Whirlpool Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.625 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WHR stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 25% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $133.1, the dividend yield is 1.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WHR was $133.1,
representing a -3.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $138.33 and
a 81.43% increase over the 52 week low of $73.36.
WHR is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as General Electric Company (
) and Siemens AG (
). WHR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.02. Zacks Investment Research reports WHR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 41.56%, compared to an
industry average of 16.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WHR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WHR as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of
20.2% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent weighting
of WHR at 3.45%.