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How has Western Digital Corporation:(NASDAQ:WDC) performed recently?

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10854.77. It is in the Data Storage Devices industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 37.57, a forward P/E of 7.51 and EPS of 1.25. At a stock price of 47.08 (0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 4.25%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -19.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -82.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 47.23% and more long-term 0.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -243.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.40% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 9.50%.

For performance, Western Digital Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 2.04%. For the last month performance for Western Digital Corporation is -0.91%. While the last quarter is 2.32% and half year, 4.38%. Finally for the year, performance is -39.87%.

The 52-week high for Western Digital Corporation, is at -43.84%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 36.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.21% and -1.88% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.63%, and for the month it is 2.89%. Western Digital Corporation, has a target price of 60.09.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.22, and for total debt/equity Western Digital Corporation has 1.52. The gross margin is 26.40%, while operating margin is 3.70%, the profit margin is 2.00%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 1.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 77.10%. Western Digital Corporation has a payout ratio of 156.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 230.56. The shares float is 226.2, with the float short at 8.01%, with short ratio coming to 3.43.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Western Digital Corporation, get 1.30%, with its returns on investment at 2.00%. Return on equity is 2.60%. So will the investors see the target price of 60.09, reached soon?

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