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  • WDC
  • PRICE AS OF: Dec 07, 12:00 AM EST
  • $42.03 -$1.57 -3.6%
  • INDUSTRY
  • Data storage devices

WDC
Stock Dividend Data

DIVIDEND
YIELD
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4.76%
Technology Average 1.16%

ANNUALIZED
PAYOUT
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$2.00
Paid Quarterly

PAYOUT
RATIO
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18.7%
EPS $10.71

DIVIDEND
GROWTH
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No Payout Increase Last Year

DARS™
RATING
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WDC
Daily Snapshot

PRICE

$42.03

QUOTE TIME

Dec 07, 12:00 AM

TODAY'S VOLUME

4,731,800

OPEN PRICE

$43.40

DAY'S RANGE

$41.77 - $43.77

PREVIOUS CLOSE

$43.60

52 WEEK LOW / HIGH

$40.58 - $106.96

PERCENT OFF 52 WEEK HIGH

-60.70%

WDC
Upcoming Dividend Payouts

Next Ex-Dividend Date

Dec 27

Next Ex-Dividend Amount

$0.50

Dividend Shot Clock®

Dec 27, 2018
Dec 27, 2018

Date has passed
Next Ex-Dividend Date
Next Pay Date
Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.5000 2018-11-07 2018-12-27 2018-12-28 2019-01-14 Regular
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WDC
Stock Price Recovery History

This table allows you to know how fast WDC’s price was able to recover after paying out dividends in the past. As an Investor you can benefit from stocks that recover quickly by capturing the dividend payment without suffering stock price depreciation.

Ex-Dividend Date Payout Amount Days Taken For Stock Price to Recover
2018-09-27 $0.5000
2018-06-28 $0.5000
2018-03-28 $0.5000
2017-12-28 $0.5000
2017-09-28 $0.5000
2017-06-28 $0.5000
2017-03-29 $0.5000
2016-12-28 $0.5000
2016-09-28 $0.5000
2016-06-29 $0.5000

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WDC
Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for WDC

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Metric WDC Rank Technology Avg. Ranking Notes
Relative Strength Percentage off 52-week high is considerably higher than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is unsustainably high. Stock has the possibility of being a dividend trap.
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is lower than benchmark/peers/broader market/analyst expectations.
Dividend Uptrend P/E ratio is outside the normal range compared to benchmark/peers/broader market/analyst expectations.
Earnings Growth Expected earnings growth is modest and is more representative of a top dividend stock.
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WDC
Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2017
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
12.6% 0.0% No Payout Increase Last Year
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WDC
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
2017
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WDC
Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5000 2018-11-07 2018-12-27 2018-12-28 2019-01-14 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2018-08-01 2018-09-27 2018-09-28 2018-10-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2018-05-02 2018-06-28 2018-06-29 2018-07-16 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2018-01-29 2018-03-28 2018-03-30 2018-04-16 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2017-11-01 2017-12-28 2017-12-29 2018-01-16 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2017-08-03 2017-09-28 2017-09-29 2017-10-16 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2017-05-03 2017-06-28 2017-06-30 2017-07-17 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2017-02-01 2017-03-29 2017-03-31 2017-04-17 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2016-11-03 2016-12-28 2016-12-30 2017-01-17 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2016-08-03 2016-09-28 2016-09-30 2016-10-17 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2016-05-04 2016-06-29 2016-07-01 2016-07-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2016-02-10 2016-03-30 2016-04-01 2016-04-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2015-11-03 2015-12-29 2016-01-01 2016-01-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2015-08-04 2015-09-30 2015-10-02 2015-10-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2015-05-05 2015-06-30 2015-07-03 2015-07-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2015-02-03 2015-03-31 2015-04-03 2015-04-16 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2014-11-05 2014-12-30 2015-01-02 2015-01-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2014-08-04 2014-10-01 2014-10-03 2014-10-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.4000 2014-05-14 2014-06-25 2014-06-27 2014-07-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2014-02-06 2014-03-26 2014-03-28 2014-04-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2013-11-13 2013-12-24 2013-12-27 2014-01-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-09-19 2013-09-26 2013-09-30 2013-10-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-05-16 2013-06-26 2013-06-28 2013-07-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2013-02-14 2013-03-26 2013-03-29 2013-04-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2012-12-04 2012-12-12 2012-12-14 2012-12-26 Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.2500 2012-09-13 2012-09-26 2012-09-28 2012-10-15 Qualified Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1997-05-02 1997-06-04 1997-05-20 1997-06-03 NM Stock Split NM

WDC
Investor Resources

Learn more about Western Digital on:

Company Website For more information, visit the company website.
Investor Relations Here you can find contact information on how to get in touch with the company.
Wiki Page Visit the company page on Wikipedia.
SEC Filings Get access to filings such as 8-K, 10-K, 13-D, Proxy Statements and more.

WDC
Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

This company engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of storage products that enable people to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. The company principally offers hard drives comprising 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch form factors. It offers hard drives for performance enterprise and capacity enterprise, as well as solid-state drives for embedded applications under the HGST Ultrastar, WD RE, WD XE, and WD SiliconDrive brand names; hard drives and solid-state drives for desktop and mobile PCs under the HGST Deskstar, HGST Travelstar, WD Black, WD Blue, WD Green, WD Red, and WD VelociRaptor brand names; and drives used in consumer electronics, and entertainment and navigation systems used in automobiles under the HGST Cinemaster, HGST Endurastar, WD, and HGST iVDR brand names. It also offers hard drives embedded into WD, HGST, and G-Technology-branded external storage appliances with capacities ranging from 500 GB to 12 TB and using various interfaces, such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, external SATA, FireWire, and Ethernet network connections. The company sells its products to computer manufacturers, resellers, and retailers worldwide. It serves markets addressing storage opportunities, including enterprise and cloud data centers, client, consumer electronics, backup, the Internet, and other markets, such as automotive and home and small office networking. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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