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Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Whirlpool Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend11:17 EDT Tuesday, August 21, 2012BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 21, 2012 /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, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2012. (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 approximately $19 billion in 2011, 68,000 employees, and 65 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 http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com.SOURCE Whirlpool CorporationFor further information: Media: +1-269-923-7405, Media@Whirlpool.com, Financial: Angela Hersil, Whirlpool Corporation, +1-269-923-2641, Investor_Relations@Whirlpool.com