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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 16822.98. It is in the Data Storage Devices industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 49.74, a forward P/E of 9.21 and EPS of 1.19. At a stock price of 59.24 (0.94%) it has a dividend yield of 3.38%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -20.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -83.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 40.84% and more long-term 0.90% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -249.70%. 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 2.12%. For the last month performance for Western Digital Corporation is 25.65%. While the last quarter is 25.36% and half year, 39.73%. Finally for the year, performance is -25.83%.

The 52-week high for Western Digital Corporation, is at -28.72%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 72.71%. The 20-day simple moving average is 19.07% and 26.85% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.86%, and for the month it is 3.49%. Western Digital Corporation, has a target price of 62.53.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.23, and for total debt/equity Western Digital Corporation has 1.52. The gross margin is 26.40%, while operating margin is 3.60%, the profit margin is 1.90%. The current ratio is 1.8 and the quick ratio is 1.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 89.60%. Western Digital Corporation has a payout ratio of 164.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 283.98. The shares float is 278.22, with the float short at 6.54%, with short ratio coming to 3.63.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Western Digital Corporation, get 1.20%, with its returns on investment at 2.00%. Return on equity is 2.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 62.53, reached soon?

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