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Western Digital Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.11 (-3.52%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
5.09 million shs
Average Volume
3.81 million shs
Market Capitalization
$18.01 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Western Digital

Western Digital Corp. engages in the developing, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of data storage devices and solutions. It operates through the following product categories: Client Devices, Data Center Devices & Solutions, and Client Solutions. The Client Devices category includes mobile, desktop, gaming and digital video hard drives, solid state drives (SSDs), embedded products, and wafers. The Data Center Devices & Solutions category covers capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives, enterprise SSDs, data center software, and system solutions. The Client Solutions category offers removable products, hard drive content solutions, and flash content solutions. The company was founded by Alvin B. Phillips in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Computer storage devices
Computer Storage & Peripherals
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$16.92 billion
Cash Flow
$6.81 per share
Book Value
$34.98 per share


Net Income
$821 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$18.01 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.75 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

91st out of 896 stocks

Computer Storage Devices Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Western Digital a buy right now?

21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Western Digital in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Western Digital stock.
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How has Western Digital's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Western Digital's stock was trading at $45.14 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WDC stock has increased by 28.1% and is now trading at $57.81.
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When is Western Digital's next earnings date?

Western Digital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
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How can I listen to Western Digital's earnings call?

Western Digital will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 27th 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The data storage provider reported $2.49 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.45 by $0.04. The data storage provider earned $5.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.06 billion. Western Digital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.38% and a net margin of 8.26%. Western Digital's revenue was up 28.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.40 EPS.
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What guidance has Western Digital issued on next quarter's earnings?

Western Digital updated its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.950-$2.250 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.390. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.70 billion-$4.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.59 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WDC?

21 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Western Digital's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Western Digital's stock price to reach $76.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.0% 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:
  • David V. Goeckeler, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert K. Eulau, Chief Financial Office & Executive Vice President
  • Srinivasan Sivaram, President-Technology & Strategy
  • Michael Charles Ray, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP
  • Lori S. Sundberg, Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP (LinkedIn Profile)

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

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

Who are some of Western Digital's key competitors?

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include DNB Asset Management AS (2.10%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.26%), Nexus Investment Management ULC (0.11%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (0.04%). Company insiders that own Western Digital stock include Gene M Zamiska, Lori S Sundberg, Lori S Sundberg, Michael Charles Ray and Michael D Cordano.
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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 M&G Investment Management Ltd., Cutler Group LP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nordea Investment Management AB, McGuire Investment Group LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, IBM Retirement Fund, and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Western Digital company stock in the last year include Gene M Zamiska, Lori S Sundberg, and Michael Charles Ray.
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Which institutional investors are buying Western Digital stock?

WDC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DNB Asset Management AS, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pendal Group Ltd, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD., Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd, Kovack Advisors Inc., Miracle Mile Advisors LLC, and Radnor Capital Management LLC.
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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 $57.81.

How much money does Western Digital make?

Western Digital has a market capitalization of $18.01 billion and generates $16.92 billion in revenue each year. The data storage provider earns $821 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.73 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Western Digital have?

Western Digital employs 65,600 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-io (Beijing) Info Tech Co. Ltd, Fusion-io LLC, Fusion-io Poland SP.Z.O.O., Fusion-io Singapore Private Ltd, HGST, HGST (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., HGST Consulting (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., HGST Europe Ltd., HGST Japan Ltd., HGST Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., HGST Netherlands B.V., 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., SanDisk, SanDisk (Cayman) Limited, SanDisk (Ireland) Limited, SanDisk 3D IP Holdings Ltd, SanDisk B.V., SanDisk Brasil Participações Ltda., SanDisk C.V., SanDisk China LLC, SanDisk China Limited, SanDisk Flash B.V., SanDisk France SAS, 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., Sandbox Expansion LLC, SiliconSystems, Stec's, Tegile Systems, Upthere, VeloBit, and Virident Systems.

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 www.westerndigital.com.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 949-672-5408.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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