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Western Digital Corporation

WDCNASDAQ

32.55

USD
+0.37
(+1.15%)
Market Closed
7.07P/E
6Forward P/E
0.35P/E to S&P500
10.237BMarket CAP
- -Div Yield

Western Digital Corporation

NASDAQ:WDC

RECENT
PRICE

32.55

P/E
RATIO

7.07

(PEG:0.09)

P/E RATIO
RELATIVE
TO S&P

0.35

DIV
YLD

0.00%

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Legends

Stock price

1.51 Beta (1.0 Market)

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% total return 10/22:

Stock

S&P

1y.

0

0

3y.

0

0

5y.

0

0

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Percent shares traded:

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0

0

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Fiscal year

20.19

1.84

0.46

- -

24.96

2.58

1.34

- -

36.53

3.92

3.55

- -

33.57

2.12

3.54

- -

43.20

6.06

5.29

- -

41.24

3.14

3.80

- -

51.78

6.69

9.75

- -

63.70

4.07

8.99

0.75

64.38

6.88

9.31

1.10

62.81

6.31

7.03

1.71

54.37

1.01

5.85

1.94

66.30

1.38

9.93

1.99

69.52

2.27

11.35

2.00

56.74

(2.58)

2.30

2.00

56.16

(0.84)

0.59

2.00

55.48

2.69

2.47

- -

60.23

4.81

2.48

- -

Revenue per share

Earnings per share

Free Cash Flow per sh

Dividends per share

1.40

5.38

1.48

7.84

2.78

12.20

2.34

14.38

3.23

20.65

3.37

23.76

2.98

31.82

3.95

32.75

2.67

37.63

2.64

39.74

2.44

46.63

2.01

39.65

2.81

38.82

3.00

34.13

2.17

32.05

3.76

35.15

3.55

39.17

CAPEX per share

Book Value per share

215

219

221

222

228

231

241

241

235

232

239

288

297

292

298

305

312

Comm.Shares outs.(m)

10.7

0.59

- -

8.4

0.49

- -

6.6

0.31

- -

12.8

0.18

- -

5.7

0.28

- -

10.4

0.64

- -

5.6

0.38

- -

15.0

0.88

1.23%

13.6

0.75

1.18%

13.6

0.68

1.99%

49.7

2.24

3.85%

60.9

2.58

2.37%

31.1

1.25

2.82%

(19.7)

(0.81)

3.94%

(55.3)

(1.46)

4.30%

23.6

0.79

- -

10.5

0.52

- -

Avg. annual P/E ratio

P/E relative to S&P500

Avg. annual div. yield

Capital Structure (1/7/22 | Q4)

Total liabilities
$14,038 m.

Total assets
$26,259 m.

Long-term debt
$7,022 m.

Cash and equiv.
$2,327 m.

Goodwill $10,041 m.

Retained earnings $9,039 m.

Common stock 314 m. shares

Market Capitalisation
$10,556 m. (as of 1/10/22)

9,526

8.2%

12,478

14.2%

15,351

8.2%

15,130

11.8%

14,572

11.1%

12,994

3.6%

19,093

10.2%

20,647

17.5%

16,569

0.5%

16,736

2.0%

16,922

7.2%

18,793

12.7%

Revenue (m)

Operating margin

602

726

825

1,612

1,233

980

1,244

1,617

1,114

1,465

1,154

242

2,128

397

2,056

675

1,812

(754)

1,566

(250)

1,212

821

929

1,500

Depreciation (m)

Net profit (m)

6.9%

7.6%

8.3%

12.9%

19.8%

6.4%

7.7%

10.7%

7.1%

10.1%

(58.2)%

1.9%

48.4%

2.1%

67.6%

3.3%

(162.7)%

(4.6)%

(443.5)%

(1.5)%

11.4%

4.9%

29.3%

8.0%

Income tax rate

Net profit margin

3,317

150

5,488

3,109

1,955

7,669

3,625

1,725

7,893

4,875

2,313

8,842

5,275

2,156

9,219

5,635

13,660

11,145

6,712

12,918

11,418

6,182

10,993

11,531

4,660

10,246

9,967

4,642

9,289

9,551

4,887

8,474

10,721

4,216

7,022

12,221

Working capital (m)

Long-term debt (m)

Equity (m)

12.2%

9.6%

13.2%

15.7%

12.3%

21.0%

9.4%

8.4%

12.4%

13.6%

11.1%

18.3%

12.0%

10.2%

15.9%

2.6%

1.3%

2.2%

3.3%

5.4%

3.5%

3.6%

9.4%

5.9%

2.1%

0.7%

(7.6)%

(10.9)%

(1.7)%

(2.6)%

5.2%

4.8%

7.7%

8.0%

9.1%

12.3%

ROIC

Return on capital

Return on equity

Working Capital

2020

2021

2022

Cash assets

3,048

3,370

2,327

Receivables

2,379

2,257

2,804

Inventory

3,070

3,616

3,638

Other

551

514

684

Current assets

9,048

9,757

9,453

Acc. Payable

2,352

2,332

1,902

Debt due

286

251

- -

Other

1,768

2,287

3,335

Current liab.

4,406

4,870

5,237

100.0%

(6.6)%

100.0%

(0.9)%

100.0%

22.6%

81.5%

47.2%

84.0%

49.1%

73.0%

83.8%

(91.7)%

37.5%

(44.6)%

20.1%

12.1%

35.1%

177.5%

- -

338.0%

- -

100.0%

- -

Plowback ratio

Div.&Repurch. to FCF

Western Digital Corporation (US) started trading on January 4, 1991 (cik: 0000106040), operates in the Technology sector (Computer Hardware industry), has 65,000 full-time employees, and is led by Mr. Stephen Milligan. Western Digital Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, and internationally. It offers client devices, including hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices, such as desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), smart video systems, gaming consoles, and set top boxes; flash-based embedded storage products for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as automotive, Internet of Things, industrial, and connected home applications; and flash-based memory wafers. The company also provides enterprise helium hard drives; enterprise SSDs consisting of flash-based SSDs and software solutions for use in enterprise servers, on-line transactions, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; drives are used for data storage systems and tiered storage models; and data storage platforms. In addition, it offers client solutions, such as external HDD storage products in mobile and desktop form; client portable SSDs; removable cards that are used in consumer devices comprising mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, and cameras and smart video systems; universal serial bus flash drives for use in the computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products used in-field back up of created content, as well as wireless streaming of high-definition movies, photos, music, and documents to tablets, smartphones, and PCs. The company sells its products under the Western Digital, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, dealers, resellers, and retailers. Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Annual rates

(avg rate of change)

Past
5 y.

Past
10 y.

Revenues

-1.64%

3.62%

Cash flow

43.49%

28.61%

Earnings

-156.06%

-57.56%

Dividends

- -

- -

Book value

2.13%

5.46%

Insider trading

Type

Shares

Date

Soderbery Robert

InKind

43,874

09/21/22

Zamiska Gene M.

Sale

2,169

09/07/22

Ray Michael Charles

Exempt

291

09/04/22

Ray Michael Charles

InKind

5,331

09/04/22

Ray Michael Charles

Exempt

290

09/04/22

Fiscal Year Ends

Quarterly Revenue (m)

Full fiscal year

I

II

III

IV

2020

4,040

4,234

4,175

4,287

16,736

2021

3,922

3,943

4,137

4,920

16,922

2022

5,051

4,833

4,381

4,528

18,793

Fiscal Year Ends

Earnings per share

Full fiscal year

I

II

III

IV

2020

(0.93)

(0.47)

0.06

0.50

-0.84

2021

(0.20)

0.20

0.65

2.04

2.69

2022

1.96

1.81

0.08

0.96

4.81

Fiscal Year Ends

Quarterly dividends paid

Full fiscal year

I

II

III

IV

2020

0.49

0.50

0.50

0.50

2.00

2021

- -

- -

- -

- -

- -

2022

- -

- -

- -

- -

- -

06/08/2022

Western Digital Reaches Settlement With Elliott

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05/03/2022

Elliott Pushes Western Digital to Separate Businesses

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02/10/2022

Contamination at Maker of Flash-Memory Chips Poses Risk to Global Supply Chain

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01/28/2022

Apple, Robinhood, Visa, Western Digital: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

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10/21/2021

Western Digital-Kioxia Deal Talks Stall

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09/03/2021

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08/26/2021

Potential Western Digital-Kioxia Deal Has Chip Investors Salivating

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08/25/2021

Chip Makers in Advanced Talks for $20 Billion-Plus Merger

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04/30/2021

Twitter, Amazon, Clorox, Chevron: What to Watch When the Stock Market Opens Today

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04/01/2021

Tesla, GameStop, Johnson & Johnson, Dogecoin: What to Watch When the Market Opens

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04/01/2021

Kioxia is a Must-Have for Both Western Digital and Micron

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04/01/2021

Micron, Western Digital Looking at Possible Deals for Chip Maker Kioxia

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