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

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
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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 Financials

Western Digital Corporation's revenue was reported to be $12.99 b in FY, 2016 which is a 10.8% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

4.6 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

1.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %

32.8%

Net income (Q3, 2017)

248 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

525 m

Market capitalization (25-Apr-2018)

25.4 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

5.7 b

EV

32.9 b
Western Digital Corporation's current market capitalization is $25.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

15.1 b14.6 b13 b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)(11%)

Cost of goods sold

10.8 b10.4 b9.6 b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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, %

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

Cash

4.8 b5 b8.2 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b1.5 b1.5 b

Inventories

1.2 b1.4 b2.1 b

Current Assets

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

Cash

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

Inventories

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
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.6 b1.5 b242 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2 b1.1 b1.2 b

Inventories

(143 m)306 m

Accounts Payable

(32 m)(148 m)(299 m)
Quarterly
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

Inventories

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b28 m52 m(117 m)

Accounts Payable

2 b2.1 b1.8 b2 b1.6 b99 m180 m319 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

62.6 x

EV/CFO

13.2 x

Revenue/Employee

63.8 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 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
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