Western Digital - WDC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $49.71
  • Forecasted Upside: 41.11 %
  • Number of Analysts: 18
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 7 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for WDC

Analyst Price Target is $49.71
▲ +41.11% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 18 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Western Digital in the last 3 months. The average price target is $49.71, with a high forecast of $80.00 and a low forecast of $28.00. The average price target represents a 41.11% upside from the last price of $35.23.

This chart shows the closing price for WDC for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 18 investment analysts is to hold stock in Western Digital. This rating has held steady since July 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 8 hold ratings
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  • 9 hold ratings
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Latest Recommendations

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  • 3 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/29/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
10/31/2022CitigroupLower Target$60.00 ➝ $45.00Low
10/31/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$55.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/27/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$42.00Low
10/25/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $52.00Low
10/25/2022WedbushLower TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $60.00Low
10/4/2022Craig HallumLower TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $50.00Low
9/30/2022BenchmarkLower TargetSell$34.00 ➝ $28.00Low
9/23/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$50.00 ➝ $43.00Low
9/21/2022MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$62.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$56.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/19/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$55.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/16/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetNeutral$45.00 ➝ $35.00Low
9/13/2022Exane BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageUnderperform$30.00Low
9/13/2022BNP ParibasInitiated CoverageUnderperform$30.00Low
9/1/2022BenchmarkDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$34.00Low
8/16/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$52.00Low
8/15/2022Craig HallumLower Target$85.00Low
8/9/2022Craig HallumLower Target$85.00Low
8/8/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$64.00 ➝ $56.00Low
8/8/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$75.00 ➝ $55.00Low
8/8/2022Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $45.00Low
8/8/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$68.00 ➝ $62.00Low
8/8/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $65.00Low
8/8/2022CitigroupLower TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $60.00Low
8/8/2022BenchmarkDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
8/4/2022Stifel NicolausLower Target$85.00 ➝ $77.00Low
7/20/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$65.00 ➝ $55.00Low
7/15/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$72.00 ➝ $64.00Low
7/15/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Target$62.00 ➝ $50.00Low
7/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $65.00Low
7/1/2022BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $65.00Low
6/21/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $68.00Low
6/2/2022Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
5/11/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$70.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/11/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$63.00 ➝ $72.00High
5/4/2022SusquehannaBoost Target$50.00 ➝ $66.00Low
4/29/2022BenchmarkLower Target$92.00 ➝ $85.00Low
4/29/2022CowenBoost Target$60.00 ➝ $65.00High
4/29/2022BarclaysBoost Target$60.00 ➝ $65.00High
4/25/2022WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$70.00High
4/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $70.00High
4/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $63.00High
4/14/2022Susquehanna BancsharesDowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$80.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/14/2022SusquehannaDowngradePositive ➝ Neutral$80.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/12/2022Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $85.00Medium
3/14/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$78.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
3/3/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$83.00 ➝ $80.00Low
2/10/2022UBS GroupLower Target$62.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
1/28/2022Stifel NicolausLower Target$97.00 ➝ $83.00High
1/28/2022CowenLower Target$70.00 ➝ $60.00High
1/28/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$65.00 ➝ $60.00High
1/28/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$81.00 ➝ $70.00High
1/28/2022MizuhoLower TargetBuy$83.00 ➝ $78.00High
1/28/2022CitigroupLower Target$80.00 ➝ $75.00High
1/25/2022Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
1/25/2022SusquehannaReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Medium
1/14/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Target$72.00 ➝ $81.00Low
1/13/2022MizuhoBoost Target$75.00 ➝ $83.00Low
12/13/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$65.00 ➝ $75.00High
11/23/2021MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$55.00 ➝ $75.00High
11/1/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
10/29/2021Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$120.00 ➝ $80.00High
10/29/2021Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $77.00High
10/29/2021Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $65.00High
10/29/2021Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $97.00High
10/29/2021UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$66.00 ➝ $62.00High
10/29/2021Craig HallumLower TargetBuy$101.00 ➝ $90.00High
10/29/2021WedbushLower TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $70.00High
10/29/2021SusquehannaLower TargetPositive$120.00 ➝ $80.00High
10/29/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesLower TargetNeutral$60.00 ➝ $56.00High
10/29/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$100.00 ➝ $80.00High
10/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $72.00High
10/29/2021MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$62.00 ➝ $55.00High
10/29/2021BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $65.00High
10/19/2021MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$92.00 ➝ $62.00High
10/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$91.00 ➝ $62.00Low
8/31/2021BenchmarkInitiated CoverageBuy$92.00Low
8/30/2021Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
8/27/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold$80.00Low
8/5/2021Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $101.00High
8/5/2021Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$140.00High
8/5/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$70.00 ➝ $80.00High
8/5/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $95.00High
8/5/2021SusquehannaLower TargetPositive$155.00 ➝ $140.00High
8/5/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $92.00High
8/5/2021Summit InsightsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
6/14/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$98.00 ➝ $110.00Low
5/27/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$87.00 ➝ $92.00Medium
5/20/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/18/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $90.00High
4/30/2021CitigroupBoost Target$80.00 ➝ $90.00Low
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$84.00 ➝ $88.00High
4/30/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetAverage ➝ Buy$65.00 ➝ $90.00High
4/30/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$63.00 ➝ $70.00High
4/30/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $88.00High
4/19/2021Susquehanna BancsharesBoost TargetPositive$100.00 ➝ $124.00Low
4/19/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$100.00 ➝ $124.00Low
4/19/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
4/1/2021BenchmarkBoost TargetBuy$66.00 ➝ $75.00High
3/26/2021CitigroupBoost Target$60.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
3/19/2021Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$55.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
3/12/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $85.00Low
3/8/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $80.00Low
3/4/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$56.00 ➝ $85.00High
3/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$58.50 ➝ $84.00Low
3/1/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$53.00 ➝ $75.00Low
2/25/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$65.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
2/24/2021SusquehannaBoost TargetPositive$85.00 ➝ $100.00High
2/17/2021Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $90.00Low
1/29/2021Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$50.00 ➝ $65.00Low
1/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$54.00 ➝ $65.00Low
1/29/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$46.00 ➝ $53.00High
1/29/2021Summit InsightsUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
1/29/2021CowenBoost TargetOutperform$62.00 ➝ $65.00High
1/29/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$52.00 ➝ $80.00High
1/28/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$59.00 ➝ $65.00High
1/26/2021WedbushBoost TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
1/21/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$42.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
1/7/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$54.00 ➝ $64.00N/A
12/28/2020MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$57.00 ➝ $59.00N/A
12/22/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesBoost TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $49.00High
12/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetTop Pick ➝ Overweight$55.00 ➝ $65.00Low
12/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Buy$48.00 ➝ $60.00Low
12/8/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Positive$44.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
10/29/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$62.00 ➝ $57.00High
10/29/2020CowenBoost TargetOutperform$50.00 ➝ $55.00High
10/27/2020BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$56.00Low
9/23/2020Craig HallumUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$44.00 ➝ $62.00High
8/6/2020Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$75.00 ➝ $50.00High
8/6/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$63.00 ➝ $58.50High
8/6/2020Summit InsightsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
8/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $55.00High
8/6/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$61.00 ➝ $52.00High
8/6/2020Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $50.00High
8/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $48.00High
8/6/2020BenchmarkLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $52.00High
8/6/2020Craig HallumDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$44.00High
8/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $57.00High
8/6/2020CowenLower TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $50.00High
8/6/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$53.00 ➝ $40.00High
8/5/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingBuy$90.00High
8/5/2020MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$75.00 ➝ $62.00High
8/3/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$64.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
8/3/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$63.00 ➝ $58.50Medium
7/14/2020Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$60.00High
6/22/2020BenchmarkUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$60.00Low
6/19/2020BenchmarkReiterated RatingHold ➝ HoldHigh
6/16/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$56.00 ➝ $63.00Low
6/8/2020Rosenblatt SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$53.00Medium
5/4/2020UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$70.00 ➝ $45.00Low
5/1/2020CfraLower TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $42.00High
5/1/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$85.00 ➝ $70.00High
5/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
4/30/2020MizuhoLower TargetIn-Line ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $75.00High
4/3/2020Susquehanna BancsharesLower TargetPositive$100.00 ➝ $93.00Low
3/31/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$73.00 ➝ $64.00High
3/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $60.00Low
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$85.00 ➝ $60.00High
3/19/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$94.00 ➝ $56.00High
3/16/2020CitigroupLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $60.00High
3/2/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Outperform$60.00 ➝ $75.00High
3/1/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$63.00 ➝ $73.00High
2/28/2020Cascend SecuritiesLower TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $65.00Low
2/3/2020ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$70.00 ➝ $82.00Low
2/3/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$73.00Medium
1/31/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$88.00Medium
1/31/2020CfraBoost TargetHold$60.00 ➝ $80.00High
1/31/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$88.00 ➝ $94.00High
1/31/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$64.00 ➝ $85.00High
1/31/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetUnderperform$45.00 ➝ $60.00Low
1/31/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$83.00 ➝ $85.00High
1/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $85.00High
1/31/2020BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy ➝ In-Line$80.00High
1/31/2020Maxim GroupBoost TargetBuy$89.00 ➝ $101.00High
1/31/2020Cascend SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $90.00High
1/31/2020Longbow ResearchBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $88.00High
1/31/2020WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$83.00 ➝ $86.00High
1/31/2020BenchmarkUpgradeSell ➝ HoldHigh
1/30/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingBuy$100.00High
1/30/2020MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $80.00High
1/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
1/23/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$70.00 ➝ $83.00Low
1/23/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$64.00 ➝ $88.00Low
1/21/2020Longbow ResearchBoost TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $80.00Low
1/17/2020WedbushUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$55.00 ➝ $83.00Medium
1/16/2020MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$64.00 ➝ $75.00High
1/8/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Target$65.00 ➝ $75.00Low
1/7/2020Cascend SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $80.00High
1/7/2020CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$45.00 ➝ $88.00High
12/18/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$52.00 ➝ $64.00Low
12/16/2019Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuyMedium
12/16/2019Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$55.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
12/9/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyHigh
12/2/2019Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Hold$53.00High
10/31/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$64.00High
10/15/2019Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
10/14/2019Loop CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $75.00Low
9/27/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingSell$46.00Low
9/24/2019Cascend SecuritiesBoost TargetBuy$68.00 ➝ $75.00Low
9/11/2019Longbow ResearchBoost TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $76.00Low
9/10/2019UBS GroupSet TargetHold$63.00Low
9/10/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
9/6/2019Maxim GroupSet TargetBuy$126.00Low
9/6/2019Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$64.00 ➝ $88.00Low
9/6/2019BenchmarkBoost TargetSell$40.00 ➝ $46.00Low
9/4/2019MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$61.00 ➝ $64.00Low
8/7/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$53.00Medium
8/1/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ Hold$50.00High
8/1/2019Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy ➝ Positive$54.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
8/1/2019Longbow ResearchBoost TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
8/1/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOutperform$65.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
8/1/2019WedbushUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$32.50 ➝ $54.50Medium
8/1/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingSell$40.00High
8/1/2019MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ In-Line$55.00 ➝ $61.00High
8/1/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$40.00 ➝ $45.00High
7/29/2019Cascend SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$58.00 ➝ $68.00Low
7/26/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$126.00Low
7/24/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
7/21/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupSet TargetHold$54.00N/A
7/3/2019Longbow ResearchSet TargetBuy$55.00Low
7/2/2019BenchmarkDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$40.00Low
7/1/2019MizuhoUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$55.00Low
6/30/2019MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$47.00High
6/26/2019WedbushInitiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform$32.50Medium
6/26/2019Craig HallumUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$49.00 ➝ $54.00High
5/1/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$126.00Medium
5/1/2019MizuhoReiterated RatingHold$47.00Medium
4/30/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$48.00 ➝ $55.00High
4/30/2019Loop CapitalLower TargetHold$45.00High
4/30/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$43.00 ➝ $47.00High
4/30/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$63.00 ➝ $59.00High
4/30/2019Craig HallumDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$49.00High
4/26/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/26/2019Robert W. BairdDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$50.00 ➝ $40.00Low
4/24/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$55.00 ➝ $60.00Low
4/15/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $60.00High
4/15/2019Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$65.00Medium
4/9/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetHold ➝ Average$53.00High
4/9/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$55.00 ➝ $60.00High
3/29/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
3/28/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$55.00Low
3/27/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$42.00 ➝ $49.00Low
3/1/2019BenchmarkReiterated RatingHoldMedium
2/22/2019Cascend SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$58.00High
1/25/2019UBS GroupSet TargetHold$43.00Medium
1/25/2019Stifel NicolausLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $48.00High
1/25/2019Summit InsightsUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
1/25/2019CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$38.00 ➝ $44.00High
1/25/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$46.00High
1/25/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy$63.00High
1/25/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformHigh
1/18/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$40.00High
1/16/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $65.00High
1/14/2019Evercore ISIDowngradeIn-Line ➝ Underperform$30.00Low
12/19/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$53.00 ➝ $50.00High
12/13/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHoldHigh
12/6/2018Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $68.00Low
12/6/2018CowenReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$60.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
12/6/2018Craig HallumUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
12/3/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$54.00Low
11/20/2018Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingPositive ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $44.00High
11/20/2018UBS GroupDowngradePositive ➝ NeutralHigh
11/9/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$55.00Low
10/29/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$106.00 ➝ $75.00High
10/29/2018Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $42.00High
10/26/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$60.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
10/26/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$115.00 ➝ $75.00High
10/26/2018MacquarieSet TargetHold$50.00High
10/26/2018CowenLower TargetMarket Perform$70.00 ➝ $60.00High
10/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$57.00High
10/26/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Reduce$96.00 ➝ $53.00High
10/26/2018Craig HallumDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$115.00 ➝ $59.00High
10/26/2018Loop CapitalLower TargetReduce ➝ Average$80.00High
10/26/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$117.00 ➝ $62.00High
10/26/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldHigh
10/26/2018Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
10/25/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$60.00High
10/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$68.00Medium
10/1/2018MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
9/21/2018BenchmarkLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$120.00 ➝ $110.00High
9/17/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
9/12/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeHold$63.00High
9/11/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$95.00 ➝ $70.00High
9/6/2018Longbow ResearchSet TargetBuy$100.00Low
8/15/2018CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$70.00Medium
7/30/2018CitigroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $106.00Low
7/27/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/27/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$97.00 ➝ $96.00Low
7/27/2018Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$120.00 ➝ $110.00Low
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$90.00 ➝ $74.00High
7/27/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$120.00 ➝ $117.00High
7/27/2018Cross ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
7/27/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetPositive ➝ Buy$114.00 ➝ $93.00High
7/27/2018CowenLower TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $100.00High
7/27/2018Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ In-Line$95.00High
7/27/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$126.00High
7/17/2018Evercore ISILower TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
7/10/2018Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
6/6/2018CowenBoost TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $105.00High
5/16/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/15/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyLow
5/14/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$120.00Medium
4/29/2018BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/27/2018GuggenheimSet TargetBuy$125.00High
4/27/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$150.00Low
4/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Positive$90.00High
4/27/2018Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$92.00 ➝ $97.00High
4/27/2018BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$120.00 ➝ $118.00High
4/27/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$105.00 ➝ $110.00High
4/27/2018BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$130.00High
4/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$120.00Low
3/27/2018BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$110.00 ➝ $120.00High
3/16/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
3/6/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageHold$90.00High
3/5/2018Craig HallumBoost TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
2/22/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$105.00High
2/2/2018MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$105.00 ➝ $110.00Low
2/1/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$125.00Medium
1/26/2018Craig HallumLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$142.00 ➝ $110.00Low
1/26/2018FBN SecuritiesBoost TargetOutperform$105.00 ➝ $115.00Low
1/26/2018UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
1/26/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$110.00High
1/26/2018Summit RedstoneDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
1/26/2018Maxim GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$124.00 ➝ $126.00High
1/23/2018CowenSet TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$117.00Low
1/19/2018MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$90.00Low
1/4/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$120.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
12/26/2017BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Low
12/22/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/13/2017Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Medium
12/13/2017Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$90.00 ➝ $92.00Low
12/13/2017BenchmarkReiterated RatingBuy$130.00Low
12/13/2017CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Low
12/13/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/13/2017Summit RedstoneUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
12/13/2017UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral$88.00Medium
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.31 (Hold)

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Western Digital Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells data storage devices and solutions in the United States, China, Hong Kong, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, and internationally. It offers client devices, including hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) for computing devices, such as desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), smart video systems, gaming consoles, and set top boxes; flash-based embedded storage products for mobile phones, tablets, notebook PCs, and other portable and wearable devices, as well as automotive, Internet of Things, industrial, and connected home applications; and flash-based memory wafers. The company also provides enterprise helium hard drives; enterprise SSDs consisting of flash-based SSDs and software solutions for use in enterprise servers, on-line transactions, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; drives are used for data storage systems and tiered storage models; and data storage platforms. In addition, it offers client solutions, such as external HDD storage products in mobile and desktop form; client portable SSDs; removable cards that are used in consumer devices comprising mobile phones, tablets, imaging systems, and cameras and smart video systems; universal serial bus flash drives for use in the computing and consumer markets; and wireless drive products used in-field back up of created content, as well as wireless streaming of high-definition movies, photos, music, and documents to tablets, smartphones, and PCs. The company sells its products under the Western Digital, SanDisk, and WD brands to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, dealers, resellers, and retailers. Western Digital Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $35.23
Low: $34.35
High: $35.38

50 Day Range

MA: $35.53
Low: $32.18
High: $39.75

52 Week Range

Now: $35.23
Low: $31.56
High: $69.36


9,037,604 shs

Average Volume

4,185,162 shs

Market Capitalization

$11.19 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Western Digital?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on Western Digital in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Benchmark Co., BNP Paribas, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Craig Hallum, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, Exane BNP Paribas, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Rosenblatt Securities, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, Susquehanna, Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wedbush, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Western Digital?

21 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Western Digital in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $49.71, suggesting a possible upside of 41.1%. Evercore ISI has the highest price target set, predicting WDC will reach $80.00 in the next twelve months. Benchmark Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $28.00 for Western Digital in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Western Digital?

Western Digital currently has 3 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WDC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Western Digital?

Other companies that are similar to Western Digital include NetApp, Pure Storage, Paylocity, Bentley Systems and Dynatrace. Learn More about companies similar to Western Digital.

How do I contact Western Digital's investor relations team?

Western Digital's physical mailing address is 5601 GREAT OAKS PARKWAY, SAN JOSE CA, 95119. The data storage provider's listed phone number is (408) 717-6000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Western Digital is www.westerndigital.com. Learn More about contacing Western Digital investor relations.