Dividend Growth of Whirlpool Corporation(WHR)

Whirlpool Corporation(WHR) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.26% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $3.9. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $1. Whirlpool Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.13% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $4. Whirlpool Corporation(WHR) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.28 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.29. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Whirlpool Corporation(WHR) is at the rate of 18.61% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.95. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.2% or 0.36 points. After the session commenced at $177.23, the stock reached the higher end at $178.19 while it hit a low of $175.84. With the volume soaring to 604,279 shares, the last trade was called at $176.69. The company has a 52-week high of $194.1. The company has a market cap of $13,158 million and there are 74,467,790 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $131.34. Shares of Whirlpool Corporation appreciated by 1.51% during the last five trading days but lost 5.01% on a 4-week basis. Whirlpool Corporation is up 7.56% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -2.79%.

Currently the company Insiders own 2.62% of Whirlpool Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 91.76% of Whirlpool Corporation shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Sep 8, 2016, David T Szczupak (EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT) sold 10,307 shares at 181.37 per share price.On Aug 9, 2016, Marc R Bitzer (PRES & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER) sold 9,510 shares at 190.00 per share price.On Aug 9, 2016, Jeff M Fettig (CHAIRMAN AND CEO) sold 91,000 shares at 189.43 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Whirlpool Corporation was Downgraded by Goldman to Neutral on Jan 27, 2017.

Whirlpool Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $4.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $4.40. The company had revenue of $5656.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5602.49 million. The companys revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $4.10 EPS.

Whirlpool Corp. manufactures and markets a full line of major appliances and related products, primarily for home use. The companys principal products are home laundry appliances, home refrigerators and freezers, home cooking appliances, home dishwashers, room air-conditioning equipment, and mixers and other small household appliances. The company also produces hermetic compressors and plastic components, primarily for the home appliance and electronics industries.

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