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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 15697.35. It is in the Data Storage Devices industry and sector Technology, with a current P/E of 44.62, a forward P/E of 8.31 and EPS of 1.19. At a stock price of 53.28 (2.48%) it has a dividend yield of 3.75%.

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 42.18% 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 -0.36%. For the last month performance for Western Digital Corporation is 16.38%. While the last quarter is 16.09% and half year, 18.38%. Finally for the year, performance is -31.85%.

The 52-week high for Western Digital Corporation, is at -36.44%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.02%. The 20-day simple moving average is 9.93% and 12.50% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.79%, and for the month it is 3.16%. Western Digital Corporation, has a target price of 61.67.

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 89.90%. Western Digital Corporation has a payout ratio of 164.30%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 294.62. The shares float is 277.47, with the float short at 6.53%, with short ratio coming to 3.46.

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 61.67, reached soon?

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