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Today’s Large Cap Details for Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) of Data Storage Devices

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 27.12 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Western Digital Corporation is 93.68 (with a change from open of 0.34%), this in conjunction with a target price of 112.81. Volume today has so far reached 87734, with an average volume of about 4331.6. The GAP for this stock, is 0.60%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 7.6. The current EPS for Western Digital Corporation, is -1.06, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -83.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 36.57%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Western Digital Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 35.29% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 26.12%. Quarter over quarter is 162.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 64.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -20.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 6.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 85.20%. Shares outstanding is 292.22, while shares float is at a value of 290.61. Float short for Western Digital Corporation is 1.56% and the short ratio is 1.05.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.17, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.19. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.4, and the quick ratio is 1.9. The most recent gross margin is 29.40% and their operating margin is 6.20%. The profit margin is -1.40%.

Western Digital Corporation has seen returns on assets of -0.80%, and on investment, 2.00%. Return on equity is -2.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.53, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.43 and Price/cash is 4.78, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 15.91.

The simple moving averages are 4.26% and 24.59% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -1.92% and the 52 week low is 117.41%.

Western Digital Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.16%, with a current price of 93.68. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Data Storage Devices, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Western Digital Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Data Storage Devices industry means that Western Digital Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 7.76%, with performance for the month coming to 3.05%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 10.20%, and for the half year the performance is 78.43%. Volatility for this week is 3.02% and for the month this is 3.04%.


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