Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 5 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 2 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 7 research analysts is 1.57, which indicates as a Buy.
Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) : The consensus price target for Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) is $211.2 for the short term with a standard deviation of $9.34. The most optimist securities analyst among the 5 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $225, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $201.
Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Raymond James, upgrades their rating on the shares of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Raymond James has a Strong Buy rating on the shares. Previously, the analysts had a Market Perform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 25, 2016.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR): After opening at $164.12, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $163.01 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $165.27 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $165.1 for the day, a gain of 0.47% for the day session. The total traded volume was 731,199. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $164.33.
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.