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) pushed the Computer Hardware industry higher today making it today's featured computer hardware winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Western Digital Corporation rose $1.28 (2.1%) to $62.00 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,845,515 shares of Western Digital Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,262,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $60.30-$62.19 after having opened the day at $60.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.72. Other companies within the Computer Hardware industry that increased today were:
), up 9.6%,
), up 2.5%,
), up 1.8% and
), up 1.5%.
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Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells storage products and solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. Western Digital Corporation has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 42.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Western Digital Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Western Digital Corporation
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Western Digital Corporation Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
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), down 5.0%,
), down 4.6% and
), down 4.1% , were all laggards within the computer hardware industry with
) being today's computer hardware industry laggard.
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