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Open
$99.87
Previous Close
$101.06
Day High
$101.04
Day Low
$98.96
52 Week High
12/19/14 - $114.69
52 Week Low
05/9/14 - $80.78
Market Cap
23.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.9M
EPS TTM
$6.87
Shares Outstanding
232.2M
EX-Date
12/30/14
P/E TM
14.5x
Dividend
$1.60
Dividend Yield
1.51%
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western digital corp (WDC) Details

Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells data storage solutions that enable consumers, businesses, governments, and other organizations to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. It provides hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state drives for desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), and performance enterprise and capacity enterprise markets. The company also offers HDDs used in consumer electronics, such as DVRs, gaming consoles, security surveillance, systems, set top boxes, camcorders, multi-function printers, and entertainment and automobile navigation systems. In addition, it provides HDDs embedded into WD, HGST, and G-Technology branded external storage appliances with capacities ranging from 500 GB to 24 TB, as well as using various interfaces, such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, external SATA, FireWire, Thunderbolt, and Ethernet network connections. The company sells its products to computer manufacturers, resellers, and retailers worldwide. It serves storage subsystem suppliers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Internet and social media infrastructure players, and PC and Mac OEMs providers. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

83,993 Employees
Last Reported Date: 01/27/15
Founded in 1970

western digital corp (WDC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of HGST
Total Annual Compensation: $714.2K
President of the Western Digital
Total Annual Compensation: $576.6K
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Corpor...
Total Annual Compensation: $453.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

western digital corp (WDC) Key Developments

Western Digital Corporation Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter Ending March 2015

Western Digital Corporation provided earnings guidance for the third quarter ending March 2015. The company expects revenue to be in the range of $3.6 billion to $3.7 billion; gross margin percentage roughly flat with its second quarter performance, excluding the amortization of intangibles; R&D and SG&A spending of approximately $610 million, excluding the amortization of intangibles; the tax rate of approximately 7.5%; and the share count of approximately 237 million. Accordingly, the company estimates non-GAAP earnings per share of between $1.90 and $2.00 for the March quarter.

Western Digital Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended January 2, 2015

Western Digital Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended January 2, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported that revenue, net was $3,888 million compared to $3,972 million a year ago. Operating income was $488 million compared to $478 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $480 million compared to $467 million a year ago. Net income was $460 million or $1.93 per diluted share compared to $430 million or $1.77 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $243 million compared to $727 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $146 million compared to $170 million a year ago. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $539 million or $2.26 per share compared to $532 million, or $2.19 per share a year ago. For the six months, the company reported that revenue, net was $7,831 million compared to $7,776 million a year ago. Operating income was $957 million compared to $1,020 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $940 million compared to $999 million a year ago. Net income was $883 million or $3.69 per diluted share compared to $925 million or $3.81 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $1,070 million compared to $1,406 million a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $306 million compared to $306 million a year ago. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $1,043 million or $4.36 per share compared to $1,046 million, or $4.30 per share a year ago.

Western Digital Corporation to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jan 27, 2015

Western Digital Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 2:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time on Jan 27, 2015

 

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