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

Western Digital Corp. (WDC): $58.01

-1.09 (-1.84%)

POWR Rating

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  • WDC scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 97.5% of US stocks.
  • WDC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WDC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 22.02% of US stocks).

WDC Stock Summary

  • WDC has a market capitalization of $16,237,298,778 -- more than approximately 85.73% of US stocks.
  • WDC's went public 35.26 years ago, making it older than 92.04% 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 278.01%; that's higher than 92.35% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Western Digital Corp are CHRS, DNN, INCY, MCRB, and AGLE.
  • WDC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Western Digital Corp's official 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 year over year revenue growth rate is now at 1.28%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -50.01%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 19.59%.
Over the past 70 months, WDC's revenue has gone up $6,251,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 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
2020-12-31 16,327 1,102 167
2020-09-30 16,618 934 -34

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 $58.01 52-week high $78.19
Prev. close $59.10 52-week low $43.85
Day low $57.93 Volume 2,412,700
Day high $59.59 Avg. volume 4,295,478
50-day MA $51.57 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $56.37 Market Cap 18.17B

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.

Speed things up with Western Digital’s lightning-fast My Passport SSD

This palm-sized solid state drive delivers rapid transfer speeds

Evening Standard | February 23, 2022

Top Tech Stocks for March 2022

The technology sector is composed of businesses that sell goods and services in electronics, software, computers, artificial intelligence (AI), and other industries related to information technology (IT). The sector includes companies with the largest market capitalizations in the world, such as Apple Inc. (AAPL), Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), and Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN). Tech stocks, represented by the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLK), have outperformed the broader market over the past year.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

CNBC''s Final Trades: Roblox, Western Digital, Paramount, Coinbase Global And This Tech Major

On CNBC’s “ Halftime Report Final Trades ,” Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management chose Roblox Corp (NYSE: RBLX ), saying he has added to his position in this stock. Jon Najarian said he had bought calls in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ: WDC ). Brenda Vingiello … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | February 18, 2022

Western Digital to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced management participation in the upcoming investor conferences: Event: Susquehanna Eleventh Annual Technology Conference Presentation: Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET Event: Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference Presentation: Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 2:25 p.m. PT / 5:25 p.m. ET These presentations will be available as live webcasts, accessible through Western

Business Wire | February 16, 2022

Western Digital launches WD Black SN770 NVMe SSD in India

Western Digital has launched a new solid state drive (SSD) specially designed to cater the needs of PC gamers.

The Times of India | February 16, 2022

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WDC Price Returns

1-mo 17.19%
3-mo 4.47%
6-mo 3.55%
1-year -20.48%
3-year 39.12%
5-year -25.75%
YTD -11.04%
2021 17.73%
2020 -10.89%
2019 77.14%
2018 -51.90%
2017 19.83%

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