Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Quarterly EPS Review

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Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) reported sales (ttm) of 17.75 Billion, whereas, 24 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 4580.54 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4699 million and lower end at 4512.66 million.

25 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 4814.08 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 4849.56 million and 4792.5 million respectively.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 27 AMC, whereas, 26 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 2.14. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 2.27 and lower end at 2.05 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 2.79 reported by 26 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 2.79 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 2.86 and 2.6 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 1.19. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at 26.12%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 28.24 and 24.

Valuation Ratios of Western Digital Corporation (WDC) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Western Digital Corporation (WDC). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 14.62 P/E and the sector P/E is 18.41. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 46.47 and low P/E is 4.63, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 24.4 and 22.85 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 12.84 for the industry and 9.68 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, WDC has Beta of 1.25 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.03 and 1.3 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of WDC stands at 1.55 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.49. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 15.69, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 11.1 and 14.93 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Western Digital Corporation (WDC) stands at 6.41 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 6.51 and 5 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -20.2 and -5.58.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 1.77% and closed its last trading session at $92.8. The market capitalization of the company is at $27.03 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $95.51 on 07/12/17 and 52-week Low of $43.09 on 08/10/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 2.94% and Monthly Volatility of 2.96%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.24 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 2.89.

 

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