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Western Digital PS Ratio

: 0.73 (As of Today)
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As of today, Western Digital's share price is USD 38.37. Western Digital's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2019 was USD 52.76. Hence, Western Digital's P/S Ratio for today is 0.73.

NAS:WDC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57   Med: 1   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.74

0.57
1.8

During the past 13 years, Western Digital's highest P/S Ratio was 1.80. The lowest was 0.57. And the median was 1.00.

NAS:WDC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2255 Companies
in the Hardware industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NAS:WDC: 0.74 )

Western Digital's Revenue per Sharefor the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was USD 14.21. Its Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2019 was USD 52.76.

Warning Sign:

Western Digital Corp revenue per share is in decline over the past 12 months.

During the past 12 months, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate of Western Digital was -16.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 1.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was -0.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 5.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, Western Digital's highest 3-Year average Revenue per Share Growth Rate was 66.00% per year. The lowest was -33.60% per year. And the median was 14.30% per year.


Western Digital PS Ratio Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Western Digital Annual Data
Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
PS Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.28 0.88 1.37 1.17 0.84

Western Digital Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
PS Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.59 0.81 0.84 1.12 1.20

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Western Digital PS Ratio Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Western Digital's PS Ratio falls into.



Western Digital PS Ratio Calculation

The P/S Ratio is another ratio widely used to value stocks. It was first used by Ken Fisher.

Western Digital's P/S Ratio for today is calculated as

P/S Ratio=Share Price/Revenue per Share (TTM)
=38.37/52.758
=0.73

Western Digital's Share Price of today is USD 38.37.
Western Digital's Revenue per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2019 was 12.582 (Mar. 2019 ) + 12.319 (Jun. 2019 ) + 13.649 (Sep. 2019 ) + 14.208 (Dec. 2019 ) = USD 52.76.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

P/E Ratio=Market Cap/Revenue

The revenue here is for the trailing 12 months.


Western Digital  (NAS:WDC) PS Ratio Explanation

The P/S ratio is an excellent valuation indicator if you want to compare a stock with its historical valuation or with the stocks in the same industry. The P/S ratio works especially well when you want to compare the stock's current valuation with its historical valuation. The P/S ratio is a great valuation tool for evaluating cyclical businesses where the P/E ratio works poorly. It works the best when comparing the current valuation with the historical valuation because over time, a company's profit margin tends to revert to the mean.

When the P/S ratio is applied to the whole stock market, it can be used to evaluate the current market valuation and projected returns. In this case, the price is the total market cap of all stocks that are traded, and sales are the GDP of the country. This is how Warren Buffett estimates the broad market valuation and project future returns.

Similar to the Price/Earnings ratio and Price/Cash Flow or Price/Free Cash Flow, the P/E ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from Price/Book ratio, which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

The P/S ratio does not tell you how cheap or expensive the stock is. It cannot be used to compare companies in different industries. It works better for companies within the same industry because these companies tend to have similar capital structures and profit margins. It works the best when comparing a company with itself in the past.


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