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Whirlpool (whr) Stock Research

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Company Description: Whirlpool Corporation, founded in 1906, develops and manufactures home appliances worldwide, including refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers, washers and dryers, air conditioners, and other small household appliances, marketing them under the brand names Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Roper, Estate, Admiral, Magic Chef, Amana, Inglis, Acros, Supermatic, and Bauknecht. The company primarily sells its products to distributors, dealers, retailers, and builders, but also sells its products to third-party suppliers and retailers for resale under those third parties respective brand names. The Whirlpool Corporation is headquartered in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Whirlpool's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Whirlpool possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits. Whirlpool's strategy is to continuously improve. This helps to fend against competitive threats and increases shareholder returns.

Strategy: Whirlpool's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

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