Whirlpool Corp. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day
Shares of Whirlpool Corp.
shed 1.39% to $219.86 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.75% to 4,327.16 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.86% to 34,687.85. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Whirlpool Corp. closed $37.82 below its 52-week high ($257.68), which the company achieved on May 10th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as General Electric Co.
fell 1.65% to $12.55. Trading volume (342,082) remained 215,794 below its 50-day average volume of 557,876.