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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Data Storage  
Traded in other countries:SSK.Germany, SNDK.Switzerland, 0R3H.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
SanDisk Corp designs, develops and manufactures data storage solutions using flash memory, proprietary controller and firmware technologies.

SanDisk Corp was incorporated in Delaware in June 1988. The Company designs, develops and manufactures data storage solutions in a variety of form factors using flash memory, controller, firmware and software technologies. Its solutions include SSDs, embedded products, removable cards, universal serial bus, or USB, drives, wireless media drives, digital media players and wafers and components. The Company's SSD products are used in both client computing platforms and enterprise data centers. Its embedded flash products are used in mobile phones, tablets, computing platforms, imaging devices, and many other products. Its removable cards are used in consumer electronics devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, gaming devices and personal computers or PCs. The Company operates in one segment, flash memory storage products. It operates in United States, China, Taiwan, Other Asia-Pacific & Europe, Middle East and Africa. The Company competes with NAND flash memory manufacturers, including Hynix, Intel, Micron Technology, Inc., or Micron, Samsung and Toshiba. The Company's primary competitors currently include, among others, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., or Kingston, Lexar Media, Inc., or Lexar, a subsidiary of Micron, PNY Technologies, Inc., or PNY, Samsung, Sony and Transcend Information, Inc., or Transcend. In the USB flash drive market. SanDisk is the Company's trademark, and is registered in the U.S. and other countries.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield % 0.79
SNDK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SNDK: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SNDK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.29
SNDK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SNDK: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SNDK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.29
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.58
SNDK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. SNDK: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.79
SNDK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
79% of the 2309 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. SNDK: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SNDK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,598.37
EPS (TTM) $ 2.05
Short Percentage of Float6.68%
52-Week Range $44.28 - 78.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)202.94

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,533 5,795 6,443
EPS ($) 3.26 3.60 4.03
EPS without NRI ($) 3.26 3.60 4.03
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($) 0.60 0.60
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