Whirlpool Washes Out of S&P Top 10

The appliance maker was replaced in the portfolio of S&P's best investment ideas by consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble

On July 17, 2002, Standard & Poor's equity research group made a change to the S&P Top 10 portfolio -- those stocks that we believe to be best-positioned for capital gains over the coming 6 to 12 months. Appliance-maker Whirlpool (WHR ), which had been downgraded on July 16 from 5 STARS (buy) to 3 STARS (hold), was replaced with Procter & Gamble (PG ).

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