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2014-04-14 20:23:47

$500 million share buyback authorization also announced BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) declared today a 20 percent increase in the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 75 cents per share from 62.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO The...

2014-04-11 12:24:17

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) will release first-quarter financial results at 6 a.m. ET on Friday, April 25, 2014. Whirlpool Corporation will then hold a conference call to discuss its performance with the investment community at 10 a.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO To participate in the conference call, dial (800) 895-1549 and use confirmation code Whirlpool. International participants should...

2014-04-03 16:21:13

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has a long history in environmental stewardship including helping to draft the first ENERGY STAR® appliance standards. The company currently sells 424 ENERGY STAR appliance models, and has been honored with 23 ENERGY STAR Awards since the beginning of the program in 1998 - offering more qualified products, and winning more ENERGY STAR Awards than any other manufacturer....

2014-04-01 16:26:16

ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Home Appliances brand and Habitat for Humanity today announced the renewal of a partnership that will impact all new homes Habitat builds in the U.S. and Canada in 2014. Whirlpool will continue to donate more than $5 million in products to provide a range and refrigerator in every new Habitat home built in 2014 and to construct six new homes with families in need of affordable housing....

2014-03-14 12:30:43

Company announces expansion to nearly double size of Greenville, Ohio, manufacturing facility BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announces today that it will invest $40 million to nearly double the size of its Greenville, Ohio, small appliance manufacturing operations. The expansion is expected to generate approximately 400 new jobs by 2018 - bringing the facility to a total workforce of about 1,400 employees....

2014-02-28 08:28:47

Company recognized for innovation and social responsibility in Home Equipment, Furnishings Category BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has once again been named as one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies. The company was recognized for the fourth year in a row in the Home Equipment, Furnishings industry category. Whirlpool Corporation has ranked No. 1 in its category for four consecutive years....

2014-02-19 00:21:04

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today the appointment of Geraldine "Gerri" Elliott, executive vice president and chief customer officer at Juniper Networks, to its board of directors, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) "Gerri has exceptional information technology and leadership expertise, and we are delighted to welcome her to our board," said Jeff M. Fettig,...

2014-02-18 12:35:42

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) declared today a quarterly dividend of 62.5 cents per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable March 15, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO) About Whirlpool CorporationWhirlpool Corporation is the world's leading global manufacturer and marketer of...

2014-02-04 08:37:52

Multi-Year Agreement Includes Maytag Contribution of Appliances and Funding BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 630,000 people experience homelessness on any given night in the United States, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. To support those in need, Maytag brand is teaming up with HomeAid America to help supply temporary shelter for homeless families working to get back on their feet. As part of the partnership, Maytag will contribute...

2014-01-28 08:34:47

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced that the company had achieved its goal of bringing unlawful appliance trade activity to the attention of the U.S. government. As a result, the company will no longer pursue the current refrigeration appeal following a favorable ruling from the U.S. Court of International Trade earlier this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) "Because of our...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.