Trader topping market: Buy Whirlpool into plunge

Whirlpool clothes dryers on sale in San Francisco.
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Whirlpool clothes dryers on sale in San Francisco.

"Halftime Report" trader Stephanie Link scooped up shares of Whirlpool on Friday, following a sell-off in the stock.

Shares of the manufacturer of home appliances fell as much as 11.5 percent in midday trading, dragged down by concerns over international weakness raised on its earnings conference call.

Since reaching an all-time high of $217 in February, ticker WHR has seen its stock drop 31 percent as investors flee stocks with overseas exposure, particularly those with reliance on emerging markets.

Whirlpool shares are "down 20 percent year to date and a lot of the bad news is priced in with respect to Brazil exposure and forex," said Link in an email.

The addition of Whirlpool to CNBC Pro's model portfolio led the money manager to close out of her position in Lululemon (LULU).

Here's the reason for the move: