Whirlpool Corp. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market
Shares of Whirlpool Corp.
inched 0.48% higher to $217.27 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Whirlpool Corp. closed $40.41 short of its 52-week high ($257.68), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as General Electric Co.
rose 1.77% to $102.16. Trading volume (658,054) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 554,468.