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Western Digital

WDC $42.03 -1.6  -3.6%
07/12/18

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Last ex-div: 27th Dec, paid: 14th Jan more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the 13 weeks ended 28 September 2018, Western Digital Corp revenues decreased 3% to $5.03B. Net income decreased 25% to $511M. Revenues reflect Client Solutions segment decrease of 18% to $932M, Client Devices segment decrease of 2% to $2.65B, Americas segment decrease of 7% to $1.26B, Asia segment decrease of 1% to $2.87B. Net income also reflects Business Realignment increase from $7M to $42M (expense). more »

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Broker Forecasts
29th Jun 2019
29th Jun 2020

Price Target: $67.5
(+60.61% above Price)
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Est. Long Term Growth Rate: -2.7% ($) ($) ($) ($) ($) ($)
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Broker Recommendations for Western Digital
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 0 0 18 3 9

Named Brokers and Analysts
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Wamsi Mohan , Deutsche Bank Sidney Ho , Pacific Crest Securities , Cowen and Company Karl Ackerman , Stifel Nicolaus and Company, Incorporated Kevin Cassidy , Needham & Company Inc. , Jefferies , RBC Capital Markets Amit Daryanani , Morgan Stanley Katy Huberty , Citi Stanley Kovler , BMO Capital Markets Tim Long , SterneAgee CRT , Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Aaron Rakers , Goldman Sachs Research Mark Delaney, CFA , Argus Research Corporation Jim Kelleher , Brean Capital, LLC , Robert W. Baird & Co. Tristan Gerra , KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. Weston Twigg , Loop Capital Ananda Baruah , UBS Equities John Roy , Craig Hallum Christian Schwab , Longbow Research Joe Wittine , Susquehanna Financial Group LLLP Mehdi Hosseini , Maxim Group Nehal Chokshi , Cross Research Steven Fox , CLSA , Phillip Securities (Hong Kong) Limited Kang Wei Ho , Macquarie Research Srini Pajjuri , JPMorgan Harlan Sur , CRT Capital (Historical) , The Benchmark Company LLC Mark Miller , Cleveland Research Company , Daiwa Capital Markets America Yoko Yamada , Barclays , Arete Research Nam Kim , FBN Securities Shebly Seyrafi , Morningstar, Inc. Seth Sherwood , EVERCORE ISI C.J. Muse , Mizuho Securities USA Vijay Rakesh , Guggenheim Securities LLC Robert Cihra , BTIG Edward Parker , Summit Insights Group Kinngai Chan , Elazar Advisors Chaim Siegel ,

Profile Summary

Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital) is a developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. The Company's portfolio of offerings addresses three categories: Datacenter Devices and Solutions (capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives (HDDs), enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), datacenter software and system solutions); Client Devices (mobile, desktop, gaming and digital video hard drives, client SSDs, embedded products and wafers), and Client Solutions (removable products, hard drive content solutions and flash content solutions). The Company develops and manufactures a portion of the recording heads and magnetic media used in its hard drive products.

Directors: Matthew Massengill (CHM) 56, Michael Cordano (PRE) 54, Stephen Milligan (CEO) 54, Mark Long (CFO) 50, Lori Sundberg (CHO) 52, Martin Fink (EVP) 52, Michael Ray (EVP) 50, Manish Bhatia (EVP) 45, Srinivasan Sivaram (EVP) 57, Len Lauer (LED) 60, Kimberly Alexy (DRC) 48, Stephanie Streeter (DRC) 60, Martin Cole (IND) 61, Kathleen Cote (IND) 69,

No. of Employees: 71,600 No. of Shareholders: 999


Last Annual June 29th, 2018
Last Interim September 28th, 2018
Incorporated October 26, 2000
Public Since January 31, 1991
Shares in Issue 289,424,688
Free Float 288.3m (99.6%)
Sector Technology
Industry Computers, Phones & Household Electronics
Index Nasdaq Composite , Nasdaq 100 , S&P 500 Information Technology (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange NASDAQ Global Select Market
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

WDC Share Price Performance WDCQuote
$42.03
-1.6  -3.6%
Traded 9:00pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS:

Latest WDC News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming WDC Events
Thursday 27th December, 2018
Dividend For WDC.OQ
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 (estimate)
Q2 2019 Western Digital Corp Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Tuesday 4th December, 2018
Western Digital Corp Investor Day
Wednesday 7th November, 2018
Western Digital Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 25th October, 2018
Q1 2019 Western Digital Corp Earnings Call
Thursday 25th October, 2018
Q1 2019 Western Digital Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 27th September, 2018
Dividend For WDC.OQ
Thursday 6th September, 2018
Western Digital Corp at Citi Global Technology Conference
Thursday 26th July, 2018
Q4 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Call
Thursday 26th July, 2018
Q4 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 28th June, 2018
Dividend For WDC.OQ
Tuesday 12th June, 2018
Western Digital Corp at Nasdaq Investor Conference
Wednesday 6th June, 2018
Western Digital Corp at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology Conference
Tuesday 15th May, 2018
Western Digital Corp at JPMorgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference
Thursday 26th April, 2018
Q3 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Call
Thursday 26th April, 2018
Q3 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Release
Wednesday 28th March, 2018
Dividend For WDC
Tuesday 27th February, 2018
Western Digital Corp at JP Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference
Tuesday 13th February, 2018
Western Digital Corp at Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference
Thursday 25th January, 2018
Q2 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Call
Thursday 25th January, 2018
Q2 2018 Western Digital Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 28th December, 2017
Dividend For WDC


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