Jan 29 (Reuters) - Whirlpool Corp said its quarterly profit more than doubled, helped by cost- and capacity-reduction actions and acquisitions.
The world's largest maker of home appliances said net earnings rose to $180 million, or $2.28 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $81 million, or $1.02 per share, a year earlier.
Whirlpool said ongoing business earnings rose to $4.10 per share from $3.52.
Net sales fell 7.4 percent to $5.56 billion. (Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)