Fact based stock research
Western Digital (NasdaqGS:WDC)


Western Digital stock research in summary

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Western Digital shares have a SELL rating. They are good value and show above average growth, but are riskily financed. We recommend selling Western Digital shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Technology Hardware & Peripherals
Index NASDAQ 100, NASDAQ, S&P 500
Size class XX-Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: Western Digital

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
86
76
59
79
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
3
62
70
62
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
90
11
11
8
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
59
55
53
25

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Western Digital in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Western Digital; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
17
72
43
27
PROFIT GROWTH
70
70
70
100
STOCK RETURNS
2
77
55
66
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
3
62
70
62

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Western Digital.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
90
13
20
31
REFINANCING
31
32
26
20
LIQUIDITY
92
27
41
67
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
90
11
11
8

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 30-Mar-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Western Digital and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Western Digital from June 8, 2018.