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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.56
WHR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. WHR: 0.56 )
WHR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.56

0.04
0.56
Equity to Asset 0.32
WHR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WHR: 0.32 )
WHR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.32

0.11
0.32
Interest Coverage 7.06
WHR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. WHR: 7.06 )
WHR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 7.06
Current: 7.06

0.97
7.06
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.55
M-Score: -2.68
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.65
WHR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. WHR: 6.65 )
WHR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 8.32
Current: 6.65

2.9
8.32
Net-margin (%) 4.41
WHR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WHR: 4.41 )
WHR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.58   Max: 4.41
Current: 4.41

-3.58
4.41
ROE (%) 16.80
WHR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. WHR: 16.80 )
WHR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -53.32   Max: 31.82
Current: 16.8

-53.32
31.82
ROA (%) 5.32
WHR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WHR: 5.32 )
WHR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.94   Max: 5.62
Current: 5.32

-5.94
5.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 41.07
WHR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. WHR: 41.07 )
WHR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.52   Max: 41.07
Current: 41.07

8.52
41.07
Revenue Growth (%) -0.60
WHR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. WHR: -0.60 )
WHR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.5   Max: 10.8
Current: -0.6

-1.5
10.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.70
WHR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WHR: 4.70 )
WHR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -17.7   Max: 41.8
Current: 4.7

-17.7
41.8
EPS Growth (%) 8.70
WHR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WHR: 8.70 )
WHR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.2   Max: 127.5
Current: 8.7

-50.2
127.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

WHR Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,525 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,607 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 255,760 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 75,008 sh (+317.34%)
Caxton Associates 70,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 8,500 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Heebner 1,755,000 sh (-0.57%)
John Buckingham 61,775 sh (-0.69%)
James Barrow 693,303 sh (-1.95%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,643,350 sh (-6.69%)
Jim Simons 559,357 sh (-7.35%)
David Tepper 500,470 sh (-10.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 47,605 sh (-27.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,000 sh (-31.03%)
Brian Rogers 200,000 sh (-55.56%)
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Q3 2013

WHR Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 34,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 405,474 sh (+440.57%)
Diamond Hill Capital 260,893 sh (+2.01%)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 200,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
James Barrow 687,510 sh (-0.84%)
John Buckingham 60,506 sh (-2.05%)
David Tepper 475,470 sh (-5%)
Ken Heebner 1,630,000 sh (-7.12%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,404,050 sh (-9.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 40,680 sh (-14.55%)
Jim Simons 201,357 sh (-64%)
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Q4 2013

WHR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 4,861 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 61,515 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (+100%)
Diamond Hill Capital 457,786 sh (+75.47%)
Jim Simons 257,357 sh (+27.81%)
Louis Moore Bacon 35,800 sh (+4.99%)
Brian Rogers 200,000 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 677,285 sh (-1.49%)
John Buckingham 58,895 sh (-2.66%)
David Tepper 446,170 sh (-6.16%)
Ken Heebner 1,430,000 sh (-12.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 30,486 sh (-25.06%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,652,650 sh (-31.26%)
Steven Cohen 53,121 sh (-86.9%)
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Q1 2014

WHR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Brian Rogers 200,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WHR

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.23%$130.97 - $157.8 $ 153.755%61515
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 Reduce -31.26%0.14%$130.97 - $157.8 $ 153.755%1652650
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$113.59 - $149.81 $ 153.7516%0
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$113.59 - $149.81 $ 153.7516%0
George Soros 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.24%$111.77 - $130.97 $ 153.7527%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.05%$111.77 - $130.97 $ 153.7527%10525
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$111.77 - $130.97 $ 153.7527%8607
George Soros 2013-03-31 New Buy0.24%$101.75 - $119.29 $ 153.7539%174435
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.19%$83.58 - $102.73 $ 153.7561%0
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$83.58 - $102.73 $ 153.7561%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-09-30 Reduce -57.13%0.47%$60.65 - $85.2 $ 153.75115%3432900
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.2%$60.65 - $85.2 $ 153.75115%0
PRIMECAP Management 2012-06-30 Reduce -24.18%0.29%$55.25 - $76.35 $ 153.75143%8006779
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.2%$55.25 - $76.35 $ 153.75143%44639
John Hussman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$48.51 - $78.82 $ 153.75146%0
John Paulson 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$48.51 - $78.82 $ 153.75146%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$48.51 - $78.82 $ 153.75146%0
Charles Brandes 2012-03-31 Reduce -92.18%0.03%$48.51 - $78.82 $ 153.75146%6286
John Paulson 2011-12-31 Reduce -91.92%0.55%$45.37 - $60.47 $ 153.75198%202111
John Hussman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.16%$45.37 - $60.47 $ 153.75198%216000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$45.37 - $60.47 $ 153.75198%6750
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 New Buy0.03%$45.37 - $60.47 $ 153.75198%80361
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 Sold Out 3.014%$48.01 - $82 $ 153.75143%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0045%$48.01 - $82 $ 153.75144%0
Daniel Loeb 2011-06-30 Add 75.44%1.3%$72.98 - $88.65 $ 153.7588%1000000
Dodge & Cox 2011-06-30 Sold Out $72.98 - $88.65 $ 153.7588%0
Daniel Loeb 2011-03-31 New Buy2.1%$79.57 - $91.28 $ 153.7582%570000
David Dreman 2011-03-31 Add 164.21%0.08%$79.57 - $91.28 $ 153.7582%80262
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.90
WHR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. WHR: 14.90 )
WHR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 25.26
Current: 14.9

3.9
25.26
P/B 2.30
WHR's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. WHR: 2.30 )
WHR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 4.82
Current: 2.3

0.5
4.82
P/S 0.70
WHR's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. WHR: 0.70 )
WHR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7

0.09
0.7
PFCF 18.30
WHR's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. WHR: 18.30 )
WHR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.97   Max: 117.22
Current: 18.3

4.97
117.22
EV-to-EBIT 10.50
WHR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. WHR: 10.50 )
WHR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 16.1
Current: 10.5

5.8
16.1
PEG 2.00
WHR's PEG is ranked higher than
51% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WHR: 2.00 )
WHR' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 572.5
Current: 2

1.02
572.5
Shiller P/E 23.50
WHR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. WHR: 23.50 )
WHR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 23.53
Current: 23.5

3.1
23.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
WHR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. WHR: 1.60 )
WHR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 8.52
Current: 1.6

1.47
8.52
Dividend Payout 0.23
WHR's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
70% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. WHR: 0.23 )
WHR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.39
Current: 0.23

0.22
4.39
Dividend growth (3y) 11.40
WHR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WHR: 11.40 )
WHR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.4
Current: 11.4

0
11.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.38
WHR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. WHR: 2.38 )
WHR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 12.69
Current: 2.38

2.19
12.69
Share Buyback Rate -1.40
WHR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. WHR: -1.40 )
WHR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.8   Max: -5.1
Current: -1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 7.90
WHR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WHR: 7.90 )
WHR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 43.6
Current: 7.9

3.31
43.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
WHR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
54% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WHR: 1.70 )
WHR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.7

0.58
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
WHR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WHR: 1.80 )
WHR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.8

0.46
1.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.90
WHR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WHR: 1.90 )
WHR' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.43
Current: 1.9

0.4
10.43
Price/Graham Number 2.20
WHR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WHR: 2.20 )
WHR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 6.38
Current: 2.2

1.15
6.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
WHR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. WHR: 9.50 )
WHR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 17.4
Current: 9.5

6.2
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.08
WHR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. WHR: 10.08 )
WHR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5   Max: 20.3
Current: 10.08

-5
20.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Whirlpool Corporation was incorporated in 1955 under the laws of Delaware. The Company is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances and related products. Its main products are laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances. The Company also produce hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. The Company manufactures products in 11 countries and markets products in nearly every country around the world under brand names such as Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Bauknecht, Brastemp and Consul. The materials used to produce and manufacture the Company's products are steel, oil, plastic resins, and base metals, such as aluminum, copper, zinc, and nickel. The Company's main competitors include Bosch Siemens, Electrolux, General Electric, Haier, Kenmore, LG, Mabe and Samsung. The Company is subject to various federal, foreign and state laws, including antitrust laws.

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