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Western Digital


Western Digital develops and manufactures data storage devices like hard drives and external drives as well as media players.

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Stephen D. Milligan

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director




Computer Peripherals

HQ Location

Irvine, CA

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2016., Acquired SanDisk (2015 rank: 464), May 12, 2016.Profile provided by S&P Global.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$12,994-10.8%
Profits ($M)$242.0-83.5%
Assets ($M)$32,862
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,145
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$23,775
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues1.9%
Profits as % of Assets0.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity2.2%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.00
EPS % Change (from 2015)-83.8%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-20.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-5.5%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)18.0%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.9%
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