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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 12164.81. It is in the Data Storage Devices industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 14.73, a forward P/E of 11.98 and EPS of 3.54. At a stock price of 51.46 (-1.28%) it has a dividend yield of 3.84%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by -7.50%. The next year growth is going to be about -12.57% and more long-term -1.00% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -80.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -20.50%.

For performance, Western Digital Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 5.34%. For the last month performance for Western Digital Corporation is 13.57%. While the last quarter is 28.49% and half year, 12.76%. Finally for the year, performance is -31.45%.

The 52-week high for Western Digital Corporation, is at -39.62%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 48.74%. The 20-day simple moving average is 15.00% and -0.30% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.45%, and for the month it is 3.84%. Western Digital Corporation, has a target price of 58.26.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.21, and for total debt/equity Western Digital Corporation has 0.23. The gross margin is 27.90%, while operating margin is 7.20%, the profit margin is 6.50%. The current ratio is 3.1 and the quick ratio is 2.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 77.10%. Western Digital Corporation has a payout ratio of 55.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 233.4. The shares float is 226.32, with the float short at 7.45%, with short ratio coming to 2.58.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Western Digital Corporation, get 5.40%, with its returns on investment at 12.70%. Return on equity is 8.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 58.26, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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