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Western Digital


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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Stephen D. Milligan

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer




Computers, Office Equipment

HQ Location

San Jose, Calif.

Years on Fortune 500 List




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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