Western Digital Corporation ( WDC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 17, 2017. Shareholders who purchased WDC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that WDC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $92.66, the dividend yield is 2.16%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WDC was $92.66, representing a -2.46% decrease from the 52 week high of $95 and a 122.53% increase over the 52 week low of $41.64.
WDC is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as TE Connectivity Ltd. ( TEL ) and KLA-Tencor Corporation ( KLAC ). WDC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.99. Zacks Investment Research reports WDC's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 51.03%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.
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The following ETF(s) have WDC as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTH with an increase of 15.88% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WDC at 3.23%.