Western Digital Corporation

WD, a Western Digital company, is a long-time innovator and storage industry leader. As a storage technology pacesetter, the company produces reliable, high-performance hard disk drives and solid state drives. These drives are deployed by OEMs and integrators in desktop and mobile computers, enterprise computing systems, embedded systems and consumer electronics applications, as well as by the company in providing its own storage products. WD’s leading storage devices and systems, networking products, media players and software solutions empower people around the world to easily save, store, protect, share and experience their content on multiple devices.
Company Growth (employees)
Irvine, US
Size (employees)
68,000 (est)-6%
Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, US

Key People/Management at Western Digital Corporation

Stephen Milligan

Stephen Milligan

Chief Executive Officer
Siva Sivaram

Siva Sivaram

Executive Vice President, Memory Technology
Martin Fink

Martin Fink

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Jacqueline Demaria

Jacqueline Demaria

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Michael Ray

Michael Ray

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Michael Cordano

Michael Cordano

President and Chief Operating Officer
Manish Bhatia

Manish Bhatia

Executive Vice President, Silicon Operations
Mark Long

Mark Long

EVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Western Digital Corporation Office Locations

Western Digital Corporation has an office in Irvine
Irvine, US (HQ)
3355 Michelson Drive, Suite 100

Western Digital Corporation Financials and Metrics

Western Digital Corporation Financials

Western Digital Corporation's revenue was reported to be $13 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

4.6 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

1.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

248 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

525 m

Market capitalization (08-Dec-2017)

24.9 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

5.7 b


32.4 b
Western Digital Corporation's current market capitalization is $24.9 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


15.1 b14.6 b13 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10.8 b10.4 b9.6 b

Gross profit

4.4 b4.2 b3.4 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


3.8 b4 b3.9 b3.7 b3.9 b3.4 b3.6 b2.8 b4.7 b4.9 b4.6 b

Cost of goods sold

2.7 b2.8 b2.8 b2.6 b2.8 b2.4 b2.5 b2.1 b3.4 b3.4 b3.1 b

Gross profit

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b955 m1 b753 m1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.8 b5 b8.2 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b1.5 b1.5 b


1.2 b1.4 b2.1 b

Current Assets

8.7 b8.5 b12.6 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


4.9 b4.7 b5.2 b4.6 b4.9 b5.1 b4.8 b5.9 b4.1 b4.9 b5.7 b

Accounts Receivable

1.8 b2 b1.9 b1.8 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.3 b2 b2 b1.9 b


1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.3 b

Current Assets

8.3 b8.3 b9 b8.3 b8.7 b8.7 b8.4 b8.7 b9.1 b9.6 b10.3 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.6 b1.5 b242 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b

Accounts Receivable

(175 m)458 m466 m


(143 m)306 m
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

495 m430 m423 m375 m438 m283 m384 m74 m(366 m)(131 m)117 m

Depreciation and Amortization

508 m1 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.9 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.3 b(562 m)(540 m)(489 m)


1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b28 m52 m(117 m)
USDY, 2017


61.6 x


13 x


63.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Western Digital Corporation Operating Metrics

Western Digital Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $50 m in FY, 2016. Western Digital Corporation's Units Shipped was reported to be 185 m in FY, 2016, which is a 19% decrease from the previous period
Q3, 2013Q4, 2013Q1, 2014FY, 2014FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2016

Average Selling Price Per Unit


Units Shipped

62.6 m63.1 m60.4 m249 m64.7 m61 m54.5 m229 m51.7 m49.7 m43.1 m185 m

Patents Issued

7 k7 k13.5 k


$50 m
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Western Digital Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Tegile SystemsAugust 29, 2017
UpthereAugust 28, 2017

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