WDC: Western Digital Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and sells hard drives.
Closing Price: 31.89 on 10/15/10
52-Week Price Range: 23.06-47.44
Risk: You need to further evaluate WDC thoroughly. Well-informed, you decide what to do. Remember that there is risk of loss in all trading. I don’t own any WDC shares. Here are the pluses and minuses.
– Beta: 1.30
+ Debt: 294.0 million
– Dividend: WDC does not currently pay a dividend.
– Earnings: For the first quarter of 2011, analysts estimate WDC will earn $0.81 per share. For the first quarter of 2010, WDC earned $1.25 per share.
+ Free Cash Flow: 5.17
+ Morningstar Rating: 4-star
+ PE: 8.10 using the 3-year PE
+ Price/Book Ratio: 1.56
+ Price/Sales Ratio: 0.75
+ Sales: 9,850.0 million in trailing 12-month sales