Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

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					        Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDCT34192FSA                                                                                       Publication Date: JUL 2010

       2000 North M63                     Phone            +1 269 9235000                                Revenue           17,099 (million USD)
       Benton Harbor, MI                  Fax              +1 269 9233525                                Net Profit        328 (million USD)
       49022                              Website          www.whirlpoolcorp.com                         Employees         67,000
       United States                      Exchange         WHR [New York Stock Exchange]                 Industry          Clean Technology

      Company Overview
       Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) is a provider of home appliances. The company engages in manufacturing, marketing and
       distributing major home appliances in the world. The principal products offered by the company include dishwashers, laundry
       appliances, refrigerators, mixers, cooking appliances and other small household appliances. Whirlpool also engages in the
       production of hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. All these products are sold under the brands Inglis, Admiral,
       Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Magic Chef, Amana, Roper, Estate, and KitchenAid.

      Key Executives                                                                 SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                   Title                     Whirlpool Corporation, SWOT Analysis
      Jeff M. Fettig                       Chairman                                  Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Michael A. Todman                    Director
                                                                                     New Product Innovations             Product Recalls
      Herman Cain                          Director
      Gary T. DiCamillo                    Director                                  Geographical Diversification
      Kathleen J. Hempel                   Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
      GlobalData
                                                                                     Opportunities                       Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                     Strategic Partnerships              Highly Competitive Market
      Whirlpool Corporation
       Share Price (USD) as on 22-Jul-2010                               86.20       Accessories Businesses              Dependence on Suppliers
       EPS (USD)                                                          4.34

       Market Cap (million USD)                                          6,552
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                    8,321
                                                                                     GlobalData
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                             76
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                          Recent Developments
                                                         
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) is a provider of home appliances. The company engages in manufacturing, marketing and distributing major home appliances in the world. The principal products offered by the company include dishwashers, laundry appliances, refrigerators, mixers, cooking appliances and other small household appliances. Whirlpool also engages in the production of hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. All these products are sold under the brands Inglis, Admiral, Whirlpool, Bauknecht, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Magic Chef, Amana, Roper, Estate, and KitchenAid. Whirlpool Corporation Key Recent Developments Apr 22, 2010 Whirlpool makes leadership changes in Global Product Organization Apr 12, 2010 Whirlpool Corporation Partners Toll Brothers Feb 02, 2010 Whirlpool Corporation’s net earnings rise by 111% Jan 19, 2010 Whirlpool introduces smart dryer demonstration unit Dec 16, 2009 Whirlpool Corporation appoints president for Whirlpool International This comprehensive SWOT profile of Whirlpool Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including, - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key co
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