Western Digital Corporation (WD) is a computer data storage company providing cost-effective solutions for the collection, management, protection and use of digital information. It offers performance hard disk drives (HDDs), capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs) and software solutions that are designed to enhance performance in various enterprise workload environments. The Company also provides system solutions, data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems. It also provides client solutions that consist of HDDs and SSDs embedded into external storage products; removable cards for use in mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, still cameras, action video cameras, and security surveillance systems; USB flash drives used in computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products. Additionally, the Company licenses its intellectual property.

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Type
Public
HQ
San Jose, US
Founded
1970
Size (employees)
68,000 (est)
Website
wdc.com
Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Western Digital Corporation

Stephen Milligan

Stephen Milligan

CEO
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
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Western Digital Corporation Office Locations

Western Digital Corporation has offices in Irvine and San Jose
San Jose, US (HQ)
5601 Great Oaks Pkwy
Irvine, US
3355 Michelson Drive, Suite 100
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Western Digital Corporation Financials and Metrics

Western Digital Corporation Revenue

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Western Digital Corporation's revenue was reported to be $19.09 b in FY, 2017 which is a 46.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

5 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.9 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

38.4%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

61 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

914 m

Market capitalization (16-Aug-2018)

19.5 b

Closing stock price (16-Aug-2018)

65.1

Cash (30-Mar-2018)

5 b

EV

25.7 b
Western Digital Corporation's current market capitalization is $19.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

15.1 b14.6 b13 b19.1 b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)(11%)47%

Cost of goods sold

10.8 b10.4 b9.6 b13 b

Gross profit

4.4 b4.2 b3.4 b6.1 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

3.8 b4 b3.9 b3.7 b3.9 b3.4 b3.6 b2.8 b4.7 b4.9 b4.6 b5.2 b5.3 b5 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 b3.3 b3.3 b3.1 b

Gross profit

1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b955 m1 b753 m1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.9 b2 b1.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

29%29%29%29%29%28%29%27%28%31%33%37%38%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

4.8 b5 b8.2 b6.4 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b1.5 b1.5 b1.9 b

Inventories

1.2 b1.4 b2.1 b2.3 b

Current Assets

8.7 b8.5 b12.6 b11.1 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

4.9 b4.7 b5.2 b4.6 b4.9 b5.1 b4.8 b5.9 b4.1 b4.9 b5.7 b6.9 b6.3 b5 b

Accounts Receivable

1.8 b2 b1.9 b1.8 b1.9 b1.6 b1.7 b1.3 b2 b2 b1.9 b2.1 b2.1 b2 b

Inventories

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.3 b2.3 b2.3 b2.7 b

Current Assets

8.3 b8.3 b9 b8.3 b8.7 b8.7 b8.4 b8.7 b9.1 b9.6 b10.3 b11.8 b11.1 b10.2 b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.6 b1.5 b242 m397 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b2.1 b

Inventories

(143 m)306 m(204 m)

Accounts Payable

(32 m)(148 m)(299 m)223 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

495 m430 m423 m375 m438 m283 m384 m74 m(366 m)(131 m)117 m681 m(142 m)(81 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

508 m1 b1.6 b533 m1.1 b1.6 b

Inventories

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b28 m52 m(117 m)44 m65 m(324 m)

Accounts Payable

2 b2.1 b1.8 b2 b1.6 b99 m180 m319 m(146 m)(276 m)(41 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

28.1 x

EV/CFO

7.7 x

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Western Digital Corporation Operating Metrics

Western Digital Corporation's Units Shipped was reported to be 185 m in FY, 2016. Western Digital Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $50m in FY, 2017.
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016FY, 2017

Units Shipped

62.60 m63.10 m60.40 m249 m64.70 m61 m54.50 m229 m51.70 m49.70 m43.10 m185 m

Average Selling Price Per Unit

$58 $60 $58 $58 $58 $60 $61 $60 $60 $61 $60 $61

Backlog

$50 m$50 m

Patents Issued

7 k7 k13.50 k14 k
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Western Digital Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Tegile Systems (307)August 29, 2017
Upthere (68)August 28, 2017

Western Digital Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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Western Digital Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.3% from Client Solutions, 49.9% from Client Devices and 28.8% from Data Center Devices & Solutions

Western Digital Corporation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.1% from Hong Kong, 17.2% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 16.7% from Asia, 22.4% from China, 20.3% from United States and 6.4% from Other

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Western Digital Corporation Online and Social Media Presence

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Western Digital Corporation News and Updates

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Western Digital Corporation Company Life and Culture

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