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Highest Sales per Share in the Household Appliances Industry Detected for Whirlpool (WHR, HELE, SODA)

Published on Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:21
By Robert Cotter

Below are the three companies in the Household Appliances industry with the highest sales per share. Sales per share is a valuable metric in comparing relative value for companies in the same industry.

Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR) is highest with sales per share of $235.43. Whirlpool Corporation manufactures and markets major home appliances. The Company's principal products include laundry appliances, refrigeration and room air conditioning equipment, cooking appliances, dishwashers, and mixers and other small household appliances. Whirlpool's products are sold worldwide Thus far today, Whirlpool has traded 267,000 shares, vs. average volume of 1.1 million shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-0.6% to the Dow's -0.3%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-0.6% to the S&P's -0.3%) during today's trading.

Following is Helen of Troy (NASDAQ:HELE) with sales per share of $38.50.

Finishing up the top three is SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA), with sales per share of $19.38.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com