Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets home appliances and related products worldwide. The companys principal products include laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other portable household appliances. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Benton Harbor, Michigan.
WHR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Whirlpool Corp. To summarize, we found that Whirlpool Corp ranked in the 69th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 198.5% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WHR, they are:
As a business, WHR is generating more cash flow than 92.73% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Cyclical.
Whirlpool Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 4.52% of tickers in our DCF set.
WHR's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than only 4.52% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WHR, try GCO, BDL, QNST, MGA, and SBH.
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced it is celebrating Manufacturing Day by honoring the work of the company's manufacturing employees around the world and highlighting its journey in adopting a global World Class…
My last article on Whirlpool (WHR) was written in late February when the company traded at an appealing valuation. Consequently, if you read my article and the subsequent corona-specific general updates, you will have seen that Whirlpool represented almost the entirety of my COVID-19-specific investments in the Consumer Discretionary sector....
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced that it has named Winn Everhart as Senior Vice President of Whirlpool Corporation's U.S. operations, effective Oct. 1, 2020. Winn joins Whirlpool following a nearly two-decade long tenure…
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. , Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR ) today announced it has been named to the 2020 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, highlighting the company's ongoing commitment to engaging in effective practices of diversity and inclusion. Whirlpool Corporation is one of 98 organizations to achieve a 60% or higher rating, marking the company's inclusion on the index for the third year in a row. … Full story available on Benzinga.com
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $1.20 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable September 15, 2020, to stockholders of record at the close of business on…