Whirlpool Company beat projections for earnings, but quarterly sales dropped from last year because of promotional sale activity.
The Whirlpool Company repeated its 2023 guidance
The Whirlpool Company beat profit expectations, but quarterly sales fell because of the promotional activity of the Whirlpool Company.
The Whirlpool Company reiterated its 2023 guidance. The Whirlpool Company shares dropped to 2.1% in after-hours trading but are up 6.6% this 2023.
The Earnings per share of the Whirlpool Company is $4.21 beating the consensus of $3.73 a share. Revenue dropped by 6% from the last year to $4.79 billion.
Sales of the Whirlpool Company rose 3.1% from the first quarter of last year
Part of the reason for the sales drop of the Whirlpool Company from last year was the moderately lower promotional sale activity last year, the Whirlpool Company said.
The Whirlpool Company still gets adjusted earnings per share for this year of $16 to $18 and revenue of $19.4B, somewhat ahead of predictions.
The Whirlpool Company CEO Marc Bitzer said that the portfolio transformation of Whirlpool company towards higher growth is underway, and Whirlpool company is well-positioned to benefit from demand recovery.