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

Date: December 5, 2017
Pages: 50
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Western Digital Corp (WDC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Western Digital Corp (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.
Highlights

Western Digital Corp (Western Digital) is a developer and manufacturer of storage devices. It provides storage technologies and solutions; and designs and manufactures storage products, home entertainment and networking equipment. The company’s major products include hard disk drives which are used in notebook, desktop, home entertainment storage devices, corporate and multiple type data centers. It also offers other products such as networking products, solid state drives and software applications for tablets and smart phones. The company markets its products under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers. The company has operations in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Americas. Western Digital is headquartered in Irvine, California, the US.

Western Digital Corp Key Recent Developments

Nov 13,2017: Western Digital Expands Solutions in Life Sciences Through Partnership with Globus to Connect Massive Data to the Researchers Who Need It
Aug 10,2017: Western Digital 96-layer 3d nand recognized as best of show at the flash memory summit
Jul 27,2017: Western Digital reports Q4 net income, provides Q1 guidance
Jun 26,2017: Western Digital announces update on Q4 revenue and reiterates guidance for fiscal 2017
May 22,2017: HGST, a Western Digital Brand, Addresses the Data Demands of the Life Sciences Industry at Every Step of Data Analysis, from Collaboration and Research to Data Archive

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SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

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

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

Western Digital Corp - Business Description
Business Segment: Client Devices
Overview
Performance
Key Strategies
Business Segment: Client Solutions
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Data Center Devices and Solutions
Overview
Performance
Geographical Segment: Asia
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: China
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: EMEA
Capital Expenditure
Target Markets
Geographical Segment: Hong Kong
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: Other
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: The US
Performance
Overview
Western Digital Corp - Corporate Strategy
Western Digital Corp - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Western Digital Corp - Strengths
Western Digital Corp - Weaknesses
Western Digital Corp - Opportunities
Western Digital Corp - Threats
Western Digital Corp - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

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

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Nov 13, 2017: Western Digital Expands Solutions in Life Sciences Through Partnership with Globus to Connect Massive Data to the Researchers Who Need It
Aug 10, 2017: Western Digital 96-layer 3d nand recognized as best of show at the flash memory summit
Jul 27, 2017: Western Digital reports Q4 net income, provides Q1 guidance
Jun 26, 2017: Western Digital announces update on Q4 revenue and reiterates guidance for fiscal 2017
May 22, 2017: HGST, a Western Digital Brand, Addresses the Data Demands of the Life Sciences Industry at Every Step of Data Analysis, from Collaboration and Research to Data Archive
Oct 26, 2016: Western Digital reports net loss for Q1
Oct 26, 2016: Western Digital announces financial results for first fiscal quarter 2017
Sep 07, 2016: Western Digital updates first fiscal quarter expectations
Jul 28, 2016: Western Digital announces financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2016
Jul 06, 2016: Western Digital announces CFO Transition

SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Western Digital Corp, Key Facts
Western Digital Corp, Key Employees
Western Digital Corp, Key Employee Biographies
Western Digital Corp, Major Products and Services
Western Digital Corp, History
Western Digital Corp, Other Locations
Western Digital Corp, Subsidiaries
Western Digital Corp, Joint Venture
Western Digital Corp, Key Competitors
Western Digital Corp, Ratios based on current share price
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont.1)
Western Digital Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont.2)
Western Digital Corp, Interim Ratios
Western Digital Corp, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Western Digital Corp, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
Western Digital Corp, Ratio Charts

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