Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Whirlpool Corporation ( WHR ) 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 ( GE ) and Siemens AG ( SI ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WHR Dividend History page.

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 ( PEZ )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund ( EZM )
  • SPDR DJ Wilshire Mid Cap ETF ( EMM ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: EMM , EZM , GE , PEZ , PXMV , RPV , SI , WHR

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