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) pushed the Consumer Durables industry higher today making it today's featured consumer durables winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, Whirlpool Corporation rose $1.84 (1.2%) to $153.11 on light volume. Throughout the day, 565,232 shares of Whirlpool Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,083,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $150.89-$154.00 after having opened the day at $151.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $151.27. Other companies within the Consumer Durables industry that increased today were:
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Whirlpool Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of home appliances worldwide. The company's principal products include laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other portable household appliances. Whirlpool Corporation has a market cap of $11.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 47.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Whirlpool Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
- You can view the full Whirlpool Corporation Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
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