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

Western Digital Corp. (WDC): $43.25

-1.33 (-2.98%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where WDC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 32.76% of US stocks.
  • WDC's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • WDC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

WDC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $14,160,850,151, WESTERN DIGITAL CORP has a greater market value than 86.38% of US stocks.
  • WESTERN DIGITAL CORP's stock had its IPO on January 2, 1987, making it an older stock than 92.76% of US equities in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WDC comes in at 10.01% -- higher than that of 85.02% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WDC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TGTX, RXRX, EXEL, CRIS, and ADAP.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 46.73% lower, now standing at 10.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, WDC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WDC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WDC 2023-01-31 0.8 1.2 15.2 10.6
WDC 2023-01-30 0.8 1.2 15.3 10.6
WDC 2023-01-27 0.8 1.2 15.6 10.7
WDC 2023-01-26 0.8 1.1 15.2 10.5
WDC 2023-01-25 0.8 1.1 14.3 10.1
WDC 2023-01-24 0.7 1.1 14.2 10.0

WDC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -71.22%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -31.97%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -138.96%.
WDC's revenue has moved up $1.896e+09 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 17,478 1,365 917
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

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 $43.25 52-week high $63.26
Prev. close $44.58 52-week low $29.73
Day low $43.07 Volume 5,798,700
Day high $44.82 Avg. volume 6,122,752
50-day MA $36.54 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $43.20 Market Cap 13.74B

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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Yahoo | February 2, 2023

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WDC Price Returns

1-mo 16.36%
3-mo 18.10%
6-mo -6.61%
1-year -16.52%
3-year -36.22%
5-year -44.04%
YTD 37.08%
2022 -51.62%
2021 17.73%
2020 -10.89%
2019 77.14%
2018 -51.90%

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