The firm has a market capitalization of $24,328.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.35, a P/E/G ratio of 0.27 and a beta of 1.12. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $83.12.
Western Digital announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, November 9th that permits the company to buyback $2.10 billion in outstanding shares. Western Digital Corporation (NasdaqGS:WDC) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.11295. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.
Rock Springs Capital Management Lp increased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) by 46.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. A ratio of under 1 typically indicates that the shares are undervalued. The hedge fund run by Ted Kang held 873,300 shares of the programming company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $86.40M, up from 527,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Selz Capital Llc who had been investing in New Media Investment Groupinc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $893.51M market cap company. Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was moved up -0.69% and slashed in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -5.93%. About 3.82M shares traded. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $6.56 million activity. Another trade for 134 shares valued at $32,321 was made by Downey Thomas J on Monday, August 7. Another trade for 3,098 shares valued at $263,330 was sold by Sivaram Srinivasan. 1,446 shares were sold by LONG MARK P, worth $126,713 on Monday, September 11.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Insider Sells $119,085.00 in Stock" was published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. Equities analysts expect that Western Digital Corporation will post $8.05 earnings per share for the current year. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $94 target in Thursday, July 30 report. Acadian Asset Mngmt Llc holds 0% in New Media Investment Group Inc. Mizuho restated a buy rating and set a $105.00 target price on shares of Western Digital in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th.
Price-to-free-cash-flow (P/FCF) of 7.96 gives an overview of the equity valuation for Western Digital Corporation. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Strong Buy" rating by Needham on Thursday, October 27. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Outperform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, January 5. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Barrington Research.
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Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in 2017 Q3. It is the same, as 65 investors sold WDC shares while 212 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. The institutional investors in our partner's database reported: 240.32 million shares, up from 233.59 million shares in 2017Q2. First Manhattan Communication holds 231 shares. Bowling Port Limited Liability Com reported 28,279 shares. After $35.22 actual earnings per share reported by The Priceline Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.97% negative EPS growth.
Companies that can increase earnings at a high compound rate over time are attractive to investors.
Maplelane Capital Llc decreased Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) stake by 73.07% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The New York-based Laurion Cap Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Nationwide Fund accumulated 433,557 shares. Regent Management Limited Liability invested in 34,700 shares. Buckhead Capital Ltd Co holds 1.46% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 78,379 shares.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Benchmark" was first reported by The Lincolnian Online and is owned by of The Lincolnian Online. Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj reported 10,000 shares. American Capital Management Inc owns 404,752 shares or 1.06% of their U.S. portfolio. It also reduced its holding in Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS) by 55,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 638,400 shares, and cut its stake in Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.00 for WDC and 2.10 for PSTG, which implies that analysts are more bullish on the outlook for PSTG. Therefore 69% are positive. Guggenheim maintained the shares of WDC in report on Friday, July 28 with "Buy" rating. The stock has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $112.10. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) on Tuesday, October 17 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, June 27. Sterne Agee CRT downgraded it to "Neutral" rating and $38.0 target in Friday, October 23 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of TXN in report on Monday, September 25 with "Buy" rating. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Neutral". Jefferies maintained Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) on Wednesday, May 31 with "Buy" rating. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was maintained by Compass Point. Its down 0.16, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 0.75 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. (NYSE:NEWM). Price T Rowe Md holds 0% or 36,144 shares in its portfolio. 12,500 were reported by Riverpark Limited Liability. Fjarde Ap holds 0.12% or 70,882 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Weibo Corporation (NASDAQ:WB). Balyasny Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in GNC Holdings, Inc. Tci Wealth Advsrs Incorporated reported 0% stake. Montag A Assoc owns 33,754 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio. (NYSE:GNC) for 152,005 shares. Stifel Financial reported 0.98% stake.