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Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 28, 2017

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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WDC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WDC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have WDC as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Technology Hardware ETF ( XTH )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF - DNQ ( VOE ).

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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