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Whirlpool Corp. Q1 adjusted earnings Miss Estimates

Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) released earnings for first quarter that fell from last year.

The company's profit came in at $94 million, or $1.30 per share. This compares with $153 million, or $2.01 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, Whirlpool Corp. reported adjusted earnings of $295 million or $2.81 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $3.00 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 2.5% to $4.91 billion from $4.79 billion last year.

Whirlpool Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $295 Mln. vs. $285 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $2.81 vs. $2.50 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $3.00
-Revenue (Q1): $4.91 Bln vs. $4.79 Bln last year.

Full year EPS guidance: $14.50 to $15.50

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