Susquehanna Reaffirms Purchase Rating for Western Digital Corp. (WDC)

Lloyd Doyle
April 26, 2018

The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $85.92. The overall volume in the last trading session was 2.52 million shares. Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has risen 39.79% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.91% the S&P500.

Equitec Proprietary Markets Llc decreased its stake in Western Digital Corp (WDC) by 99.89% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (WDC)'s stock rose 14.25%. The institutional investor held 45,092 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.75 million, up from 32,531 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dnb Asset Management As who had been investing in Western Digital Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $26.00B market cap company. About 2.61 million shares traded.

For the next year, sell-side analysts are expecting EPS growth of -8.67% for Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). It has outperformed by 5.77% the S&P500.

West Pharmaceutical Services Shares have moved -4.28% for the week, 0.71% for the month, -11.41% for the quarter and -11.41% for the past year. TGT's profit will be $743.53 million for 12.97 P/E if the $1.38 EPS becomes a reality. Hussman Strategic Advsrs owns 35,000 shares or 0.8% of their U.S. portfolio. It also increased its holding in Intra Cellular Therapies Inc (NASDAQ:ITCI) by 962,556 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.00 million shares, and has risen its stake in Santander Consumer Usa Hdg I (NYSE:SC). Therefore 22% are positive. Target Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Mizuho. JP Morgan has "Neutral" rating and $78 target. Barclays Capital upgraded the shares of WDC in report on Wednesday, May 25 to "Overweight" rating. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Citigroup. Gordon Haskett initiated the shares of TGT in report on Tuesday, May 9 with "Sell" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of COL in report on Thursday, September 7 with "Hold" rating. The rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Friday, January 20. SunTrust maintained it with "Hold" rating and $40.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $24.09 million activity. The company's shares were given away at $100.12 per share worth to an income of some $5,332,792 on account of Milligan Stephen D. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their target price on shares of Western Digital Corp. from $60.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research note on Monday, October 3rd. Therefore 70% are positive. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Western Digital Corporation is 4.9 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 5.03 Billion. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Longbow. Maxim Group maintained it with "Buy" rating and $126.0 target in Friday, January 26 report. Moreover, Hudock Lc has 0.01% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 17 by Cowen & Co. Compared to peers in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and Healthcare sector, we can see that West Pharmaceutical Services performed better than 56% of their peers over the past month, better than 66% over the past two weeks, 18% over the past quarter and better than 56% over the past year. 10,865 Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares with value of $942,109 were sold by Sivaram Srinivasan. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, November 16. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research with "Buy" on Friday, July 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.67 average brokerage recommendation. It is negative, as 68 investors sold WDC shares while 219 reduced holdings.

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc holds 5.12% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation for 1.03 million shares. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share. The company maintains price to book ratio of 2.28 industry average at 2.40. 14 were reported by Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma. Jefferies Gru Limited Co accumulated 84,528 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

Pres WD Capital, CSO & CFO, Long Mark P, sold 7,026 common shares of Western Digital Corporation (WDC) in the open market.

Dnb Asset Management As increased its stake in Western Digital Corp (WDC) by 402.78% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Menta Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Western Digital 526.8% in the first quarter. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 361,774 shares. Lyrical Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 3.31M shares. Colorado-based Denver Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Com has invested 0.16% in AT&T Inc. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.1% or 78,078 shares. Legal General Pcl holds 0.08% or 790,979 shares. Apg Asset Management Nv owns 1.01M shares for 0.12% of their portfolio.

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