NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Whirlpool Corporation

(NYSE:

WHR

) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $45.82, below its previous 52-week low of $45.88 with 686,491 shares traded as of 12:45 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Whirlpool has a market cap of $3.56 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer durables

industry. Shares are down 47.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Whirlpool Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of home appliances worldwide. Its principal products include laundry appliances, refrigerators, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other small household appliances. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Whirlpool as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Whirlpool Ratings Report

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