Whirlpool is a long-term winner and it’s shareholder-friendly. On the other hand, it will be difficult for Whirlpool to see consistent stock appreciation without significant downside risk until the consumer recovers. It will be a challenge for Whirlpool to significantly increase its sales in the current economic environment. That said, the aforementioned deals do have the potential to accomplish this goal. All factors considered, Whirlpool looks a little risky here, but this story is well worth visiting again in the near future.
The article Strategic Deals Might Not Be Enough for This Appliance Company originally appeared on Fool.com and is written by Dan Moskowitz.
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