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Western Digital

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Western Digital develops and manufactures data storage devices and systems, which capture, preserve, and access data. Its product portfolio includes hard disk drives, solid-state drives, personal devices, storage platforms, and cloud scale storage systems marketed under the Western Digital, SanDisk, HGST, WD, UpThere, Tegile and G-Technology brands.

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CEO

Stephen D. Milligan

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Technology

Industry

Computers, Office Equipment

HQ Location

San Jose, Calif.

Years on Fortune 500 List

15

Employees

67,629

Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$19,09346.9%
Profits ($M)$397.064.0%
Assets ($M)$29,860
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,418
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$27,456
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues2.1%
Profits as % of Assets1.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3.5%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.34
EPS % Change (from 2016)34.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-27.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-6.0%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)19.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.6%
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