Western Digital Corporation (WDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: November 17, 2015
Pages: 37
US$ 125.00
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Report type: Strategic Report
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Western Digital Corporation (WDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Western Digital Corporation (WDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital) is a developer and manufacturer of storage devices. It designs and manufactures storage products, home entertainment and networking equipment. The company manufactures these products under technology brands such as WD, HGST and G-Technology brands. Western Digital’s key products include hard drives which are used in notebook, desktop, home entertainment storage devices, corporate and multiple type data centers. It also offers other products such as, home entertainment products, networking products, solid state drives and software applications for tablets and smart phones. The company’s products enable consumers, businesses, governments and various other organizations to create, manage and save digital content. The company has operations in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and North America. Western Digital is headquartered in Irvine, California, the US.
Strategically, the company focuses on expanding its business operations and also expand its vendors’ reach and enabling mutual channel partners to successfully market, sell and support the IT industry’s most in-demand storage solutions. In line with this, the company signed an agreement with Promark Technology to resell the WD Sentinel ultra-compact storage and server solutions and WD Arkeia business network backup solutions.

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You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
  • The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.
Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
  • The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.
Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
  • Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.
Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.
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  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Western Digital Corporation - Key Facts
Western Digital Corporation - Key Employees
Western Digital Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Western Digital Corporation - Major Products and Services
Western Digital Corporation - History
Western Digital Corporation - Company Statement
Western Digital Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Western Digital Corporation - Business Description
Western Digital Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Western Digital Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Western Digital Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Market Leading Operations
Strength - Geographical Presence
Strength - Strong Cash Reserves
Western Digital Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Profitability
Western Digital Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives
Opportunity - Sturdy Research and Development Activities
Western Digital Corporation - Threats
Threat - Competitive Pressures
Threat - Governmental Regulations
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes
Western Digital Corporation - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Western Digital Corporation, Recent Deals Summary


Ratio Definitions
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Western Digital Corporation, Key Facts
Western Digital Corporation, Key Employees
Western Digital Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Western Digital Corporation, Major Products and Services
Western Digital Corporation, History
Western Digital Corporation, Other Locations
Western Digital Corporation, Subsidiaries
Western Digital Corporation, Key Competitors
Western Digital Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Western Digital Corporation, Annual Ratios
Western Digital Corporation, Interim Ratios
Western Digital Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Western Digital Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Western Digital Corporation, Ratio Charts
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