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- Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Western Digital Corp (Western Digital) is a developer and manufacturer of storage devices. It provides storage technologies and solutions; and designs and manufactures storage products, home entertainment and networking equipment. The company's major products include hard disk drives which are used in notebook, desktop, home entertainment storage devices, corporate and multiple type data centers. It also offers other products such as networking products, solid state drives and software applications for tablets and smart phones. The company markets its products under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers. The company has operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Americas. Western Digital is headquartered in Irvine, California, the US.
Western Digital Corp Key Recent Developments
Jul 26,2018: Western Digital announces financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018
Feb 26,2018: Western Digital Names Lori Sundberg Chief Human Resources Officer
Jan 26,2018: Western Digital Announces Financial Results for Second Fiscal Quarter 2018
Nov 13,2017: Western Digital Expands Solutions in Life Sciences Through Partnership with Globus to Connect Massive Data to the Researchers Who Need It
Aug 10,2017: Western Digital 96-layer 3d nand recognized as best of show at the flash memory summit
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1-About the Company 6
Western Digital Corp-Key Facts 6
Western Digital Corp-Key Employees 7
Western Digital Corp-Key Employee Biographies 8
Western Digital Corp-Major Products and Services 10
Western Digital Corp-History 12
Western Digital Corp-Company Statement 16
Western Digital Corp-Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Joint Venture 19
Section 2-Company Analysis 20
Company Overview 20
Western Digital Corp-Business Description 21
Business Segment: Client Devices 21
Key Strategies 21
Business Segment: Client Solutions 21
Business Segment: Data Center Devices and Solutions 21
Geographical Segment: Asia 22
Target Markets 22
Geographical Segment: China 22
Target Markets 22
Geographical Segment: EMEA 22
Capital Expenditure 22
Target Markets 22
Geographical Segment: Hong Kong 22
Target Markets 22
Geographical Segment: Other 23
Target Markets 23
Geographical Segment: The US 23
Western Digital Corp-Corporate Strategy 24
Western Digital Corp-SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis-Overview 25
Western Digital Corp-Strengths 25
Western Digital Corp-Weaknesses 26
Western Digital Corp-Opportunities 27
Western Digital Corp-Threats 28
Western Digital Corp-Key Competitors 29
Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 30
Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 30
Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 31
Performance Chart 34
Financial Performance 34
Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 35
Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 36
Western Digital Corp, Recent Deals Summary 37
Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 38
Jul 26, 2018: Western Digital announces financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2018 38
Feb 26, 2018: Western Digital Names Lori Sundberg Chief Human Resources Officer 39
Jan 26, 2018: Western Digital Announces Financial Results for Second Fiscal Quarter 2018 40
Nov 13, 2017: Western Digital Expands Solutions in Life Sciences Through Partnership with Globus to Connect Massive Data to the Researchers Who Need It 41
Aug 10, 2017: Western Digital 96-layer 3d nand recognized as best of show at the flash memory summit 42
Jul 27, 2017: Western Digital reports Q4 net income, provides Q1 guidance 43
Jun 26, 2017: Western Digital announces update on Q4 revenue and reiterates guidance for fiscal 2017 44
May 22, 2017: HGST, a Western Digital Brand, Addresses the Data Demands of the Life Sciences Industry at Every Step of Data Analysis, from Collaboration and Research to Data Archive 45
Section 5-Appendix 46
Ratio Definitions 46
About GlobalData 50
Contact Us 50
List of Figures
Western Digital Corp, Performance Chart (2014-2018) 34
Western Digital Corp, Ratio Charts 36
List of Tables
Western Digital Corp, Key Facts 6
Western Digital Corp, Key Employees 7
Western Digital Corp, Key Employee Biographies 8
Western Digital Corp, Major Products and Services 10
Western Digital Corp, History 12
Western Digital Corp, Other Locations 17
Western Digital Corp, Subsidiaries 18
Western Digital Corp, Joint Venture 19
Western Digital Corp, Key Competitors 29
Western Digital Corp, Ratios based on current share price 30
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios 31
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 32
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 33
Western Digital Corp, Interim Ratios 35
Western Digital Corp, Recent Deals Summary 37
Currency Codes 46
Capital Market Ratios 46
Equity Ratios 47
Profitability Ratios 47
Cost Ratios 48
Liquidity Ratios 48
Leverage Ratios 49
Efficiency Ratios 49
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