monday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, WHR is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $150.00 and further from the lowest price target of $80.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with WHR down by -13.56% year-to-date.
Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) started the day trading at $127.94 and recorded an intraday high of $129.44. It also recorded an intraday low of $125.34 during Tuesday’s trading session. Whirlpool Corporation is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -53.71% of the average daily trading volume on Tuesday. The stock’s trading volume on Tuesday was 648047, which is less than -53.71 of the total average daily trading volume of 996.09K.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in WHR’s stock price on Tuesday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of WHR currently stands at $163.64, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 22.07%. However, WHR’s current trading price is -99.27% lower than the 52-week low price of $64.00. In terms of trading volume, Whirlpool Corporation currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 648047 shares of Whirlpool Corporation were traded on the stock exchange on Tuesday, which is less than -53.71% of the 996.09K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. WHR’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -8.97%, while the stock has gone down by -13.49% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of WHR currently stands at 53.26%, and it is up by 6.54% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 0.96%. At the time of writing WHR’s report, the company has a total market cap of $7.90B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Whirlpool Corporation also has over 77000 employees all over the world.
WHR Insider Activities
The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 32.20%.For Whirlpool Corporation insiders bought 64,602 shares in 35 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 37,686 of their shares in 31 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Whirlpool Corporation now hold 280.36k shares, which is over 101.03% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the WHR shares, as they control 0.45% of the company’s total stock.
WHR Fundamental Analysis
For Whirlpool Corporation, the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 14.59. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 12.83. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 0.20% after surging by 19.00% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, Whirlpool Corporation’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.52, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 19.00% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Whirlpool Corporation’s stock currently stands at 15.70%, and it has a net profit margin of 4.30%. The operating margin of the company is 7.80%, and its gross margin is 17.10%.
WHR Analysts Prediction
The Longbow has a Buy rating for Whirlpool Corporation, predicting the stock price to stay between $178 and $112. BofA/Merrill reiterate their Neutral position on the stock ($150 and $157) and JP Morgan reiterate their Overweight position on the stock ($155 and $172).
At the moment, Whirlpool Corporation’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 2.31, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.52.
WHR Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of WHR currently stands at -0.63%, while the SMA50 is 9.60%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -4.91% ahead of Tuesday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 54.86, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 8.74.