UPDATE: AHAM Appliance Shipments Rise 5% in Sept. - Bloomberg (WHR)
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(Updated - October 17, 2016 1:12 PM EDT)
U.S. shipments of major home appliances rose 5% year-over-year to 7.2 million units in September, according to Bloomberg, citing data from AHAM. Year-to-date shipments increased 1.5% to 57.1 million units.
Sept. shipments of washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, ranges, and ovens gained 6.9% to 5 million units. Cooking was down 2%, food preservation was up 3.3%, home laundry was up 9.3%, kitchen clean up was up 7.4%, and home comfort appliances were up 39.9%.
Related tickers include Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR).
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