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Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend09:20 EDT Tuesday, August 16, 2011BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) declared today a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per share on the company's common stock.  The dividend is payable September 15, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 26, 2011. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO )About Whirlpool CorporationWhirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of more than $18 billion in 2010, 71,000 employees, and 66 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world.  The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world.  Additional information about the company can be found at www.whirlpoolcorp.com.About Whirlpool Corporation's 100th AnniversaryFounded on November 11, 1911, Whirlpool Corporation's time- and labor-saving appliance innovations have influenced home and family life during the last century.  Driven by the belief that everyone needs a comfortable place to call home, Whirlpool Corporation is focused on improving lives one family, one home at a time.SOURCE Whirlpool CorporationFor further information: Whirlpool Corporation Media: +1-269-923-7405, Media@Whirlpool.com, or Financial: Angela Hersil, +1-269-923-2641, Investor_Relations@Whirlpool.com