Analyst Price Target Update on Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) stock has received a short term price target of $ 201.88 from 8 Analyst. The share price can be expected to fluctuate from the mean short term target, can be seen from the standard deviation reading of $17.68. The higher estimate of target price is $230 , while the lower price target estimate is $175

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Brokerage firm MKM Partners maintains its rating on Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). As per the latest information, the brokerage house raises the price target to $204 per share from a prior target of $175. The shares have been rated Buy. The rating by the firm was issued on April 1, 2016. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

On the companys insider trading activities, Venturelli Larry M, officer (EXEC. VICE PRESIDENT AND CFO) of Whirlpool Corp /De/, unloaded 20,428 shares at an average price of $176.25 on May 10, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $3,600,435, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 2.51 points or 1.41% at $175.01 with 839,060 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $177.16, the shares hit an intraday low of $174.83 and an intraday high of $178.02 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $13,295 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 75,966,856 shares. The 52-week high of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is $193.59 and the 52-week low is $123.6.

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 Companys 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.

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