NASDAQ:STX - Seagate Technology Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$58.39 -0.63 (-1.07 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 10:24 AM ET)
Previous Close$58.80
Today's Range$58.17 - $58.84
52-Week Range$30.60 - $62.70
Volume19,316 shs
Average Volume2.10 million shs
Market Capitalization$16.94 billion
P/E Ratio14.33
Dividend Yield4.27%
Seagate Technology logoSeagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company manufactures and distributes hard disk drives, solid state drives and their related controllers, solid state hybrid drives, and storage subsystems. Its products are used in enterprise servers and storage systems applications; client compute applications, primarily for desktop and mobile computing; and client non-compute applications, including various end user devices, such as portable external storage systems, surveillance systems, network-attached storage, digital video recorders, and gaming consoles. The company offers external backup storage solutions under the Backup Plus and Expansion product lines, as well as under the Maxtor and LaCie brand names available in capacities up to 120 terabytes. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Seagate Technology plc was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Computer storage devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.17
Current Ratio1.72
Quick Ratio1.39


Trailing P/E Ratio14.33
Forward P/E Ratio10.93
P/E Growth0.57

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.77 billion
Price / Sales1.56
Cash Flow$6.7115 per share
Price / Cash8.70
Book Value$4.67 per share
Price / Book12.50


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.12
Net Income$772 million
Net Margins7.76%
Return on Equity105.43%
Return on Assets14.74%


Outstanding Shares287,060,000
Market Cap$16,942.40

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Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seagate Technology's stock symbol?

Seagate Technology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STX."

How often does Seagate Technology pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Seagate Technology?

Seagate Technology declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.63 per share on Thursday, July 5th. This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 19th. View Seagate Technology's Dividend History.

How were Seagate Technology's earnings last quarter?

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The data storage provider reported $1.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.36 by $0.10. The data storage provider had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.75 billion. Seagate Technology had a net margin of 7.76% and a return on equity of 105.43%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.10 earnings per share. View Seagate Technology's Earnings History.

When is Seagate Technology's next earnings date?

Seagate Technology is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Seagate Technology.

What price target have analysts set for STX?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Seagate Technology's shares. Their predictions range from $29.00 to $73.00. On average, they expect Seagate Technology's stock price to reach $53.7778 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%. View Analyst Ratings for Seagate Technology.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Seagate Technology?

26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Seagate Technology in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 17 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Seagate Technology stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Seagate Technology stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Results disappoint relative to WDC’s HDD results, likely due to yield ramp associated with 12TB high capacity enterprise HDD product. We expect a temporary rise in GM towards the high-end of target model in C2H18 as 12TB yields improve and cloud service provider demand continues to run “hot”. Slightly raising 12-month price target to $54, based on a 10x multiple of our introduced FY20 EPS estimate of $6.04, discounted back to today." (5/2/2018)
  • 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We think gross margin upside was likely a bit less than investors anticipated, however, and that STX’s opex and capex cuts have largely now played out. With that, we continue to see STX needing to target enterprise SSD growth as its NEXT phase of leverage, yet with that a market where it has so far lagged. Maintain NEUTRAL as we continue to see more upside potential in Western Digital (WDC, BUY, $78.87)." (5/1/2018)
  • 3. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Seagate is the second-largest manufacturer of HDDs in the U.S., owing to strong demand and adoption of its storage drives. Hints of PC market stabilization as reflected in the latest reports from Gartner and IDC are a positive. Stabilization of the PC market by the research firms bodes well for memory shipments, particularly HDDs. We believe that Seagate’s recent NAND-supply deal with Toshiba will help it in developing advanced HDD, SSD and hybrid solutions. Also, its Nearline’s rapid adoption will boost Seagate’s competitive position against Western Digital. The company’s efforts in the improvement of areal density with the ramping up of its heat assisted magnetic recording (“HAMR”) technology is another positive. However, shares of the company have underperformed the industry in the past one year. Further, stiff competition in the disk drive market and customer concentration remains major risk for Seagate." (4/12/2018)
  • 4. Mizuho analysts commented, "We are adjusting estimates and adjusting PT to $53 with good nearline demand and improving opex. However, lack of an in-house NAND roadmap keeps us on the sidelines. KeyPoints Good DecQ results and MarQ guide. STX reported DecQ rev/EPS/GM at $2.9B/$1.48/30.4%, inline with prior updated guide and consensus of $2.9B/ $1.35/29.9%. EPS came in higher on good Opex control. STX guided MarQ rev/GMs to ~2.7$B/30.5% (consensus $2.6B/29.7%) with seasonality offset by cloud and nearline demand." (1/29/2018)

Who are some of Seagate Technology's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Seagate Technology include Western Digital (WDC), NetApp (NTAP), Pure Storage (PSTG), Quantum (QTM) and US Gold (USAU).

Who are Seagate Technology's key executives?

Seagate Technology's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen J. Luczo, Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Dr. William David Mosley, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. David H. Morton Jr., Exec. VP of Fin., CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. James J. Murphy, Exec. VP of Worldwide Sales & Marketing (Age 59)
  • Dr. Mark Re, Chief Technology Officer and Sr. VP of R&D (Age 58)

Has Seagate Technology been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about STX stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Seagate Technology earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the data storage provider an impact score of 46.03 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are Seagate Technology's major shareholders?

Seagate Technology's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.40%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.03%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.02%), Dorsey Wright & Associates (0.02%) and Atria Investments LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Seagate Technology stock include Chong Sup Park, Dambisa F Moyo, David H Morton Jr, David H Morton, Jr, Edward J Zander, Elizabeth Moore, Frank Biondi, James J Murphy, Jay L Geldmacher, Jeffrey D Nygaard, Mark Re, Philip G Brace, Stephen J Luczo and William D Mosley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Seagate Technology.

Which major investors are selling Seagate Technology stock?

STX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Atria Investments LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and RDL Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Seagate Technology company stock in the last year include Chong Sup Park, Dambisa F Moyo, David H Morton Jr, David H Morton, Jr, Edward J Zander, Elizabeth Moore, James J Murphy, Jay L Geldmacher, Jeffrey D Nygaard, Philip G Brace and Stephen J Luczo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Seagate Technology.

Which major investors are buying Seagate Technology stock?

STX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dorsey Wright & Associates, Clinton Group Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. Company insiders that have bought Seagate Technology stock in the last two years include Jeffrey D Nygaard and Philip G Brace. View Insider Buying and Selling for Seagate Technology.

How do I buy shares of Seagate Technology?

Shares of STX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Seagate Technology's stock price today?

One share of STX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.02.

How big of a company is Seagate Technology?

Seagate Technology has a market capitalization of $16.94 billion and generates $10.77 billion in revenue each year. The data storage provider earns $772 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.12 on an earnings per share basis. Seagate Technology employs 41,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Seagate Technology?

Seagate Technology's mailing address is 38/39 FITZWILLIAM SQUARE, DUBLIN L2, KY1-1104. The data storage provider can be reached via phone at 353-1234-3136 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Seagate Technology (NASDAQ STX)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  886 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,067 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,953
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Seagate Technology and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by Staff

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