Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -4.99% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.16% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 2.46% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -3.46% in the past 4 weeks.
The company shares have dropped -2.27% from its 1 Year high price. On Apr 19, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $193.59 and the one year low was seen on Jan 20, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $172.17 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $162.51.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.24% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.51%.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $169.88, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $172.66 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $168.54 and closed the trading day at $171.38, in the green by 2.08%. The total traded volume for the day was 721,318. The stock had closed at $167.88 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, Venturelli Larry M, officer (EXEC. VICE PRESIDENT AND CFO) of Whirlpool Corp /De/, unloaded 20,428 shares at an average price of $176.25 on May 10, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $3,600,435, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Whirlpool Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The Company manufactures products in 14 countries and markets products in nearly every country around the world under brand names, such as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air and Indesit. The Companys reportable segments consist of North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia. The Company manufactures and markets a line of home appliances and related products. Its principal products are laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances. It also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems.