Western Digital Corporation (WDC) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 02, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 21, 2020. Shareholders who purchased WDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that WDC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDC was $62.38, representing a -4.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.31 and a 78.13% increase over the 52 week low of $35.02.
WDC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL) and KLA Corporation (KLAC). WDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$5.27. Zacks Investment Research reports WDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -56.96%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WDC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WDC as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco S&P 500 High Beta ETF (SPHB)
- Innovator ETFs Trust II (LVHB)
- Invesco Exchange-Traded Self-Indexed Fund Trust (OMFL)
- GOLDMAN SACHS ETF TRUST (GSEW).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SPHB with an increase of 15.41% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDC at 1.25%.
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