Western Digital Corp. (WDC): Price and Financial Metrics

Western Digital Corp. (WDC): $33.15

0.43 (+1.31%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where WDC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.08% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WDC is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • WDC ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

WDC Stock Summary

  • WESTERN DIGITAL CORP's market capitalization of $10,189,558,328 is ahead of 85.02% of US-listed equities.
  • WESTERN DIGITAL CORP's stock had its IPO on January 2, 1987, making it an older stock than 92.49% of US equities in our set.
  • WESTERN DIGITAL CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 15.98%, greater than the shareholder yield of 87.6% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WDC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VSTM, DNN, AGLE, CRBU, and RXRX.
  • Visit WDC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.westerndigital.com.

WDC Valuation Summary

  • WDC's price/earnings ratio is 7.8; this is 63.38% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WDC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WDC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WDC 2022-09-16 0.6 1.0 7.8 6.8
WDC 2022-09-15 0.6 1.0 7.9 6.8
WDC 2022-09-14 0.6 1.0 8.0 6.9
WDC 2022-09-13 0.7 1.0 8.2 7.0
WDC 2022-09-12 0.7 1.1 9.1 7.5
WDC 2022-09-09 0.7 1.1 9.2 7.6

WDC Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 139.68%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 12.09%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 214.13%.
WDC's revenue has moved up $2,504,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows WDC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 18,793 1,880 1,500
2022-03-31 19,185 2,579 1,821
2021-12-31 18,941 2,297 1,993
2021-09-30 18,051 2,056 1,491
2021-06-30 16,922 1,898 821
2021-03-31 16,289 1,076 347

WDC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WDC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 60.29% of graded US stocks.
  • WDC's asset turnover comes in at 0.66 -- ranking 44th of 83 Computers stocks.
  • BRQS, LTRX, and CSCO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WDC.

The table below shows WDC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-02 0.660 0.267 0.076
2021-04-02 0.639 0.248 0.051
2021-01-01 0.639 0.242 0.040
2020-10-02 0.649 0.236 0.034
2020-07-03 0.648 0.226 0.022
2020-04-03 0.618 0.197 -0.015

WDC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WDC, see our WDC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $93.39 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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WDC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.15 52-week high $69.36
Prev. close $32.72 52-week low $32.31
Day low $32.54 Volume 3,735,200
Day high $33.52 Avg. volume 3,980,997
50-day MA $43.98 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $51.23 Market Cap 10.43B

Western Digital Corp. (WDC) Company Bio

Western Digital Corporation (WDC, commonly known as Western Digital or WD) is an American computer hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company, headquartered in San Jose, California. It designs, manufactures and sells data technology products, including storage devices, data center systems and cloud storage services. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest WDC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WESTERN DIGITAL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WDC as an investment opportunity.

Why Are Chip Stocks NVDA, AMD, INTC Down Today?

Chip stocks are declining sharply as the sector is experiencing multiple challenges, including lower-than-expected PC sales.

Larry Ramer on InvestorPlace | September 23, 2022

Why Is Micron (MU) Stock in the Spotlight Today?

Micron (MU) stock and Western Digital (WDC) stock are both in the spotlight after Mizuho Securities downgraded the names.

Larry Ramer on InvestorPlace | September 21, 2022

Western Digital's Charts Keep Going South

Mizuho Securities reduced its fundamental rating of Western Digital to "Neutral" from "Buy" earlier on Wednesday. In this daily bar chart of WDC, below, we can see how prices have weakened in the past twelve months. The On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has been weak all year and just declining to a new low for the move down.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Micron and Western Digital Stocks Are Downgraded on Market Weakness

Analysts at Mizuho lowered their price targets for the two stocks and changed the ratings to Neutral from Buy.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Micron stock downgraded amid ‘steepening price declines’

Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh is concerned about memory demand and its impact on pricing, trends that he thinks could weigh on shares of Micron Technology Inc. and Western Digital Corp.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

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WDC Price Returns

1-mo -23.55%
3-mo -23.65%
6-mo -31.49%
1-year -41.53%
3-year -42.74%
5-year -57.91%
YTD -49.16%
2021 17.73%
2020 -10.89%
2019 77.14%
2018 -51.90%
2017 19.83%

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