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86.84
+1.26
+1.47%
After Hours :
87.47
+0.63
+0.73%

Open

86.28

Previous Close

85.58

Volume (Avg)

2.28M (1.77M)

Day's Range

86.27-87.80

52Wk Range

68.14-103.51

Market Cap.

20.32B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.60 (1.61%)

Beta

1.39

Shares Outstanding

233.61M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

13.00 (6.68)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Data Storage
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 15.13B

    • Net Income

    • 1.62B

    • Market Cap.

    • 20.32B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 10.69

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.71

    • Beta

    • 1.39

    • Forward P/E

    • 10.49

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.39

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.30

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 7.78

      • EBITDA

      • 3.05B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 10.95

      • Return on Equity %

      • 19.32

      • Return on Assets %

      • 10.95

      • Book Value/Share

      • 37.78

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 233.61M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.40 (10/1/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/15/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 114.50

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 8

        • EPS Estimate

        • 8.17

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 14.13

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -2.10

          • 2.62

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 65.00

          • -10.82

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • 10.91

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 15.21

          • 42.11

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 28.00

          • 9.43

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 73.04

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 28.82

            • 52.35

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 11.58

            • 14.83

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 10.69

            • 11.39

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 25.90

            • 52.46

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 11.40

            • 14.39

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 10.30

            • 141.92B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.26

              • 0.28

              • Current Ratio

              • 2.27

              • 1.68

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.84

              • 1.34

              • Interest Coverage

              • 32.29

              • 19.67

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.75

              • 1.97

              • Book Value/Share

              • 37.78

              • 11.54

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 13.53

                • 18.55

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 15.49

                • 97.41

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 3.39

                • 61.53

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.45

                • 1.95

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.39

                • 2.71

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 7.78

                • 9.02

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 18.71

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/15/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/1/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 19.32

                        (21.10)

                      • 14.22

                        (13.68)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 10.95

                        (12.70)

                      • 7.26

                        (7.54)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 15.80

                        (18.50)

                      • 10.93

                        (11.28)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 19.23k

                      • 33.24k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 8.92

                      • 7.34

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.02

                      • 0.64

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.79B
                      Operating Margin
                      11.84
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      7.78
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      92.98%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      32.23%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      41.22%

                      Float

                      99.93%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.88%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Alken Fund European Opportunities

                      •  

                        5,037,586

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.14

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        3,643,214

                      • 0.43

                      • 1.56

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,283,750

                      • 5.39

                      • 0.98

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,228,364

                      • 4.02

                      • 0.95

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        2,215,066

                      • -1.17

                      • 0.83

                      • PowerShares QQQ

                      •  

                        1,965,146

                      • -2.60

                      • 0.74

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        1,901,681

                      • -49.68

                      • 0.81

                      • JHancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund

                      •  

                        1,711,800

                      • 1.65

                      • 0.73

                      • CREF Stock

                      •  

                        1,366,185

                      • -1.03

                      • 0.58

                      • T. Rowe Price Science And Technology Fun

                      •  

                        1,229,100

                      • 28.81

                      • 0.53

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        15,705,743

                      • -1.96%

                      • 6.71

                      • Hitachi Ltd

                      •  

                        10,869,566

                      • -56.52%

                      • 4.60

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        9,712,132

                      • +11.11%

                      • 4.15

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        6,803,052

                      • +0.33%

                      • 2.91

                      • Alken Asset Management LLP

                      •  

                        6,487,701

                      • -10.81%

                      • 2.76

                      • OppenheimerFunds, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,728,364

                      • +1.82%

                      • 2.45

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,669,935

                      • +33.79%

                      • 2.42

                      • Robeco Investment Management, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,635,348

                      • +15.00%

                      • 2.41

                      • LSV Asset Management

                      •  

                        4,620,383

                      • -0.78%

                      • 1.97

                      • APG Asset Management

                      •  

                        4,335,781

                      • -5.98%

                      • 1.85

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Technology

                      Industry

                      Data Storage

                      Type

                      Cyclical

                      Style

                      Large Core

                      Western Digital Corp a Delaware corporation was founded in 1970. The Company is a developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage solutions that enable consumers, businesses, governments and other organizations to create, manage...more, experience and preserve digital content. The Company's product portfolio includes hard disk drives (“HDDs”) and solid-state drives ("SSDs"). The HDDs are primary storage medium for digital content, with the use of solid-state storage products. The Company's products are marketed under the HGST, WD and G-Technology brand names and operate its business through subsidiaries. Its HDDs provide non-volatile data storage, which means that the data remains present when power is no longer applied to the device. Its SSDs use semiconductor, non-volatile media, rather than magneti...morec media and magnetic heads, to store and allow fast access to data without any moving parts. The Company through its subsidiary delivers high performance 10,000/15,000 revolutions per minute (“RPM”) drives targeting server and storage system OEMs, enterprise capacity drives for bulk storage applications for both hyperscale cloud customers and OEMs, helium sealed 6 terabyte ("TB") products that improve capacity and other dimensions of total cost of ownership, mobile drives for the notebook, PC and gaming markets, and a G-Technology line of branded products for professional audiovisual users. In addition it delivers a line of SSDs for the high end of the performance market that includes 2.5” Serial Attached SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) (“SAS”) drives as well as Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (“PCIe”) SSDs for the server market and embedded flash solutions. It also designs, manufacturers and provides hard drives for range of digital storage uses, from PCs and data centers to home video recorders and home network storage devices; and also packages these hard drives into consumer appliances, which offer portable, desktop and personal cloud storage for accessibility from anywhere and sharing functionality, as well as provide media playing devices to simplify enjoyment of personal content on televisions. The Company’s Enterprise storage products consist of HDDs and SSDs for performance enterprise and capacity enterprise markets. Its enterprise storage solutions include performance drives which are optimized for performance applications. Within performance drives it offers factor drives which provide high capacity storage, primarily for data storage systems, and small form factor drives which provide a range of capacity and performance levels primarily for use in enterprise servers, supporting high volume on-line transactions, data analysis and other enterprise applications. The Company also offers Client: Desktop and Notebook PCs including Client compute solutions consist of HDDs for desktop and mobile PCs; Branded Product Solutions consist of HDDs embedded into WD®-, HGST- and G-Technology-branded external storage appliances with capacities ranging from 500 GB to 24 TB and using interfaces such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, external SATA, FireWireTM, ThunderboltTM and Ethernet network connections.; and Consumer Electronics Solutions used in DVRs, gaming consoles, security surveillance, systems, set top boxes, camcorders, multi-function printers and entertainment and automobile navigation systems. The components of the hard drive are a Head-Disk-Assembly (“HDA”) and a Printed Circuit Board Assembly (“PCBA”). Its Competitors include; Intel Corporation, Micron Technology, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., SanDisk Corporation, Seagate Technology LLC and Toshiba Corporation. The Company is subject to a variety of U.S. and foreign laws and regulations in connection with its operations and relating to the protection of the environment, including those governing discharges of pollutants into the air and water, the management and disposal of hazardous substances, and the cleanup of contaminated sites.lessless

                      Key People

                      Stephen D. Milligan

                      President/Director/CEO

                      Thomas E. Pardun

                      Director/Chairman of the Board

                      Mr. Olivier Leonetti

                      CFO

                      Mark P. Long

                      Executive VP, Divisional

                      Ms. Kathleen Cote

                      Director

                      • Western Digital Corp

                      • 3355 Michelson Drive

                      • Irvine, CA 92612

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 949 672-7000

                      • Fax: +1 949 672-5408

                      • westerndigital.com

                      Incorporated

                      1970

                      Employees

                      84,072

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