Whirlpool Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.625 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of
$127.27, the dividend yield is 1.96%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WHR was $127.27,
representing a -1.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $128.57 and
a 135.34% 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 $7.01. Zacks Investment Research reports WHR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 37.8%, compared to an
industry average of 23.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 PXMV with an increase of
21.07% over the last 100 days. PEZ has the highest percent
weighting of WHR at 2.5%.