The top gainers for today include Whirlpool Corporation WHR from the sector Consumer Goods with a gain of -0.48%. The price is $ 168.14, at present and the target price is $ 199.5.
The weekly performance for Whirlpool Corporation is 0.32%, which is not surprising given the gain it made today.
The earnings per share (EPS) growth forecasted for 2016 is currently 12.70%. The earnings per share quarter to quarter growth is 2.90%
The simple 20 day moving average is up by -0.69% and the 52-week low is 16.59%.
The monthly and quarterly performance for Whirlpool Corporation is not as bright as it currently stands at -2.65% and -8.82%. However it is poised to change given the current performance trend.
Whirlpool Corporation has a total market capitalization of 12521.39 with a return on assets (ROA – calculated by dividing the total annual earnings by the company’s total assets – illustrates how profitable a company really is in relation to its total assets) of 4.50%. It has a dividend yield of 2.38% while the payout ratio is 33.40%.
Whirlpool Corporation has a gross margin of 17.80% and an operating margin of 6.50%. The net profit margin stands at 4.30%.
The weekly volatility is 1.59% and the monthly volatility is 1.53%. Volatility is basically a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. It can be either be measured by implementing the standard deviation or by simply calculating the variance between returns from that market index.