Whirlpool reported USD 4.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of USD 3.76 by USD 0.79; Whirlpool had a negative net margin of 2.95 percent and a positive return on equity of 23.93 percent. The company had revenue of USD 5.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of USD 5.34 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted USD 3.83 EPS. The business’s revenue was down 1.7 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Whirlpool updated its FY 2018 guidance to USD 14.50-14.80 EPS and its FY18 guidance to USD 14.50-USD 14.80 EPS.
Whirlpool traded down USD 0.14 on Thursday, reaching USD 116.97. The stock had a trading volume of 43,977 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,401,186. The firm has a market cap of USD 7.40 billion, a PE ratio of 8.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.78 and a beta of 1.51. Whirlpool has a 1-year low of USD 102.13 and a 1-year high of USD 187.47. The company has a quick ratio of 0.58, a current ratio of 0.87 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44. — Press Oracle