Whirlpool 2Q Earnings Pregame Scorecard

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Having topped analysts' estimates last quarter by 29 cents per share, Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) is expected to deliver its latest earnings on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

Expectations

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Analysts currently expect Whirlpool to come in with earnings of $1.60 per share on revenues of $4.63 billion. Analysts gave estimates ranging from $1.43 per share to $1.77 per share. Over the past two months, the average estimate has moved down from $1.65.

Stock Movement

In terms of price changes, the stock's best recent streak was when it gained $4.30 per share between May 24, 2012 and May 29, 2012.

Company Fundamental Trends

Stock Ratings

Analysts think investors should stand pat on Whirlpool with three of four analysts rating it hold. That rating hasn't budged in three months as the average analyst rating of the stock has remained steadfast.

Last Quarter's Results

In the first quarter, profit fell 45.6% to $92 million ($1.17 a share) from $169 million ($2.17 a share) the year earlier, but exceeded analyst expectations. Revenue fell 1.2% to $4.35 billion from $4.4 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 2Q

Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 before market open

EPS: $1.60

Revenue Estimate: $4.63 billion

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)