Market capitalization (market cap) is the market value of a publicly traded company’s outstanding shares. Market capitalization is equal to the share price multiplied by the number of shares outstanding. As outstanding stock is bought and sold in public markets, capitalization could be used as an indicator of public opinion of a company’s net worth and is a determining factor in some forms of stock valuation.
Market capitalization refers to the total dollar market value of a company’s outstanding shares. Commonly referred to as “market cap,” it is calculated by multiplying a company’s shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The investment community uses this figure to determine a company’s size, as opposed to using sales or total asset figures.
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On 29-11-2019 (Friday), Shares of Western Digital Corporation, (NASDAQ: WDC) displayed a change of -0.16 after which it closed the day’ session at $50.33. The volume amounted to 1838262 shares which compares with the average volume of 4.62M shares. Western Digital Corporation, a USA based Company, belongs to Technology sector and Data Storage Devices industry. The shares of Western Digital Corporation was among the active stocks of the last trading sessions.
The stock price moved with change of 0.065 to its 50 Day low point and changed -0.2121 comparing to its 50 Day high point. WDC stock is currently showing down return of 5.2 throughout last week and witnessed bearish return of -19.03 in one month period. The performance of company -12.12 in three months and 35.73 for the last six months trading period.
The stock price volatility remained at 3.31 in recent month and reaches at 2.35 for the week. The Average True Range (ATR) is also a measure of volatility is currently sitting at 1.74. The stock touched its 52-Week High on and 52-Week Low on . The firm shows the market capitalization of $15.17B.
Western Digital Corporation has P/S value of 0.97 while its P/B value stands at 1.56. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -5.7, Return on Equity of -15.2 and Return on Investment of -1.3. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of and respectively.
Forward P/E of Western Digital Corporation is standing at . Forward P/E is a measure of the price-to-earnings ratio using forecasted earnings for the P/E calculation for the next fiscal year.
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WDC institutional ownership is held at 87.7% while insider ownership was 0.4%. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions generally purchase large blocks of a company’s outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its administration.
Many value shareholders look for stocks with a high percentage of insider ownership, under the theory that when administration is shareholders, they will act in its own self-interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term.