Shares of Whirlpool Corp.
rallied 1.12% to $243.64 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Whirlpool Corp. closed $2.60 short of its 52-week high ($246.24), which the company reached on April 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as General Electric Co.
fell 2.45% to $13.12. Trading volume (481,666) remained 157,717 below its 50-day average volume of 639,383.