Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) : American Trust Investment Advisors reduced its stake in Whirlpool Corporation by 27.92% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 11,822 shares of Whirlpool Corporation which is valued at $2,198,537 after selling 4,580 shares in Whirlpool Corporation , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 15, 2016.Whirlpool Corporation makes up approximately 2.15% of American Trust Investment Advisors’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , D.a. Davidson boosted its stake in WHR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 70 additional shares and now holds a total of 828 shares of Whirlpool Corporation which is valued at $153,983.Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys boosted its stake in WHR in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 351 additional shares and now holds a total of 6,082 shares of Whirlpool Corporation which is valued at $1,131,070. Whirlpool Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys’s portfolio. Gabelli Funds added WHR to its portfolio by purchasing 17,700 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $3,355,212. Whirlpool Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Gabelli Funds’s portfolio.
Whirlpool Corporation closed down -0.99 points or -0.55% at $177.65 with 6,30,387 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $178.59, the shares hit an intraday low of $176.34 and an intraday high of $178.9 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Whirlpool Corporation reported $3.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Jul 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $3.37. The company had revenue of $5198.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5130.20 million. The company’s revenue was down -.2 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.70 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corporation was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Strong Buy” on Jul 25, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by MKM Partners on Jul 25, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 215 from a previous price target of $204 .
Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The Company manufactures products in 14 countries and markets products in nearly every country around the world under brand names such as Whirlpool KitchenAid Maytag Consul Brastemp Amana Bauknecht Jenn-Air and Indesit. The Company’s reportable segments consist of North America Latin America EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) and Asia. The Company manufactures and markets a line of home appliances and related products. Its principal products are laundry appliances refrigerators and freezers cooking appliances dishwashers mixers and other portable household appliances. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems.