Western Digital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.51 (-0.77 %)
(As of 08/4/2021 02:10 PM ET)
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Volume204,755 shs
Average Volume3.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.11 billion
P/E Ratio58.60
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Western Digital

Western Digital Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions. It offers client devices, including hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices, such as desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), smart video systems, gaming consoles, and set top boxes; flash-based embedded storage products for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as automotive, Internet of Things, industrial, and connected home applications; flash-based memory wafers; and embedded storage solutions and flash products. The company also provides data center devices and solutions comprising enterprise helium hard drives; enterprise SSDs consisting of flash-based SSDs and software solutions for use in enterprise servers, online transactions, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; data center solutions, including HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and data storage platforms and systems. In addition, it offers client solutions, such as external HDD storage products in mobile and desktop form; client SSDs; removable cards that are used in consumer devices comprising mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, and still and action video cameras; universal serial bus flash drives for use in the computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products used in-field back up of created content, as well as wireless streaming of high-definition movies, photos, music, and documents to tablets, smartphones, and PCs. The company sells its products under the G-Technology, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, resellers, and retailers. It operates in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, and internationally. Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.


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2.39 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

163rd out of 844 stocks

Computer Storage Devices Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Western Digital a buy right now?

21 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Digital in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Western Digital stock.
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When is Western Digital's next earnings date?

Western Digital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Western Digital's earnings call?

Western Digital will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Western Digital's earnings last quarter?

Western Digital Co. (NASDAQ:WDC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 29th. The data storage provider reported $1.02 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.54. The data storage provider had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.97 billion. Western Digital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.34% and a net margin of 2.13%.
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How has Western Digital's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Western Digital's stock was trading at $45.14 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WDC stock has increased by 45.5% and is now trading at $65.67.
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What guidance has Western Digital issued on next quarter's earnings?

Western Digital updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.300-1.600 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.020. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.40 billion-$4.60 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.26 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WDC?

21 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Western Digital's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $124.00. On average, they expect Western Digital's share price to reach $85.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 30.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Western Digital's key executives?

Western Digital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David V. Goeckeler, CEO & Director (Age 59, Pay $4.58M)
  • Mr. Robert K. Eulau, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 59, Pay $1.77M)
  • Dr. Srinivasan Sivaram, Pres of Technology & Strategy (Age 61, Pay $1.52M)
  • Mr. Michael Charles Ray, Chief Legal Officer, Exec. VP & Sec. (Age 53, Pay $1.67M)
  • Ms. Lori Sundberg, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Sean Hunkler, Exec. VP of Global Operations (Age 59)
  • Mr. C. Wesley M. Scott, Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Gene M. Zamiska, VP of Global Accounting & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. T. Peter Andrew, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. David Tang, Sr. VP of Corp. Marketing (Age 56)

What is David Goeckeler's approval rating as Western Digital's CEO?

70 employees have rated Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler on David Goeckeler has an approval rating of 84% among Western Digital's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Western Digital own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Western Digital investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX), Visa (V), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Gilead Sciences (GILD).

What is Western Digital's stock symbol?

Western Digital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WDC."

Who are Western Digital's major shareholders?

Western Digital's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.01%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.45%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.32%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.14%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.12%) and Nexus Investment Management ULC (0.11%). Company insiders that own Western Digital stock include Lori S Sundberg, Matthew E Massengill, Michael Charles Ray, Michael D Cordano, Michael D Cordano and Stephen D Milligan.
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Which institutional investors are selling Western Digital stock?

WDC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cutler Group LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., and Advisors Asset Management Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Digital stock?

WDC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Artemis Investment Management LLP, Panview Asian Equity Master Fund, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Tuttle Tactical Management, AIA Group Ltd, USA Financial Portformulas Corp, and Coronation Fund Managers Ltd..
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How do I buy shares of Western Digital?

Shares of WDC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Western Digital's stock price today?

One share of WDC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.67.

How much money does Western Digital make?

Western Digital has a market capitalization of $20.12 billion and generates $16.74 billion in revenue each year. The data storage provider earns $-250,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $2.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Western Digital have?

Western Digital employs 63,800 workers across the globe.

Does Western Digital have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Western Digital: Amplidata N.V., Arkeia Software, Crag Technologies, EasyStore Memory Limited, Fusion Multisystems Ltd., Fusion-io (Beijing) Info Tech Co. Ltd, Fusion-io Holdings S.A.R.L., Fusion-io LLC, Fusion-io Poland SP.Z.O.O., Fusion-io Singapore Private Ltd, HGSP (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., HGSP Holdco Hong Kong Limited, HGST, HGST (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., HGST (Thailand) Ltd., HGST Asia Pte. Ltd., HGST Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., HGST Europe Ltd., HGST Inc., HGST Japan Ltd., HGST Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., HGST Netherlands B.V., HGST Philippines Corp., HGST Singapore Pte. Ltd., HGST Technologies India Private Limited, HGST Technologies Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., HICAP Properties Corp., Kazan Networks, Keen Personal Media Inc., Komag, Pacifica Insurance Corporation, Prestadora SD S. de R.L. de C.V., Read-Rite Philippines Inc., SD International Holdings Ltd., SMART Storage Systems GmbH, STEC Bermuda LP, STEC Europe B.V., STEC International Holding Inc., STEC Italy SRL, STEC R&D Limited, SanDisk, SanDisk (Cayman) Limited, SanDisk (Ireland) Limited, SanDisk 3D IP Holdings Ltd, SanDisk B.V., SanDisk Bermuda Limited, SanDisk Bermuda Unlimited, SanDisk BiCS IP Holdings Ltd, SanDisk Brasil Participações Ltda., SanDisk C.V., SanDisk China LLC, SanDisk China Limited, SanDisk Equipment Y.K., SanDisk Flash B.V., SanDisk France SAS, SanDisk G.K., SanDisk GmbH, SanDisk Holding B.V., SanDisk Hong Kong Limited, SanDisk India Device Design Centre Private Limited, SanDisk Information Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., SanDisk International Holdco B.V., SanDisk International Limited, SanDisk International Middle East FZE, SanDisk Italy S.R.L., SanDisk Korea Limited, SanDisk LLC, SanDisk Latin America Holdings LLC, SanDisk Limited, SanDisk Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., SanDisk Manufacturing Americas LLC, SanDisk Manufacturing Unlimited Company, SanDisk Operations Holdings Limited, SanDisk Pazarlama Ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, SanDisk Scotland Limited, SanDisk Semiconductor (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., SanDisk Spain S.L.U., SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., SanDisk Sweden AB, SanDisk Switzerland Sarl, SanDisk Taiwan Limited, SanDisk Technologies India Private Limited, SanDisk Technologies LLC, SanDisk Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., SanDisk Trading Holdings Limited, SanDisk UK Limited, Sandbox Expansion LLC, SiliconSystems, Stec's, Suntech Realty Inc., Tegile Systems, Upthere, VeloBit, Virident Systems, Virident Systems International Holdings Ltd., Virident Systems LLC, WD Media (Malaysia) Sdn., WD Media (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Western Digital (Argentina) S.A., Western Digital (France) SARL, Western Digital (I.S.) Limited, Western Digital (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Western Digital (S.E. Asia) Pte Ltd, Western Digital (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Western Digital (Thailand) Company Limited, Western Digital (UK) Limited, Western Digital Australia Pty Ltd, Western Digital Canada Corporation, Western Digital Capital Global Ltd., Western Digital Capital LLC, Western Digital Denmark ApS, Western Digital Deutschland GmbH, Western Digital Do Brasil Comercio E Distribuicao De Produtos De Informatica Ltda., Western Digital Federal LLC, Western Digital Hong Kong Limited, Western Digital Information Technology (Shanghai) Company Ltd., Western Digital International Ltd., Western Digital Ireland Ltd., Western Digital Israel Ltd., Western Digital Japan Ltd., Western Digital Korea Ltd., Western Digital Latin America Inc., Western Digital Netherlands B.V., Western Digital Taiwan Co. Ltd., Western Digital Tech and Regional Center (M) Sdn. Bhd., and Western Digital Technologies Inc..

When was Western Digital founded?

Western Digital was founded in 1970.

What is Western Digital's official website?

The official website for Western Digital is

Where are Western Digital's headquarters?

Western Digital is headquartered at 5601 GREAT OAKS PARKWAY, SAN JOSE CA, 95119.

How can I contact Western Digital?

Western Digital's mailing address is 5601 GREAT OAKS PARKWAY, SAN JOSE CA, 95119. The data storage provider can be reached via phone at 408-717-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by Staff
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