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Whirlpool sets quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share
Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016 10:05am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp :Sets quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share.  Full Article

Whirlpool corp says "WTO decision addressed technical aspects of how united states calculates anti-subsidy and antidumping duties in trade cases"
Monday, 12 Sep 2016 09:02am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp : Whirlpool corp says "WTO decision addressed technical aspects of how United States calculates anti subsidy and antidumping duties in trade cases" . "following this decision, all U.S. trade measures currently in place against washers imported by Samsung and LG remain in full effect" . Current trade case, filed in 2015 against washers produced by Samsung and LG in China, does not allege subsidies or require use of challenged methodology .If U.S. decides to make technical modifications to original determinations covering washers from Korea, expect this would not happen until 2018.  Full Article

U.S. CPSC says Whirlpool recalls microwaves due to fire hazard
Thursday, 25 Aug 2016 11:36am EDT 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Whirlpool recalls microwaves due to fire hazard . Whirlpool has received five reports of incidents . Recall involves 15,200 Whirlpool microwaves . Internal arcing during use can ignite an internal plastic component, posing a fire hazard .5 reports of incidents got by Whirlpool include 1 home fire, 2 fires involving surrounding cabinets, 1 report of smoke, 1 report of burning odor.  Full Article

Whirlpool Corp declares qtrly dividend of $1.00 per share on company's common stock
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 08:29am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp :Board of directors of Whirlpool corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share on company's common stock.  Full Article

Whirlpool expects restructuring charges of about $200 mln for fiscal 2016
Friday, 22 Jul 2016 11:45am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp : Whirlpool Corp - Anticipate restructuring charges of approximately $200 million for fiscal year 2016 . Whirlpool Corp - On july 20, u.s. Department of commerce issued affirmative preliminary determination in ongoing antidumping investigation .Whirlpool Corp - Preliminary determination will be followed by several other steps leading to final decision from doc and itc, which co expects in jan 2017.  Full Article

Whirlpool Corp Q2 earnings per share $4.15
Friday, 22 Jul 2016 06:00am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp Says For Whirlpool Europe, Middle East And Africa, Continues To Expect Full : Company continues to expect full-year 2016 industry unit shipments to be flat for whirlpool asia . Year 2016 industry unit shipments in u.s. To increase by 5 to 6 percent . Year 2016 industry unit shipments to be flat to up 2 percent . Whirlpool corp says for full year 2016, company expects to generate cash from operating activities of $1,400 to $1,550 million . Whirlpool corp says for 2016 expects free cash flowof $700 to $800 million . Fy2016 earnings per share view $14.69, revenue view $20.77 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Quarter 2016 results . Sees fy 2016 gaap earnings per share $11.50 to $12.00 . Q2 earnings per share $3.50 from continuing operations . Q2 gaap earnings per share $4.15 . Q2 sales $5.2 billion versus i/b/e/s view $5.13 billion . Q2 earnings per share view $3.36 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Whirlpool corp says company intends to continue repurchasing stock throughout remainder of 2016 . Company continues to expect full-year 2016 industry unit shipments in brazil to decrease by 10 percent .Whirlpool corp sees 2016 ongoing business earnings per diluted share of $14.25 to $14.75.  Full Article

Whirlpool says unit plans to buy outstanding shares of WHR SA and BMT
Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016 06:58am EDT 

Whirlpool Corp : Says unit Whirlpool Do Brasil Ltda, intends to acquire the outstanding common and preferred shares of WHR SA and BMT . Whirlpool Corp says expects total cost of transactions to be approximately 205.8 million Brazilian reais . Launch of tender offers is subject to approval which company expects will occur in Q4 . Says if successful, the transactions will result in a withdrawal of WHR SA and BMT from the Brazilian stock exchange . Says co's 2016 guidance is inclusive of transactions .Transactions are expected to result in a simplified corporate structure in Brazil along with an overall reduction in costs..  Full Article

Whirlpool says unit Whirlpool China entered agreement to return land use rights in Hefei, China
Tuesday, 5 Jul 2016 12:18pm EDT 

: Whirlpool says unit Whirlpool China entered agreement to return land use rights for land now occupied by two Whirlpool China plants in Hefei, China . Whirlpool China received RMB 280 million of aggregate return price on June 27, with remainder to be paid in installments in 2017,2018 . The aggregate price for the return of land use rights is approximately RMB 687 million - SEC filing . Whirlpool Corp says unit's agreement with a division of the Hefei Municipal Government - SEC filing . Does not expect transaction to have an income statement impact in 2016 . Whirlpool Corp says plants being sold will be replaced by a newly constructed facility for Whirlpool China . Whirlpool Corp says new facility will house Whirlpool China’S headquarters, a research and development center, and manufacturing operations in Hefei, China . Development of the new facility will be funded through restricted cash Source - http://bit.ly/29vRpR7 (Bengaluru Newsroom; +1 646 223 8780).  Full Article

Whirlpool says plans to execute a previously-announced price increase in Q3
Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016 06:45am EDT 

Whirlpool Corporation : FY2016 earnings per share view $14.75 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Whirlpool Corp says co's business in United Kingdom represented approximately 5% of company's global revenues in 2015 fiscal year . Announced cost based price increase in q3 . Whirlpool corp says expects to generate cash provided by operating activities of $1,400 to $1,550 million and free cash flow of $700 to $800 million for fy . Comments On U.K. Business And Reaffirms Full Year guidance . Reaffirms fy earnings per share view $14.00 to $14.75 from continuing operations .Reaffirms FY GAAP earnings per share view $11.25 to $12.00.  Full Article

Whirlpool says CFO Larry Venturelli to retire; Jim Peters named successor
Wednesday, 22 Jun 2016 04:45pm EDT 

Whirlpool Corp : Venturelli will remain in his current capacity until august 1, 2016 . Jim Peters, currently vp, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer, will succeed Venturelli as executive vice president and cfo .Whirlpool Corporation CFO Larry Venturelli to retire; Jim Peters named successor in planned transition.  Full Article

BRIEF-Whirlpool announces 3-year agreement with Century Communities

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