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  • Revenues ($M)
    $14,572
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -3.7%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,465
  • Profits Percent Change
    -9.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $15,181
  • Employees
    76,449
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $10,996
  • Previous Rank
    205
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B

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

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Company Info

CEO
Stephen D. Milligan
Sector
Technology
Industry
Computer Peripherals
HQ Location
Irvine, CA
Websitehttp://www.westerndigital.com
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Employees76,449
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. Acquired SanDisk (2015 rank: 464), May 12, 2016.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$14,572-3.7%
Profits ($M)$1,465-9.4%
Assets ($M)$15,181-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,219-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$10,996-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues10.1%
Profits as % of Assets9.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)6.18
EPS % Change (from 2014)-7.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)0.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)21.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-44.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.1%