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

Western Digital Corp. (WDC): $58.32

-0.74 (-1.25%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where WDC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.58% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WDC is in Sentiment, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • WDC ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 36th percentile.

WDC Stock Summary

  • Western Digital Corp's market capitalization of $17,749,925,337 is ahead of 86.47% of US-listed equities.
  • WDC's went public 34.75 years ago, making it older than 91.92% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Western Digital Corp is reporting a growth rate of 241.42%; that's higher than 90.36% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WDC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are INCY, CHRS, SVRA, EIGR, and BCRX.
  • 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

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, WDC's price/earnings ratio is 41.03% lower, now standing at 23.
  • Over the past 243 months, WDC's price/earnings ratio has gone up 41.9.
  • WDC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WDC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WDC 2021-09-01 1.1 1.8 23.0 19.3
WDC 2021-08-31 1.2 1.8 23.8 19.8
WDC 2021-08-30 1.1 1.8 23.3 19.6
WDC 2021-08-27 1.2 1.8 23.8 19.9
WDC 2021-08-26 1.2 1.9 55.3 29.9
WDC 2021-08-25 1.2 2.0 57.8 30.9

WDC Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -75.97%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -58.11%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 19.59%.
WDC's revenue has moved up $839,000,000 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
2021-06-30 16,922 1,898 821
2021-03-31 16,289 1,076 347
2020-12-31 16,327 1,102 167
2020-09-30 16,618 934 -34
2020-06-30 16,736 824 -250
2020-03-31 16,083 821 -595

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 50.05% of graded US stocks.
  • WDC's asset turnover comes in at 0.66 -- ranking 43rd of 83 Computers stocks.
  • STX, 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 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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WDC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.32 52-week high $78.19
Prev. close $59.06 52-week low $35.29
Day low $57.66 Volume 2,753,000
Day high $59.09 Avg. volume 4,410,813
50-day MA $61.74 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $64.55 Market Cap 18.01B

Western Digital Corp. (WDC) Company Bio

Western Digital Corp. engages in the development, manufacture, market and sale of data storage devices and solutions. It operates through the following product categories: Client Devices, Data Center Devices and 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 and Solutions category covers capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives (HDDs), 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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WDC Price Returns

1-mo -7.78%
3-mo -18.06%
6-mo -18.28%
1-year 51.01%
3-year 6.41%
5-year 12.51%
YTD 5.29%
2020 -10.89%
2019 77.14%
2018 -51.90%
2017 19.83%
2016 17.48%

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