Whirlpool Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March
15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WHR stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 8th quarter that WHR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WHR was $109.55,
representing a -5.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.67 and
a 102.57% increase over the 52 week low of $54.08.
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 $5.06. Zacks Investment Research reports WHR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 35.28%, compared to an
industry average of 18.2%.
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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:
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund (
- SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of
15.48% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent
weighting of WHR at 2.61%.