Western Digital Corporation (WDC):
The share price has moved -31.35% from the maximum of 50 days and 13.75% from the 50th day. Analyze the consensus score is 2.4. For the next one-year period, the average of individual target price estimates reported by sell-side analysts is $ 67.08.
As profitability was taken into account, the company profit margin was 2.50% and the operating margin was 16.6%. The company maintained a gross margin of 36.40%. The institutional property of the company is equal to 86.40% while the Insiders property is equal to 0.50%. The company has maintained its return on investment (ROI) at 16.40% in the previous 12 months and has been able to maintain the return on invested capital (ROA) at 1.70% in the last twelve months . Return on equity (ROE) recorded at 4.40%.
In Monday negotiation session Western Digital Corporation (WDC) the shares ended trading at $ 38.48, marking a 3.55% change. The recent trading activity revealed that the share price fell to 13.75% from its minimum of 52 weeks and traded with a variation of -64.02% compared to the maximum published in the last period of 52 weeks. The Company has maintained 288.3 million floating-point shares and holds in its portfolio no. 297.99 million shares.
The earnings per share of the company shows a growth of 429.40% for the current year and is expected to achieve a growth in profits for the next year at 8.10%. The analyst predicted a growth of ESP for the next 5 years to -2.70%. The EPS growth rate of the company for the last five years was 12.30%. The rate of earnings growth for the next few years is an important measure for investors wishing to hold a stock for several years. The company's earnings usually have a direct relationship with the price of the company's shares. The stock recorded a 6.10% sales growth over the last 5 years. The quarter of EPS growth in the quarter is -22.90% and the quarter of sales growth in the quarter is -3.00%.
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) the recent trading volume of the shares is equal to 5967630 shares with respect to the average volume of 6389.13 thousand shares. The relative volume observed at 0.94.
The volume can help determine the state of health of an existing trend. A healthy trend should have a greater volume on the ascending legs of the trend and a lower volume on the descending (corrective) legs. A healthy downtrend usually has a greater volume on the descending legs of the tendency and a lower volume on the ascending (corrective) legs.
The current ratio of 2.4 is mainly used to give an idea of the ability of a company to repay its liabilities (payables and debts) with its assets (liquidity, negotiable securities, inventories, credits). As such, the current relationship can be used to make a rough estimate of a company's financial health. The quick ratio of 1.7 is a measure of a company's ability to meet its short-term financial liabilities with fast assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities and credits). The greater the relationship, the greater the financial security of a company in the short term. A common rule of thumb is that companies with a rapid ratio above 1.0 are sufficiently able to meet their short-term liabilities.
The long-term debt / equity shows a value of 0.96 with a total debt / net equity of 0.98. It provides investors with the idea of the company's leverage, measured by dividing total liabilities from shareholders' equity. It also illustrates the debt that the company is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in equity.
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Western Digital Corporation (WDC) stocks increased by 0.16% compared to the 20-day moving average, showing a short-term upward movement. It moved -11.38% below the simple 50-day moving average. This is showing a medium-term pessimistic trend based on SMA 50. The share price went underground at 42.31% from its 200-day moving average which identified a long-term decline trend.
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