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Last $80.87 USD
Change Today +1.43 / 1.80%
Volume 3.3M
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western digital corp (WDC) Snapshot

Open
$80.00
Previous Close
$79.44
Day High
$81.95
Day Low
$79.77
52 Week High
12/19/14 - $114.69
52 Week Low
07/1/15 - $78.27
Market Cap
18.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.9M
EPS TTM
$6.79
Shares Outstanding
230.9M
EX-Date
06/30/15
P/E TM
11.9x
Dividend
$2.00
Dividend Yield
2.23%
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.

84,072 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/15/14
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 Presents at Nasdaq 32nd Investor Program, Jun-30-2015 10:15 AM

Western Digital Corporation Presents at Nasdaq 32nd Investor Program, Jun-30-2015 10:15 AM. Venue: May Fair Hotel, London, United Kingdom.

Western Digital Corporation Announces 10TB Hard Disk Drive

Western Digital company announced the first enterprise-class 10TB (terabyte) hard disk drive (HDD) for active archive applications. The host-managed Ultrastar Archive Ha10 SMR HDD sets a new standard in enabling the dense server and storage systems with unprecedented TCO levels. Ultrastar Archive Ha10 Addresses Data Growth, New Market Segmentation HGST recognizes SMR as core technology necessary in driving areal density increases. By overlapping or 'shingling' the data tracks on top of each other, higher areal density can be achieved within the same physical footprint. Based on the proven HelioSeal platform, the Ultrastar Archive Ha10 leads the market in reliability and data integrity for active archive applications. The drive is rated at two million hours mean time between failure (MTBF), offers a five-year limited warranty, a 10-15 unrecoverable reduced bit error rate, rotational vibration safeguards, and 600K load/unload cycles, making it the optimal enterprise-class solution for active archive workloads. The Ultrastar Archive Ha10 underscores HGST's overall strategy to motivate the market with innovative solutions that enrich the partner ecosystem and better elevate software solutions in the storage stack. Initial rollout of the 10TB HDD is focused on cloud and OEM storage customers who have the in-house capability to develop the software required. To benefit from the value proposition of Ultrastar Archive Ha10, host applications need to be first sequentialized, which requires adjustments in the software stack to take advantage of the areal density gain, and consequently, the sequential write behavior of host-managed SMR. This not only ensures the predictable performance that enterprise and cloud customers have come to expect, but also provides maximum control and arbitration at the host system level, which customers prefer.

WD Introduces Redesigned My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Drives and My Passport for Mac Drives

WD, a Western Digital company introduced the new, redesigned My Passport Ultra portable hard drives and My Passport for Mac drives. With the My Passport line now in its 7th generation, the My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac portable hard drives are now available in capacities up to 3 TB1 and in four stylish colors2 - Classic Black, Brilliant White, Wild Berry and Noble Blue. WD is also introducing a new optional accessory - WD Grip Pack - a soft band, available in a variety of colors, which encircles the drive, offering consumers an easy way to personalize their My Passport drives. My Passport Ultra portable drives come in 3 TB, 2 TB, 1 TB and 500 GB capacities and feature 256-bit AES hardware encryption3 - delivering a high level of security with no impact to write-speed or CPU activity. If user My Passport Ultra falls into the wrong hands, the 256-bit AES hardware encryption protects users' files, folders, photos, videos and music with a password known only to them. USB 3.0 compatibility provides fast data transfer rates of up to 5 gigabits per second, while being backwardly compatible with USB 2.0. My Passport for Mac portable drives are available in capacities of 3 TB, 2 TB, 1 TB and also feature 256-bit AES hardware encryption with USB 3.0 connectivity. Sold separately, the WD Grip Pack accessory for My Passport Ultra is available in five colors (smoke, slate, grape, sky and fuchsia) and, when wrapped around one of the four colors of My Passport Ultra drives, enables consumers to create a total of twenty possible color combinations. The WD Grip Pack comes with a color-matched 18-inch flat USB 3.0 cable, creating a stylish complete solution. My Passport Ultra's built-in WD Backup software is a simple-to-use application with focus on reducing frustration when setting up a backup plan to preserve data. Since 31% of devices have had malware at some point, having user data safely backed up onto a secondary device like a My Passport drive is critical to preserving precious data. My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac portable drives are available immediately in the WD store. My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac have a Manufacturer's Suggest Retail Price ranging from $79.99 up to $199.99 depending on capacity (3 TB capacity available next month). Both the My Passport Ultra and My Passport for Mac will offer a 3-year limited warranty. Terms and conditions of WD's limited warranty may be found at support.wdc.com/warranty. WD Grip Pack accessories will be available in June and will have an MSRP of $12.99.

 

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