Is Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) positioned for future growth?

With 1.54 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.45 million shares. During the session, the Furnishings, Fixtures & Appliances company that operates in wider Consumer Cyclical sector, reached to the highest price of $97.58 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $94.79. The 52-week range on WHR shows that it touched its highest point at $160.62 and its lowest point at $91.90 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $101.00. With its current market cap of 5.19 billion, WHR has annualized dividend of $7.00 while the current yield stands at 7.37%. WHR paid its most recent dividend on 1709164800, while the ex-dividend date for that was 1715817600. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.48.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of WHR was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.05%, but this was down by -10.05% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -12.75% while six-month performance fell -11.48%. The stock lost -27.70% in the past year, while it has lost -22.03% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for WHR yields 7.22 with Next year EPS estimates of 13.77. For the next quarter, that number is 2.43. This implies an EPS growth rate of -21.14% for this year and 8.07% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 55.00 million WHR shares are outstanding with a float of 53.10 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 7.24 million, which was 1325.0 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Marc Robert Bitzer as the firm’s Chairman, President & CEO, Mr. James W. Peters serves as its Executive VP, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer and President of Whirlpool Asia.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.90683 of WHR’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, WHR reported revenue of $4490000000.0 and operating income of $154000000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $272000000.0 and diluted EPS was -$4.72.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for WHR since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.