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Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Change

24 June 2017

Acrospire Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Western Digital Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $112,000. Another trade for 15,598 shares valued at $1.41 million was sold by RAY MICHAEL CHARLES. Datawatch Corp now has $98.02M valuation. About 517,230 shares traded. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading 24.58% off of the 200-day moving average.

Institutional & Insider Ownership 83.1% of Western Digital Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. It has outperformed by 39.61% the S&P500.

In terms of performance, we can pore into the stats for Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 5738 million and lower end at 4989.3 million while the year ago reported sale was 4605.29 million. If the $96.87 price target is reached, the company will be worth $1.08B more. Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) has risen 51.05% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500. Moreover, Seizert Capital Partners Llc has 5.24% invested in the company for 2.17 million shares. It also reduced Gigpeak Inc stake by 236,525 shares and now owns 341,077 shares. Select Sector Spdr Tr Sbi Int (XLK) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.29, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 49 investors sold WDC shares while 223 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. Blackrock Advsr Ltd Llc invested in 0.03% or 448,442 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 900,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund Advisors has invested 0.07% in WhiteWave Foods Co (NYSE:WWAV). The New Jersey-based Blackrock Inv Lc has invested 0% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) has risen 51.05% since June 23, 2016 and is uptrending. Mitsubishi Ufj And Banking invested in 689,518 shares. Northern reported 0% of its portfolio in YPF SA (ADR) (NYSE:YPF). About 1.06M shares traded. Creative Planning invested in 1,000 shares. Gulf Interest Retail Bank (Uk) Limited stated it has 85,141 shares. It also upped Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO) stake by 22,741 shares and now owns 23,041 shares. Trexquant Inv Ltd Partnership reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. Goldman Sachs Grp has 16,919 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 25,000 shares were bought by VASSALLUZZO JOSEPH, worth $117,499. The insider Tacelli Ken sold $69,016. 99 funds opened positions while 203 raised stakes. The investment professionals in our partner's database reported: 235.90 million shares, down from 239.26 million shares in 2016Q3. The stock of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. Next Financial Gru holds 104,468 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.42% or 593,466 shares. (NYSE:VZ). Riverhead Cap Mgmt Lc owns 134,151 shares. Oakbrook Invs Ltd Liability accumulated 9,300 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Further, an extension trial is ongoing, evaluating its long-term safety in people with migraine for up to five years. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management holds 1.02% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) for 784,804 shares.

Interactive Brokers Group, a holding company. Millennium Management Limited Liability Co accumulated 128,674 shares or 0% of the stock. Da Davidson & has invested 0.06% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Western Digital Corp. now has $27.32B valuation. 604,692 were reported by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Walleye Trading Ltd invested in 4,940 shares or 0% of the stock. 57,846 shares were sold by LONG MARK P, worth $5.03M. Cowen & Co maintained Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Wednesday, March 1. Shares for $3.94 million were sold by MEARS MICHAEL N on Friday, February 3. Korner Lisa J sold $786,700 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. On Monday, May 1 the insider DeMaria Jacqueline sold $1.86M. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of Western Digital Corporation from $80.00 to $90.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Therefore 67% are positive. Vetr cut shares of Western Digital Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $86.84 price target for the a report on Wednesday, March 1st. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Bank of America on Thursday, October 27. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $11500 target in Wednesday, May 31 report. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Monday, August 24 with "Positive". Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-seven have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. After $0.95 actual earnings per share reported by Verizon Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.16% EPS growth. WDC's profit would be $609.89 million giving it 11.18 P/E if the $2.03 EPS is correct.

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) is an interesting player in the Technology space, with a focus on Data Storage Devices. Aviance Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Western Digital Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.12 billion market cap company. It now has negative earnings.

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