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Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

44 pages — Published Jan 10, 2014
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Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) is one of the leading manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The company offers major home appliances and related products, such as laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances. Its key brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, and Bauknecht. The company has more than 65 manufacturing and technology research centers across 12 countries and markets products across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia. Whirlpool is headquartered in Delaware, the US.

Whirlpool Corporation Key Recent Developments:

Oct 22, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Reports Record ThirdQuarter Earnings And Raises FullYear Guidance
Oct 14, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
Oct 11, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation to Announce ThirdQuarter Earnings and Hold Conference Call on October 22
Aug 20, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Whirlpool Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT 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 competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent dev

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TitleStarting PageNumber of Pages
Table of Contents23
  List of Tables41
  List of Figures41
Section 1 - About the Company51
Whirlpool Corporation - Key Facts51
Whirlpool Corporation - Key Employees61
Whirlpool Corporation - Key Employee Biographies71
Whirlpool Corporation - Major Products and Services82
Whirlpool Corporation - History103
Whirlpool Corporation - Company Statement132
Whirlpool Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries1510
  Head Office151
  Other Locations &Subsidiaries159
  Joint Venture241
Section 2 Company Analysis251
Whirlpool Corporation - Business Description252
Whirlpool Corporation - Corporate Strategy271
Whirlpool Corporation - SWOT Analysis284
  SWOT Analysis - Overview281
  Whirlpool Corporation - Strengths281
    Strength - Leading Market Position281
    Strength - Geographical Diversification281
    Strength - Innovative Products and Solutions281
  Whirlpool Corporation - Weaknesses291
    Weakness - Decline in Profitability291
    Weakness - Lawsuits Legal Proceedings291
  Whirlpool Corporation - Opportunities291
    Opportunity - Smart Appliances Market291
    Opportunity - Key Business Initiatives291
    Opportunity - New Product Launches301
  Whirlpool Corporation - Threats301
    Threat - Global Economic Scenario301
    Threat - Product Recalls301
    Threat - Highly Competitive Market311
Whirlpool Corporation - Key Competitors321
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios331
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios331
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios332
Performance Chart351
Financial Performance351
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios361
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts371
Section 4 Company s Recent Developments382
  Whirlpool Corporation, Recent Developments381
    Oct 22, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Reports Record ThirdQuarter Earnings And Raises FullYear Guidance381
    Oct 14, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend391
    Aug 20, 2013: Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend391
Section 5 Appendix405
  Ratio Definitions404
  About GlobalData441
  Contact Us441

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GlobalData - Company Reports. "Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" Jan 10, 2014. Alacra Store. Jan 30, 2015. <http://www.alacrastore.com/storecontent/GlobalData-Company-Reports/Whirlpool-Corporation-WHR-Financial-and-Strategic-SWOT-Analysis-Review-2087-44992>
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