Whirlpool Corp. (WHR)
Whirlpool Corporation, incorporated on August 10, 1955, is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. As of December 31, 2016, the Company manufactured products in 14 countries and markets products throughout the world under brand names, such as Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brascompretemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air and Indesit. The Company's segments include North America; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Latin America, 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 small domestic appliances.
In North America, the Company markets and distributes home appliances and small domestic appliances under a range of brand names. In the United States, the Company markets and distributes products primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Roper, Admiral, Affresh and Gladiator brand names primarily to retailers, distributors and builders. In Canada, it markets and distributes home appliances primarily under the Inglis, Admiral, Whirlpool, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Roper, Estate and KitchenAid brand names. In Mexico, it markets and distributes home appliances primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, Acros, KitchenAid and Supermatic brand names. It sells some products to other manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for resale in North America under those manufacturers and retailers' respective brand names.
In EMEA, the Company markets and distributes its home appliances primarily under the Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Ignis, Maytag, Laden, Indesit and Privileg brand names, and domestic appliances under the KitchenAid, Hotpoint and Hotpoint-Ariston brand names. In addition to its operations in Western and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Russia, it has sales subsidiaries in Morocco and Dubai. It markets and distributes a line of products under the Whirlpool and KIC brand names in South Africa. Its European operations also market and distribute products under the Whirlpool, Ariston, Bauknecht, Maytag, Amana and Ignis brand names to distributors and dealers in Africa and the Middle East.
In Latin America, the Company markets and distributes its home appliances and small domestic appliances primarily under the Consul, Brastemp, Whirlpool and KitchenAid brand names. The Company manages sales and distribution through its local entities in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Guatemala. It also serves the countries of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, the Caribbean and Central America countries, where it manages appliances sales and distribution through its accredited distributors.
As of December 31, 2016, in Asia, the Company had organized the marketing and distribution of its home appliances to five operating groups: mainland China; Hong Kong and Taiwan; India, which includes Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan; Oceania, which includes Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands, and Southeast Asia, which includes Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Korea, Myanmar and Japan. The Company markets and distributes its products in Asia primarily under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Diqua and Royalstar brand names through a combination of direct sales to appliance retailers and chain stores and through distributors to a network of retail stores.
The Company competes with Arcelik, Bosch Siemens, Electrolux, Haier, Kenmore, LG, Mabe, Midea, Panasonic and Samsung.
52 Week High5.33%27 August 2019
52 Week Low3.55%11 September 2019
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|29 Feb 2012||15 Mar 2012||2011||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||50c|
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|27 Feb 2013||15 Mar 2013||2012||Final||Quarterly||Paid||50c|
|15 May 2013||15 Jun 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||62.5c|
|28 Aug 2013||15 Sep 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||62.5c|
|13 Nov 2013||15 Dec 2013||2013||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||62.5c|
|26 Feb 2014||15 Mar 2014||2013||Final||Quarterly||Paid||62.5c|
|14 May 2014||15 Jun 2014||2014||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||75c|
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|25 Feb 2015||15 Mar 2015||2014||Final||Quarterly||Paid||75c|
|13 May 2015||15 Jun 2015||2015||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||90c|
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|18 May 2016||15 Jun 2016||2016||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||100c|
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|17 May 2018||15 Jun 2018||2018||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||115c|
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|28 Feb 2019||15 Mar 2019||2018||Final||Quarterly||Paid||115c|
|16 May 2019||15 Jun 2019||2019||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||120c|
|29 Aug 2019||15 Sep 2019||2019||Interim||Quarterly||Paid||120c|
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