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Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 12/2012
10/22/2012
4:15:00 PM
$1.65 to $1.85
$2.45
$4.14 bill
-2.4%
5.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects second quarter non-GAAP earnings of $1.65 to $1.85 per share on revenue of $3.55 billion to $3.70 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.45 per share on revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2012.
In-line Guidance
Q 03/2013
1/23/2013
4:15:00 PM
$1.65 to $1.80
$1.77
$3.56 bill
1.5%
-0.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides In-line

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects third quarter earnings of $1.65 to $1.80 per share on revenue of $3.55 billion to $3.65 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.77 per share on revenue of $3.56 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2013.
In-line Guidance
Q 06/2013
4/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
$1.65 to $1.80
$1.77
$3.58 bill
-0.6%
2.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides In-line

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects fourth quarter earnings of $1.65 to $1.80 per share on revenue of $3.55 million to $3.65 million. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.77 per share on revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2013.
In-line Guidance
Q 09/2013
7/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
$1.95 to $2.05
$1.99
$3.77 bill
-5.9%
4.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides In-line

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects first quarter earnings of $1.95 to $2.05 per share on revenue of $3.70 billion to $3.80 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.99 per share on revenue of $3.77 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2013.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 12/2013
10/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
$1.95 to $2.10
$2.16
$3.88 bill
3.0%
-3.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects second quarter earnings of $1.95 to $2.10 per share on revenue of $3.775 billion to $3.875 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.16 per share on revenue of $3.88 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2013.
In-line Guidance
Q 03/2014
1/22/2014
4:15:00 PM
$1.80 to $1.90
$1.89
$3.73 bill
-1.2%
0.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides In-line

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects third quarter earnings of $1.80 to $1.90 per share on revenue of $3.65 billion to $3.75 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.89 per share on revenue of $3.73 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2014.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 06/2014
4/30/2014
4:15:00 PM
$1.65 to $1.75
$1.91
$3.72 bill
-6.6%
-2.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Lower

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects fourth quarter earnings of $1.65 to $1.75 per share on revenue of $3.50 billion to $3.60 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.91 per share on revenue of $3.72 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2014.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 09/2014
7/30/2014
4:15:00 PM
$1.95 to $2.05
$2.06
$3.84 bill
-1.3%
1.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Sees First Quarter Earnings Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects first quarter earnings of $1.95 to $2.05 per share on revenue of $3.80 billion to $3.90 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.06 per share on revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2014.
EPS Below Estimates
Q 12/2014
10/28/2014
4:15:00 PM
$2.00 to $2.10
$2.22
$3.90 bill
2.9%
8.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Earnings Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects second quarter earnings of $2.00 to $2.10 per share on revenue of $3.75 billion to $3.95 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.22 per share on revenue of $3.90 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2014.
In-line Guidance
Q 03/2015
1/27/2015
4:15:00 PM
$1.90 to $2.00
$1.99
$3.73 bill
2.3%
-0.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Earnings In-line

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call said it expects third quarter earnings of $1.90 to $2.00 per share on revenue of $3.60 billion to $3.70 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.99 per share on revenue of $3.73 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2015.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 06/2015
4/28/2015
4:15:00 PM
$1.50 to $1.60
$1.95
$3.64 bill
-2.1%
0.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects fourth quarter earnings of $1.50 to $1.60 per share on revenue of $3.30 billion to $3.40 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.95 per share on revenue of $3.64 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2015.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 09/2015
7/29/2015
4:15:00 PM
$1.50 to $1.60
$1.82
$3.51 bill
9.8%
-1.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects first quarter earnings of $1.50 to $1.60 per share on revenue of $3.20 billion to $3.30 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.82 per share on revenue of $3.51 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2015.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 03/2016
1/28/2016
4:15:00 PM
$1.20 to $1.30
$1.43
$3.25 bill
5.0%
-0.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects third quarter earnings of $1.20 to $1.30 per share on revenue of $2.80 billion to $2.90 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.43 per share on revenue of $3.25 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2016.
EPS & Revenue Below Estimates
Q 06/2016
4/28/2016
4:15:00 PM
$1.00 to $1.10
$1.32
$2.93 bill
-11.3%
-12.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Below Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects fourth quarter earnings of $1.00 to $1.10 per share on revenue of $2.60 billion to $2.70 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.32 per share on revenue of $2.93 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2016.
Updates Guidance
Q 06/2016
5/26/2016
5:00:00 PM
$0.65 to $0.70
$0.94
$2.75 bill
1.4%
9.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Updates Guidance with Acquisition

Western Digital Corp. said with the inclusion of SanDisk it now expects fourth quarter earnings of $0.65 to $0.70 per share on revenue of $3.35 billion to $3.45 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.00 to $1.10 per share on revenue of $2.60 billion to $2.70 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $0.94 per share on revenue of $2.75 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2016.
EPS & Revenue Above Estimates
Q 06/2016
7/6/2016
4:15:00 PM
$0.72
$0.68
$3.41 bill
4.8%
7.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Above Previous Range

Western Digital Corp. said it expects fourth quarter earnings of approximately $0.72 per share on revenue of approximately $3.46 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $0.65 to $0.70 per share on revenue of $3.35 billion to $3.45 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $0.68 per share on revenue of $3.41 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2016.
EPS Below/Revenue Above
Q 09/2016
7/28/2016
4:27:06 PM
$0.85 to $0.90
$0.93
$4.33 bill
-11.5%
-10.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Provides Mixed Guidance

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects first quarter earnings of $0.85 to $0.90 per share on revenue of $4.40 billion to $4.50 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $0.93 per share on revenue of $4.33 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2016.
EPS & Revenue Above Estimates
Q 09/2016
9/7/2016
7:00:02 AM
$1.00 to $1.05
$0.91
$4.42 bill
12.1%
4.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Raises Guidance

Western Digital Corp. said it expects first quarter earnings of $1.00 to $1.05 per share on revenue of $4.45 billion to $4.55 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $0.85 to $0.90 per share on revenue of $4.40 billion to $4.50 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $0.91 per share on revenue of $4.42 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2016.
EPS Above Estimates
Q 12/2016
10/26/2016
4:15:07 PM
$1.85 to $1.95
$1.28
5.4%
-5.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Above Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects second quarter earnings of $1.85 to $1.95 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.28 per share for the quarter ending December 31, 2016.
EPS Above Estimates
Q 12/2016
12/6/2016
4:40:00 PM
$2.10 to $2.15
$1.89
$4.73 bill
8.3%
-1.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Raises Fourth Guidance

Western Digital Corp. said it expects second quarter earnings of $2.10 to $2.15 per share on revenue of approximately $4.75 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.85 to $1.95 per share on revenue of approximately $4.70 billion and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.89 per share on revenue of $4.73 billion for the quarter ending December 31, 2016.
EPS & Revenue Above Estimates
Q 03/2017
1/25/2017
4:10:00 PM
$2.00 to $2.10
$1.69
$4.34 bill
-1.9%
-0.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Above Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call it expects third quarter non-GAAP earnings of $2.00 to $2.10 per share on revenue of approximately $4.55 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.69 per share on revenue of $4.34 billion for the quarter ending March 31, 2017.
EPS & Revenue Above Estimates
Q 06/2017
4/27/2017
4:10:18 PM
$2.55 to $2.65
$2.13
$4.62 bill
3.9%
0.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Guides Above Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said in its guidance summary it expects fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings of $2.55 to $2.65 per share on revenue of approximately $4.80 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $2.13 per share on revenue of $4.62 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2017.
EPS Above Estimates
Q 06/2017
6/26/2017
4:05:00 PM
$2.85
$2.65
$4.81 bill
-0.9%
-5.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Raises Guidance

Western Digital Corp. said it now expects fourth quarter earnings of approximately $2.85 per share and continues to expect revenue of approximately $4.80 billion. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $2.55 to $2.65 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $2.65 per share on revenue of $4.81 billion for the quarter ending June 30, 2017.
Q1 Above/FY In-line
FY 2018
7/27/2017
4:10:14 PM
at least $12.00
-7.5%
-7.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
Western Digital Provides Guidance with First Quarter Above Estimates

Western Digital Corp. said during its conference call said it expects first quarter non-GAAP earnings of $3.25 to $3.35 per share on revenue of approximately $5.10 billion. The current consensus earnings estimate is $3.20 per share on revenue of $5.12 billion for the quarter ending September 30, 2017. The company also said it expects fiscal 2018 earnings of more than $12.00 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $12.24 per share for the year ending June 30, 2018.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
10/22/2012
4:15:00 PM
Sep '12
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B
EPS
Rev
$2.36
$4.0 Bil
$2.26
$2.31
$4.0 Bil
4.4%
1.4%
128.5%
49.8%
-7.9%
5.3%
1/23/2013
4:15:00 PM
Dec '12
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$2.09
$3.8 Bil
$1.95
$1.82
$3.7 Bil
7.2%
4.5%
222.6%
91.7%
0.4%
-0.5%
4/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
Mar '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G B+
EPS
Rev
$2.10
$3.8 Bil
$1.86
$1.79
$3.6 Bil
12.9%
4.3%
-17.0%
24.0%
4.1%
2.9%
7/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
Jun '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.96
$3.7 Bil
$1.99
$1.79
$3.6 Bil
-1.5%
3.0%
-45.3%
-21.6%
-6.0%
4.6%
10/24/2013
4:15:00 PM
Sep '13
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$2.12
$3.8 Bil
$2.23
$2.04
$3.8 Bil
-4.9%
0.6%
-13.5%
-5.7%
2.4%
-3.3%
1/22/2014
4:15:00 PM
Dec '13
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$2.19
$4.0 Bil
$2.13
$2.08
$3.8 Bil
2.8%
3.4%
3.7%
3.9%
-1.4%
0.1%
4/30/2014
4:15:00 PM
Mar '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$1.94
$3.7 Bil
$1.96
$1.88
$3.7 Bil
-1.0%
-0.7%
-8.6%
-1.6%
-2.9%
-2.3%
7/30/2014
4:15:00 PM
Jun '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$1.85
$3.7 Bil
$1.80
$1.74
$3.6 Bil
2.8%
1.7%
-6.7%
-2.1%
-1.5%
1.9%
10/28/2014
4:15:00 PM
Sep '14
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$2.10
$3.9 Bil
$2.09
$2.04
$3.9 Bil
0.5%
1.4%
-1.9%
3.7%
-0.1%
8.9%
1/27/2015
4:15:00 PM
Dec '14
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$2.26
$3.9 Bil
$2.15
$2.10
$3.8 Bil
5.1%
1.3%
1.3%
-2.1%
6.8%
-0.2%
4/28/2015
4:15:00 PM
Mar '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G F
EPS
Rev
$1.87
$3.6 Bil
$1.94
$1.92
$3.6 Bil
-3.6%
-1.4%
-6.2%
-4.1%
-3.5%
0.5%
7/29/2015
4:15:00 PM
Jun '15
Q4 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$1.51
$3.2 Bil
$1.58
$1.46
$3.3 Bil
-4.4%
-2.4%
-20.0%
-12.6%
8.5%
-1.5%
10/21/2015
7:29:00 AM
Sep '15
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$1.56
$3.4 Bil
$1.61
$1.57
$3.3 Bil
-3.1%
4.0%
-27.4%
-13.8%
-2.8%
-7.2%
1/28/2016
4:15:00 PM
Dec '15
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.60
$3.3 Bil
$1.61
$1.53
$3.4 Bil
-0.6%
-1.0%
-30.6%
-14.7%
1.0%
-0.6%
4/28/2016
4:15:00 PM
Mar '16
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$1.21
$2.8 Bil
$1.33
$1.25
$2.9 Bil
-9.0%
-2.0%
-35.8%
-20.5%
-7.6%
-12.4%
7/28/2016
4:27:06 PM
Jun '16
Q4 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$0.79
$3.5 Bil
$0.73
$0.72
$3.4 Bil
8.2%
1.7%
-41.6%
9.5%
-5.5%
-10.5%
10/26/2016
4:15:07 PM
Sep '16
Q1 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$1.18
$4.7 Bil
$1.05
$1.05
$4.5 Bil
12.4%
4.5%
-6.8%
38.6%
3.6%
-5.8%
1/25/2017
4:10:00 PM
Dec '16
Q2 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$2.44
$4.9 Bil
$2.17
$2.11
$4.8 Bil
12.4%
2.3%
55.5%
47.4%
-0.2%
-0.8%
4/27/2017
4:10:18 PM
Mar '17
Q3 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$2.41
$4.6 Bil
$2.20
$2.19
$4.6 Bil
9.5%
1.5%
118.4%
64.7%
5.7%
0.1%
7/27/2017
4:10:14 PM
Jun '17
Q4 '17
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C+
EPS
Rev
$2.90
$4.8 Bil
$2.87
$2.78
$4.8 Bil
1.0%
0.7%
280.8%
38.5%
-4.2%
-7.8%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$3.00
-
-
-
154.2%
-
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$3.20
-
-
-
31.1%
-
7/25/2012
$32.47
$7.80
$12.48 Bil
-
-
-
7/24/2013
$67.53
$8.53
$15.35 Bil
9.4%
23.0%
108.0%
7/30/2014
$101.17
$8.10
$15.13 Bil
-5.0%
-1.4%
49.8%
7/29/2015
$78.75
$7.76
$14.57 Bil
-4.2%
-3.7%
-22.2%
7/28/2016
$53.70
$5.09
$12.99 Bil
-34.4%
-10.8%
-31.8%
7/27/2017
$91.90
$7.90
$19.09 Bil
55.2%
46.9%
71.1%
7/27/2018
$85.45
$11.34
-
43.5%
-
-7.0%
7/27/2019
-
$10.05
-
-11.4%
-
-
7/27/2020
-
-
-
-
-
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Price Projection

Current Value
$86
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Projected Price
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