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Western Digital Corp (WDC) Announces $0.50 Quarterly Dividend

Western Digital Corp (WDC) Announces $0.50 Quarterly Dividend

Moreover, Villere St Denis J & Co Llc has 5.2% invested in the company for 1.03 million shares.

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. These shares are worth $119,085 and were traded at $85 each. Genpact Limited (NYSE:G) has declined 1.49% since January 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.38% the S&P500.

Amica Mutual Insurance Company, which manages about $1.12 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Honeywell International Inc (NYSE:HON) by 8,384 shares to 48,705 shares, valued at $6.90M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The institutional investor held 141,840 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.26M, down from 225,940 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock has a market cap of $26,450.00, a P/E ratio of 74.05, a P/E/G ratio of 0.29 and a beta of 1.12. Kensico Capital Management Corp now owns 1,094,508 shares of the data storage provider's stock worth $94,565,000 after purchasing an additional 761,000 shares during the last quarter. The company has 297.94 Million shares outstanding and 293.85 Million shares were floated in market. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $6.56 million activity. Another trade for 1,517 shares valued at $134,239 was sold by LONG MARK P. $834,210 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by CORDANO MICHAEL D on Monday, September 18. Its the same as in 2017Q2.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WDC. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 906,591 shares or 0.12% of the stock. In this case, shares are down -6.44%, the 52-week high touched on Jul. 21, 2017, and are keeping their losses at 14.18% for the past 12 months.

Shares of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) are on a recovery track as they have regained 25.53% since bottoming out on March 22, 2017. First Commonwealth Financial Corp Pa invested in 1.61% or 13,445 shares. S&T Bancshares Pa holds 179,800 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru holds 0.12% or 970,471 shares. The insider now directly owns 18,259 shares worth $1,636,006.

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Western Digital reported quarterly results Thursday that matched the consensus revenue forecast and showed a solid beat on the bottom line. 69,260 were accumulated by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Old National Comml Bank In invested in 3,301 shares or 0.02% of the stock. American Beacon Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in Western Digital Corporation during the first quarter worth $111,000. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 307,921 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Western Digital Corporation moved 1.83% to 89.6.

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts. Therefore 80% are positive. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Wednesday, December 7 report. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 15 by S&P Research. Argent Tru Co holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 10,984 shares.

The stock of Western Digital Corporation and HP Inc. were two of the most active stocks on Friday. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, December 11. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, January 18 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, July 29. Atricure Inc. had 30 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The price of WDC is now at a -20.48% to its one-year price target of 112.67. G's profit will be $71.42M for 23.49 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.16/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 4.2%.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.72 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. World Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Banco Santander S.A. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $117.52B market cap company. 38 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of WMT in report on Wednesday, February 22 with "Hold" rating. Scotia Cap reported 0.03% stake. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has 58,063 shares. (NYSE:V), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Greenleaf Trust owns 275 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Kcm Invest Lc stated it has 8,216 shares. Orca Investment Management Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 58,405 shares. M&T Bancorp Corp reported 0% stake. Whittier Trust Comm Of Nevada stated it has 127 shares. Villere St Denis J Co Ltd Liability Co holds 1.03 million shares or 5.2% of its portfolio.

The mistake some people make is that they think a cheap stock has more value to it. Therefore 49% are positive.

When a company is able to grow consistently in terms of earnings at a high compound rate have the highest likelihood of creating value for its shareholders over time. The stock of BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) earned "Hold" rating by TheStreet on Friday, July 24. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 26.7 Million. The stock has "Buy" rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, January 4. On Wednesday, July 29 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with "Neutral". SunTrust has "Buy" rating and $34.0 target. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, October 20 by UBS.


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