SOURCE: StockCall


January 03, 2011 08:54 ET

Opinions on Whirlpool Corp. and Lennox International Inc. - Appliances Seeing Increased Sales but Battling Increased Commodity Prices

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - January 3, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the appliances industry and has completed analytical research on Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) and Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

Appliance companies have been enjoying increased demand for their products as the economy improves. Commercial sales have been leading the pack as long postponed renovations are made by recovering businesses. Furthermore, with energy efficiency becoming increasingly important to companies, technologically improved cooling, heating and refrigeration systems are a good way to curb emissions. With the construction business still lagging, revenue from the new residential area has remained depressed. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the appliances industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the appliances industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Whirlpool Corp. and Lennox International Inc.; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

Despite the increase in sales it is not all rosy for the appliance industry. Rising commodity prices are eating into margins and forcing industry players like Whirlpool Corp. to raise prices. Plastics as well as ferrous and non-ferrous metals have all been increasing of late. Following a period of absorption of the increased costs, companies are now having to past them onto the consumer. Investors looking for free research on Whirlpool Corp. are welcome to sign up at

While the rising commodity prices are of concern to the industry, most are posting profits and feeling confident enough to invest in their future. Some such as Lennox International Inc. have been focused on acquisitions as a way to expand their market share and gain access to new customers. Conversely, Whirlpool has been looking to innovation as a way to ensure continued customer interest in their products. Investors looking for free research on Lennox International Inc. are welcome to sign up at

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