Today’s Dividend On Watch: Will Dec 15, 2016 be the day Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) makes dividends of $1.00?

Today's Dividend On Watch: Will Dec 15, 2016 be the day Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) makes dividends of $1.00?

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is expected to pay $1.00 on Dec 15, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $4.00. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 16, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Whirlpool Corporation’s current price of $162.93, the dividend is 0.61%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 18, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 18, 2016. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.02 during the last trading session, hitting $162.93. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has declined 13.03% since April 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.95% the S&P500.

Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The company has a market cap of $12.09 billion. The Firm makes products in approximately 15 countries and markets products around the world under brand names, such as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air and Indesit. It has a 14.23 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.08, from 1.19 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 50 funds sold all Whirlpool Corporation shares owned while 189 reduced positions. 76 funds bought stakes while 189 increased positions. They now own 65.34 million shares or 4.77% less from 68.61 million shares in 2016Q1.
The New Jersey-based Groesbeck Investment Nj has invested 1.01% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Palouse Capital holds 25,643 shares or 1.74% of its portfolio. Ipswich Investment Company has 3,170 shares for 0.26% of their US portfolio. Capstone Asset holds 8,690 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Signaturefd holds 46 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pioneer Investment Mngmt has 320,844 shares for 0.19% of their US portfolio. Wfg L P has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). The Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.22% or 100,098 shares in its portfolio. Clinton Grp Incorporated Incorporated holds 0.48% or 65,341 shares in its portfolio. Cantab Llp accumulated 3,928 shares or 0% of the stock. The New York-based Clearbridge Invs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.05% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Reliance Tru Of Delaware last reported 3,148 shares in the company. Krasney Financial Llc has 30,197 shares for 1.17% of their US portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag last reported 126,713 shares in the company.

Insider Transactions: Since August 1, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $23.85 million net activity. SZCZUPAK DAVID T sold $1.87M worth of stock. Bitzer Marc R also sold $1.81M worth of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) on Friday, August 5. FETTIG JEFF M sold $17.24 million worth of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) on Friday, August 5. Another trade for 14,166 shares valued at $2.74 million was made by Brega Joao Carlos on Monday, August 1.

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Whirlpool has been the topic of 12 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) earned “Buy” rating by M Partners on Friday, April 1. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 13 with “Outperform”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 27 by Gabelli. M Partners downgraded the shares of WHR in a report on Monday, October 17 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 6. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, March 15. M Partners maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 7 report. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Monday, October 26 to “Strong Buy”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, February 4 by Goldman Sachs.

More recent Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Whirlpool Corporation To Construct New Warehouse In New Kingston” on November 09, 2016. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Why Whirlpool Corporation Stock Sank Today” on October 25, 2016. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Whirlpool Corporation Breaks Ground on Newest Wind Project” with publication date: October 26, 2016 was also an interesting one.

WHR Company Profile

Whirlpool Corporation, incorporated on August 10, 1955, is a maker and marketer of home appliances. The Firm makes products in approximately 15 countries and markets products around the world under brand names, such as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air and Indesit. The Company’s divisions include North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia. The Firm makes and markets a line of home appliances and related products. The Company’s principal products are laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems.

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