Quick Update for Whirlpool (WHR) Investors

Shares of Mid-cap consumer discretionary company Whirlpool moved -2.5 this afternoon, and are now trading at $128.06 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $146.83.

Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products and services in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Potential Whirlpool Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Whirlpool has moved -29.6% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -0.71. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Whirlpool's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.42

  • Whirlpool currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.3%.

Understanding Whirlpool's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2022-12-31 19,724,000 1,855,000 6.18 -40.46
2021-12-31 21,985,000 2,128,000 10.38 5.7
2020-12-31 19,456,000 1,939,000 9.82 51.78
2019-12-31 20,419,000 2,211,000 6.47 n/a

Whirlpool's operating margins have averaged 8.2% over the last 4 years, which is significantly higher than the Consumer Electronics industry average of 1.85%. The firm's margins exhibit a relatively stable growth trend of -1.1%.

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