Ratio Review: Analyzing Whirlpool Corp. (WHR)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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After finishing at $95.99 in the prior trading day, Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) closed at $94.94, down -1.09%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.09 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.54 million shares were traded. WHR stock price reached its highest trading level at $97.58 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $94.79.

Ratios:

Our goal is to gain a better understanding of WHR by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.58 and its Current Ratio is at 0.95. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 3.58 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 3.16.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Loop Capital on February 22, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $140.

Goldman Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on April 11, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $170 to $160.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jul 28 ’23 when Bitzer Marc R sold 20,000 shares for $143.18 per share. The transaction valued at 2,863,600 led to the insider holds 138,583 shares of the business.

Peters James W sold 6,000 shares of WHR for $858,720 on Jul 28 ’23. The EXEC VICE PRESIDENT AND CFO now owns 40,764 shares after completing the transaction at $143.12 per share. On May 26 ’23, another insider, Puente Juan Carlos, who serves as the EVP & PRES. WHIRLPOOL LAR of the company, sold 420 shares for $134.16 each. As a result, the insider received 56,347 and left with 17,699 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, WHR now has a Market Capitalization of 5187113472 and an Enterprise Value of 12645110784. As of this moment, Whirlpool’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 13.15, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 6.89. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.27 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.22. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.655 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.223.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for WHR is 1.48, which has changed by -0.2896371 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2644323 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, WHR has reached a high of $160.62, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $91.90. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -10.23%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -19.18%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.45M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1249590 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 55.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 53.10M. Insiders hold about 2.82% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 88.12% stake in the company. Shares short for WHR as of 1714435200 were 7240201 with a Short Ratio of 4.99, compared to 1711584000 on 7083999. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7240201 and a Short% of Float of 15.2.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, WHR’s forward annual dividend rate was 7.0, compared to 7.00 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.072924264The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.88. The current Payout Ratio is 80.33% for WHR, which recently paid a dividend on 2024-02-29 with an ex-dividend date of 1715817600. Stock splits for the company last occurred on 1987-01-02 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

At present, 7.0 analysts are actively evaluating the performance of Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) in the stock market.On average, analysts expect EPS of $2.37 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.7 and a low estimate of $2.0, while EPS last year was $4.21. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $3.77, with high estimates of $4.2 and low estimates of $3.3.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $13.51 and $11.53 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $12.74. EPS for the following year is $13.97, with 8.0 analysts recommending between $15.65 and $12.35.

Revenue Estimates

7 analysts predict $3.96B in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $4.15B to a low estimate of $3.83B. As of the current estimate, Whirlpool Corp.’s year-ago sales were $4.79BFor the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $4.1B. There is a high estimate of $4.2B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $3.96B.

A total of 8 analysts have provided revenue estimates for WHR’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $17.04B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $16.46B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $16.8B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $19.45BBased on 8 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $16.48B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $16.9B and the low estimate is $16B.

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