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Reaping the Whirlpool
By Stephen D. Simpson, CFA
August 23, 2005

Kudos to Maytag (NYSE: MYG) management and shareholders. As a result of their willingness to listen to competing bids and their patience to let the price slowly climb, management ultimately extracted a 50% higher price for the sale of the company. Even those who aren't readily proficient in math will see that a 50% gain in 3 months' time is nothing to sneeze at.

The ultimate victor proved to be Whirlpool (NYSE: WHR) ...
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