Analysts See $2.97 EPS for Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

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Share of Western Digital Corporation (WDC) have caught the attention of the Wall Street community. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of WDC in report on Wednesday, December 13 with "Equal-Weight" rating. WDC has also 1.26M shares volume. On Friday, January 26 the firm has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group given. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, October 27 report. New York-based Engineers Gate Manager Lp has invested 0.16% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC).

Salem Capital Management Inc decreased Honeywell Int'l (HON) stake by 8.31% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.73, for a total transaction of $3,036,330.57. Honeywell Int'l now has $107.98 billion valuation. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2017. The recent change has given its price a -1.45% deficit over SMA 50 and -16.2% deficit over its 52-week high. It is negative, as 68 investors sold WDC shares while 219 reduced holdings. 82 funds acquired holdings and 224 increased holdings. Hancock owns 0.07% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 132,188 shares. Virtu Financial Lc accumulated 12,583 shares. Federated Pa reported 93,758 shares. Adirondack Tru Comm has 0.12% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Cadence Fincl Bank Na holds 2,595 shs. Kensico Capital Management Corp now owns 1,094,508 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $94,565,000 after purchasing an additional 761,000 shares in the last quarter. United Service Automobile Association holds 0.21% or 966,697 shares in its portfolio. BMO Capital Markets lowered Western Digital from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and lowered their target price for the company from $120.00 to $90.00 in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Nomura Holding reported 185,874 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The Minnesota-based Advantus Mgmt has invested 0.12% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Exane Derivatives stated it has 4,277 shares.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $3.95/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $3.79/share. 30,498 were accumulated by Vident Inv Advisory Limited Liability. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 0.06% of its capital in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). D E Shaw has invested 0.01% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC).

Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital) is a developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. Western Digital had 33 analyst reports since October 12, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are created to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments.70.54 is the P/E ratio. P/E ratio is noted at 13.91. The firm also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes.

Western Digital Corporation had 11 insider sales and 0 insider buys since January 29, 2018. 17,660 shares valued at $3.31M were sold by Decker Edward P. on Tuesday, February 27. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 17.32% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock price is settled at $89.63 after trading hours.

Sprott Inc, which manages about $3.27B and $342.60 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Carbo Ceramics Inc (NYSE:CRR) by 150,000 shares to 170,000 shares, valued at $1.73M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on April, 26. WDC outperformed the S&P500 by 5.77%. SLAWSON JOHN W sold 21,191 shares worth $326,748. A rating of 4 or 5 would specify a mean Sell opinion. UBS has "Hold" rating and $90.0 target. Therefore 81% are positive. On Thursday, October 26 the stock has "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Western Digital in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Jefferies maintained Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) rating on Friday, September 8. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. The company was maintained on Monday, August 24 by Susquehanna. (NYSE:HON) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, March 5 the firm has "Buy" rating given by Craig Hallum.