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

Western Digital Corp. (WDC): $54.65

-2.37 (-4.16%)

POWR Rating

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  • WDC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 99.93% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WDC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 163 days.
  • WDC ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 38th percentile.

WDC Stock Summary

  • WDC has a market capitalization of $18,672,445,426 -- more than approximately 87.44% of US stocks.
  • WDC's went public 35.08 years ago, making it older than 91.98% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Over the past twelve months, WDC has reported earnings growth of 247.07%, putting it ahead of 91.27% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Western Digital Corp are QRVO, SGEN, INCY, ALNY, and SRPT.
  • 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

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -50.01%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -40.7%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -80.82%.
WDC's revenue has moved up $5,361,000,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-09-30 18,051 2,056 1,491
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

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 $54.65 52-week high $78.19
Prev. close $57.02 52-week low $49.50
Day low $54.18 Volume 1,313,906
Day high $56.07 Avg. volume 3,704,297
50-day MA $60.35 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $63.61 Market Cap 17.03B

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 N/A
3-mo -1.50%
6-mo -15.22%
1-year 6.57%
3-year 33.41%
5-year -22.27%
YTD -16.19%
2021 17.73%
2020 -10.89%
2019 77.14%
2018 -51.90%
2017 19.83%

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