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Traders Purchase Large Volume of Western Digital Corporation Call Options (WDC)

Traders Purchase Large Volume of Western Digital Corporation Call Options (WDC)

Buckhead Capital Management Llc sold 35,942 shares as the company's stock rose 15.69% with the market. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 472,461 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $40,821,000 after purchasing an additional 7,525 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Friday, February 26 with "Market Perform".

In other news, insider Michael D. Cordano sold 1,397 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. About 1.59M shares traded. About shares traded. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since November 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.71% the S&P500.

Clearline Capital Lp increased Viacom Inc New (VIAB) stake by 434.15% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock was sold at an average price of $88.49, for a total value of $134,239.33. American International Group I now has $53.99 billion valuation. On a consensus basis the Street sees the stock heading to 115.89 in the near term. It is down 8.59% since November 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 81.59% the S&P500.

More notable recent Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Western Digital Corp Q1 Income Rises 142%" on October 26, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "Western Digital forecasts quarterly revenue below estimates" published on October 26, 2017, Businesswire.com published: "Western Digital CTO Martin Fink to Address New Era of Open Processor ..." on November 16, 2017. Capital World Investors acquired a new stake in Western Digital Corporation during the second quarter worth about $1,019,202,000. CROX comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.76 that's below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (3036.83) and its peers (2.01). It improved, as 41 investors sold WDC shares while 243 reduced holdings.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc, a Louisiana-based fund reported 1.03 million shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Bk Corp, Japan-based fund reported 634,981 shares. Assetmark reported 249 shares.

Mcdaniel Terry & Co holds 4.81% of its portfolio in Donaldson Company, Inc. for 545,063 shares. Nordea Inv Mgmt Ab reported 161,293 shares stake. Cambridge Investment Rech Advisors owns 12,257 shares. Cibc Ww Markets accumulated 24,706 shares. Agf Invests Incorporated owns 739,974 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio. Cadence Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) for 32,264 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur stated it has 0.16% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC).

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Western Digital Corporation is a developer, maker and well-known provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. $48,365 worth of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by RAY MICHAEL CHARLES on Friday, June 2. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) on Wednesday, July 5 with "Buy" rating. During the same quarter past year, the company earned $1.18 earnings per share. WDC's profit will be $997.93M for 6.75 P/E if the $3.36 EPS becomes a reality. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Western Digital Corporation will post 12.01 EPS for the current year.

Equitec Specialists Llc decreased T Mobile Us Inc (Put) (NYSE:TMUS) stake by 10,200 shares to 2,000 valued at $121,000 in 2017Q2.

Over the past 50 days, Western Digital Corporation stock was -1.72% off of the high and 10.41% removed from the low. Therefore 69% are positive. Adecco S.A. had 3 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS AG upped their target price on Western Digital Corporation from $93.00 to $97.00 and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. 7 of them rate its stock a hold. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WDC in report on Tuesday, August 16 with "Overweight" rating. Mizuho maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Sunday, June 4 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of WDC in report on Wednesday, September 7 with "Outperform" rating. Finally, Vetr raised Western Digital Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $104.96 price target for the company in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight" on Tuesday, April 11. The stock of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 11. The stock of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Strong Buy" rating by Needham on Thursday, October 27.

Since May 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.01 million activity. Seven Bridges Advisors LLC now owns 2,243 shares of the data storage provider's stock worth $199,000 after purchasing an additional 931 shares during the last quarter. Insiders have sold 27,005 shares of company stock worth $2,377,095 in the last 90 days. (WDC) at Outperform" with publication date: "November 15, 2017.

Since May 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $920,237 activity. Its up 0.11, from 1.01 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold CME Group Inc shares while 226 reduced holdings. Dupont reported 1,980 shares. 28,232 were accumulated by Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management. Dnb Asset Mngmt As stated it has 348,315 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rmb reported 17,497 shares.


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