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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) which is in the industry Data Storage Devices, gaining 12.09% today. In the last week its performance is 13.16%, and 9.44% for the past quarter. Currently, Western Digital Corporation, WDC has a target price of 60.09, so today’s gain of 12.09% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 4.23%.

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC), has a market cap of 14941.59, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 89.90%.

At the current price of 53.3, it has a dividend yield of 3.75%, and its target price is 60.09. This is with a profit margin of 1.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.52. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has a P/E of 44.64, as well as a forward P/E of 8.47.

With a current EPS of 1.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 47.05%,Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -20.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.90%.

Performance for the year is -34.05%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1987, the total performance to date is -9.28%.

Volume today for Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC), is 18603400, while its average volume is 5203.32. Whilst the total gain today was 12.09%, it did have a day high of -2.31%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.91%, and 2.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Western Digital Corporation, WDC has been 54.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -36.42%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 2.00%, and its return on assets is 1.20%. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has an operating margin of 3.60%. With a sales growth of 9.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Western Digital Corporation, WDC is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 1.23, and has a current ratio of 1.8 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Western Digital Corporation? Well its PEG is 49.6, and the P/S is 1.15, along with a P/B of 1.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 1.78.

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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