WHIRLPOOL CORP /DE/0000106640falseCommon stock, par value $1.00 per shareWHR00001066402020-10-212020-10-210000106640exch:XNYS2020-10-212020-10-210000106640exch:XCHI2020-10-212020-10-21


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) October 21, 2020
 
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
Delaware1-393238-1490038
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2000 North M-63,
Benton Harbor,
Michigan
49022-2692
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (269923-5000
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $1.00 per shareWHRChicago Stock ExchangeandNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.



Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 21, 2020,Whirlpool Corporation issued a press release providing information regarding earnings for the third quarter of 2020. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information, including Exhibit 99.1, in this Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, except as shall otherwise be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)     Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Exhibit
Exhibit 99.1
Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
Website Disclosure
We routinely post important information for investors on our website, whirlpoolcorp.com, in the "Investors" section. We also intend to update the Hot Topics Q&A portion of this webpage as a means of disclosing material, non-public information and for complying with our disclosure obligations under Regulation FD. Accordingly, investors should monitor the Investors section of our website, in addition to following our press releases, SEC filings, public conference calls, presentations and webcasts. The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, our webpage is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this document.




SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: October 21, 2020                     WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

                            By:     /s/ JAMES W. PETERS         
                            Name:     James W. Peters
                            Title:     Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer