In trading on Friday, shares of Whirlpool Corp (Symbol: WHR) touched a new 52-week high of $193.59/share. That's a 56.63% rise, or $69.99 per share from the 52-week low of $123.60 set back on 01/20/2016. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased WHR stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.
Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, WHR has seen 2 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.
Diane M. Dietz
Michael D. White
The chart below shows where WHR has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.
In afternoon trading on Friday, WHR shares are changing hands at $193.09/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.