Whirlpool Corp. (WHR)

137.22
3.60 2.50
NYSE : Consumer Durables
Prev Close 140.77
Open 141.97
Day Low/High 134.80 / 142.21
52 Wk Low/High 114.00 / 163.64
Volume 1.45M
Avg Volume 769.20K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 62.78M
Market Cap 9.36B
EPS 18.60
P/E Ratio 7.98
Div & Yield 4.80 (3.19%)

My Takeaways and Observations

"It's not the news that counts -- it's how the stock market reacts to the news that counts." -- Richard Russell (hat tip to Sir Jeff Saut for the source of the quote) The above quote filled my head most of the day (General Motors , Ford , Caterpilla...

Cramer: Some Sectors Are Coming Apart at the Seams

Cramer: Some Sectors Are Coming Apart at the Seams

Index funds can only help you so much.

The Ultimate Contrarian Short -- Amazon

I am initiating a small trading short rental in Amazon at about $836.50 a share.   Rising from the Brexit February low at about $475 a share, Amazon's shares (now about $836) have led the rally in the broad market and have been a leader in the overa...

Cramer: Home Improvement Sector Could Use Some Improvement

Cramer: Home Improvement Sector Could Use Some Improvement

Results from Home Depot and others are worrisome.

Weak Consumer Cyclicals Today May Mean Weak Tech Tomorrow

Steve Cortes' six-month chart (plotting PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ETF vs. Whirpool ) points up a huge emerging divergence between housing/consumer-related weakness and the Nasdaq.  .   Given the weakness in consumer discretionary, which has sp...

Retail-Related Names Taken to the Woodshed

Retail is a conspicuous loser this morning after bad misses at Masco , Sherwin-Williams , Whirlpool and by several restaurant chains. In the retail space, Home Depot is down $3 and Lowe's down $2, with Macy's and Nordstrom also lower. My only consum...

Scanning the Earnings Universe, Plus Overnight Tidbits

Thus far I am seeing a mixed picture of earnings reports this morning and last night. Visa guided a bit lower on a more costly Visa Europe integration, Whirlpool misses and cuts guidance, and Lilly results were well below on both earnings per share ...

Trifecta Stocks: A Big Week on Tap for the Portfolio

Trifecta Stocks: A Big Week on Tap for the Portfolio

With 7 positions set to report this week, we purposely stayed on the sidelines over the last few days.

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 2

I learned a long time ago, don’t outthink it.

Cramer: A Small Fed Interest Rate Hike Is a Buying Opportunity

Cramer: A Small Fed Interest Rate Hike Is a Buying Opportunity

The housing sector is marching on, pulling the economy along.

CORRECTION: Tokyo Is the New Largest Shareholder for U.S. Equities

CORRECTION: Tokyo Is the New Largest Shareholder for U.S. Equities

The shocking truth of how the latest round of stimulus under Abenomics is being spent.

Is Whirlpool Getting Sucked Into Pullback?

Is Whirlpool Getting Sucked Into Pullback?

For patient investors, this process will create a much lower entry opportunity than currently available.

How Do We Deal With This Stabilization?

How Do We Deal With This Stabilization?

Heading into the second half of 2016, many companies remain resilient.

Whirlpool Remains a Dominant Force

Whirlpool Remains a Dominant Force

Second-quarter results confirm position.

I'm Hot on Housing Stocks

It looks from the futures like we're in for a flattish opening to begin the trading week. I used my first missive today to talk about two sectors that I'm underweight on -- financials and utilities. Now, let's talk about two areas that I'm actually ...

Where Do We Go After JOY?

Where Do We Go After JOY?

Now that Joy Global is being acquired, here are 4 other names with similar attributes.

Why Whirlpool May Whip Up Better Times

Why Whirlpool May Whip Up Better Times

The appliance maker may be one way to play the looming refinance boom.

12 Stocks That Benefit From Rising First-Time Home Buying

12 Stocks That Benefit From Rising First-Time Home Buying

These furniture and appliance names could rise, but some may already be pricey.

Take the Opportunity to Raise a Little Cash

Take the Opportunity to Raise a Little Cash

I think some protection is still needed here.

Wait Patiently for the Earnings Season Elevator

If earnings come in decent, we should be in for a strong end to the summer. 

After Brexit Fireworks, Enjoy Some Real Ones

If you've reduced some exposure and raised a little cash, relax.

Whirlpool Pattern Could Power the Stock

Whirlpool Pattern Could Power the Stock

The stock has been consolidating lately and could take out the year's high.

Housing Stocks: Stick With the Suppliers

These might be safer bets than the homebuilders.

My Morning Musings

Since we last met, I wrote an analysis of Signet Jewelers (SIG) that asked questions about the firm's credit portfolio -- and the stock subsequently cratered. I've also felt similarly bearish about other consumer-discretionary names like Buffalo Wil...

These 2 Stocks Benefit From Housing Trend

These 2 Stocks Benefit From Housing Trend

Whirlpool and Nortek have proven to be sturdy.

At the Close: It Got Red, But Not Bloody

It was a choppy tape. Up and down, up and down. Not sure we learned much, so we'll just wait for tomorrow for any additional color. I spent the day listening to the webcasts and reading a couple of filings. I'll have a Day 2 EPG update coming out sh...

Whirlpool Gets Sucked Into Bearish Trend

Whirlpool Gets Sucked Into Bearish Trend

After a weak earnings report two weeks ago, the momentum has shifted.

Tesla's China Strategy Could Make It the Apple of the Automobile

Electric cars failed in Hong Kong at first but lead the way for the rest of China.

Whirlpool Shares Heading Down the Drain

Whirlpool Shares Heading Down the Drain

I'm gaining confidence that a significant pullback is coming. 

Whirlpool: Ride the Wave Higher

Investors in WHR will continue to clean up as the company grows margins and builds on recent acquisitions.