Whirlpool Corp. (WHR: Quote) reported fourth quarter adjusted EPS of $2.29 Thursday morning, up from $0.32 in the prior year period. The consensus estimate was for EPS of $2.23. Full year 2013 adjusted EPS is expected to be between $9.25 and $9.75, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.17.
Whirlpool gapped open higher Thursday and climbed during the first hour of trade. The stock ended the day with a gain of 6.66 at $115.38 on above average volume. Whirlpool broke out of a one-month range and set a new high for the year.
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by RTT Staff Writer
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