Financial Review of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) reported sales (ttm) of 19.09 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 ending Oct 24, 2017- Oct 30, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 4812.08 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 4849.56 million and 4787 million respectively.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Jul 27 AMC at 2.93, 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 2.81 reported by 26 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Sep2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 2.81 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 2.9 and 2.6 respectively. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 19 analysts is at 11.62%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 13.83 and 9.04.

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 the company’s industry has 12.4 P/E and the sector P/E is 15.81. The industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 136.39 and 33.45 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 5.63 for the industry and 9.99 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, WDC has its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.86 and 0.78 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 industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at -3.13 and -8.33 respectively.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 0.06% and closed its last trading session at $85.74. The market capitalization of the company is at $25.71 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $95.77 on 07/21/17 and 52-week Low of $51.79 on 10/19/16. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 2.54% and Monthly Volatility of 2.76%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.25 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 2.46.