TheStreet Ratings Top 10 Rating Changes
Whirlpool Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of home appliances worldwide. Its principal products include laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers, and other portable household appliances. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Whirlpool has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 45.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Rating Change #6
Safeway Inc (SWY) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.