Whirlpool CorporationFind Ratings Reports
WHIRLPOOL CORP's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2020 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, however, it was unable to keep up with the growth of the average competitor within its subsector. WHIRLPOOL CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.69 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.32% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Net Sales ($mil)||5291.0||5091.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||397.0||358.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||3541.0||999.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||20359.0||18406.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||7733.0||6477.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Gross Profit Margin||24.04||19.33|
|Return on Assets||4.28||5.79|
|Return on Equity||25.87||35.2|
|Debt||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Share Data||Q3 FY20||Q3 FY19|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||62.0||63.0|
|Div / share||1.2||1.2|
|Book value / share||54.37||48.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||685020.0||700010.0|
BUY. WHIRLPOOL CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 109.24 for the Electrical Equipment, Appliance, Component Manufac subsector and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 39.23. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.59 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 4.08 and a premium versus the subsector average of 3.17. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the subsector average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, WHIRLPOOL CORP seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives.
|WHR 14.19||Peers 15.87||WHR 29.71||Peers 21.62|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
WHR is trading at a discount to its peers.
Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
WHR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
|WHR 10.37||Peers 16.93||WHR NM||Peers 0.64|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
WHR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
WHR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|WHR 3.59||Peers 3.17||WHR -16.97||Peers 19.24|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
WHR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, WHR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|WHR 0.64||Peers 1.75||WHR -8.01||Peers 2.06|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
WHR is trading at a significant discount to its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
WHR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.