Whirlpool Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Whirlpool Corp.
advanced 2.25% to $219.52 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.01% to 4,411.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 35,061.55. Whirlpool Corp. closed $38.16 short of its 52-week high ($257.68), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as General Electric Co.
rose 0.08% to $12.71. Trading volume (969,410) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 624,694.