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Last $95.45 USD
Change Today -1.34 / -1.38%
Volume 783.7K
As of 11:35 AM 05/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

western digital corp (WDC) Snapshot

Open
$96.92
Previous Close
$96.79
Day High
$97.37
Day Low
$95.25
52 Week High
12/19/14 - $114.69
52 Week Low
05/9/14 - $80.78
Market Cap
22.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.2M
EPS TTM
$6.79
Shares Outstanding
231.0M
EX-Date
06/30/15
P/E TM
14.1x
Dividend
$2.00
Dividend Yield
1.78%
Current Stock Chart for WESTERN DIGITAL CORP (WDC)

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.

80,767 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/28/15
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 Declares Cash Dividend for the Quarter Ending July 3, 2015, Payable on July 15, 2015

Western Digital Corp. announced that the board of directors declared a cash dividend for the quarter ending July 3, 2015, of $0.50 per share of common stock. The cash dividend will be paid on July 15, 2015, to the company's stockholders of record as of July 3, 2015.

Western Digital Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended March 31, 2015

Western Digital Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported, net revenue of $3,550,000 against $3,703,000 a year ago. Operating income was $421,000 against $419,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $412,000 against $406,000 a year ago. Net income was $384,000 or $1.63 per diluted share against $375,000 or $1.55 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $684,000 against $697,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $150,000 against $161,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $441,000 or $1.87 per diluted share against $470,000 or $1.94 per diluted share a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported, net revenue of $11,381,000 against $11,479,000 a year ago. Operating income was $1,356,000 against $1,439,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $1,330,000 against $1,405,000 a year ago. Net income was $1,245,000 or $5.23 per diluted share against $1,300,000 or $5.37 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $1,754,000 against $2,104,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $456,000 against $467,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $1,484,000 or $6.24 per diluted share against $1,516,000 or $6.26 per diluted share a year ago.

Western Digital Corporation Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter Ending June 2015

Western Digital Corporation provided earnings guidance for the fourth quarter ending June 2015. For the period, the company expects revenue to be in the range of $3.3 billion to $3.4 billion. Excluding the amortization of intangibles, gross margin percentage to be around the midpoint of business model of 27% to 32%. The company estimates non-GAAP earnings per share of between $1.50 and $1.60 for the June quarter.

 

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