Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)completed the sale of its Embraco business unit to Kyoto, Japan-based Nidec Corporation. Embraco is a leading manufacturer of hermetic compressors for refrigeration. Embraco was sold to Nidec for a cash purchase price of $1.08 billion, subject to customary working capital and indebtedness adjustments. The sale is consistent with the Company’s strategic focus on its consumer-facing business.
insider ownership percentage is the key indicator, can be used by investors, to
measure the outlook of senior management has on their company. Insider
ownership for the WHR is 0.20%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership
stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds
or endowments. The Institutional ownership for the WHR is 97.50%.
Insider trading is the buying or selling of any publicly traded company’s stock and this can be done by someone who has non-public, material information about that WHR. Insider trading can be illegal or legal depending on when the insider makes the trade. It is illegal when the material information is still non-public. The insider transactions of the company (6-month change in insider ownerships) for the Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is -2.20%.
Institutional ownership is the amount of a Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)’s available stock owned by mutual or pension funds, insurance companies, investment firms, private foundations, endowments or other large entities that actually manage the funds on the behalf of others, so its an interesting element for the traders to note it, and the Institutional ownership for the WHR is 0.65%.
a Consumer Goods sector firm, Whirlpool Corporation
(NYSE:WHR) stock edged up 2.26% on Monday and when day-trade ended the stock
finally concluded at $145.58 and number of shares that changed hands during the
day are 778134. The number of shares WHR stock currently held by all its
shareholders are 63.32 and floated shares, the number of shares are available
for trading in an open market on last trading day are 62.69. The average volume
of shares for 3 months is 763.36 and WHR stock value has moved between $99.71 –
156.54 in last one year.
The Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)’s latest earnings date is 7/22/2019. The Gross margin is the difference between the revenue and the cost of goods sold (COGS), divided by revenue. In other words, Gross Margin is a percentage value, while Gross Profit is a monetary value. The valuable gross margin for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is 16.90% and the profit margin is 0.90% and the stock has gained 36.22% in 2019 to date.
U.S. traded shares of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR)’s monthly stock performance is 26.72%, the quarterly performance is 8.26%, the half year performance is calculated as 35.71%. The yearly performance of WHR is 0.01%.
The higher the volatility, the riskier the security. For example, when the stock market rises and falls more than one percent over a sustained period of time, it is called a “volatile” market, if the stock price stays relatively stable, the security has low volatility. The Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) weekly volatility is measured as 2.19% and monthly volatility measured as 2.57%.
Return on assets (ROA) is a main indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. WHR return on assets is 1.00%, the return on equity (ROE) of the Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is 7.90%, while the most important return on investment is calculates as a percentage and is typically used for personal financial decisions, and WHR return on investment is 1.50%.
The price to earnings ratio is 42.32, price to sales ratio is 0.44, and price to book ratio is 3.33, price to cash per share ration is 7.93, price to free cash flow is 67.29.
Analysts mean target price for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is $142.83 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.80. The current share price indicates that stock is -6.98% away from its one year high and is moving 46.46% ahead of its 52-week low. WHR’s distance from 20 day simple moving average is 8.08% and distance from 50-Day simple moving average is 9.03%.