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Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing

27 August 2017

Seizert Prtn Limited reported 2.17 million shares. The Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 10,481 shares with $712,000 value, down from 460,686 last quarter. Johnson And Johnson now has $353.56B valuation. Moors & Cabot invested in 7,560 shares or 0.08% of the stock. About 13.41 million shares traded.

Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital), launched on October 26, 2000, is a developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the needs of the information technology (IT) industry and the infrastructure that enables the proliferation of data in virtually every industry. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. American International Group Inc sold 9.97M shares as Western Digital Corp (WDC)'s stock rose 15.69%. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 3,031,364 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $249,848,000 after buying an additional 264,706 shares in the last quarter. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending.

In other Western Digital Corporation news, CFO Mark P. Long sold 1,517 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th. Another trade for 40,182 shares valued at $3.58 million was sold by Sivaram Srinivasan. About shares traded. Dun & Bradstreet Corp (NYSE:DNB) has declined 12.51% since August 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500. Insiders have sold 145,291 shares of company stock valued at $12,738,849 in the last three months. Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (NYSE:CNQ) was reduced too.

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Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 insider sales for $22.32 million activity.

Mark P. Long, Pres WD Capital, CSO & CFO sold $1,671,157 worth of shares at an average price of $84.50 on Friday the 4th. 7,500 Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares with value of $303,713 were sold by BACON KENNETH J. Smit Neil had sold 33,000 shares worth $1.24M. Cue Eduardo H sold $6.92 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. Moreover, Cutter & Co Brokerage Inc. has 1.1% invested in the company for 58,067 shares. 114 funds opened positions while 731 raised stakes. Jpmorgan Chase And stated it has 0.03% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Bessemer Gru Inc accumulated 4,772 shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Tru has invested 0.39% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Dana Inv Advisors holds 426,459 shares. Jennison Limited Liability Co accumulated 4,599 shares. $1.86 million worth of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) was sold by DeMaria Jacqueline. KBC Group NV's holdings in Western Digital Corporation were worth $2,721,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Cordasco Financial Ntwk stated it has 0.02% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 5.02% and stays 0.07% away from its 50 days moving average. Assetmark reported 19,031 shares. The data storage provider reported $2.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.51 by $0.42. Immunogen had 15 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Jefferies. Needham maintained the stock with "Strong Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 20 report. Loop Capital Markets initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, July 24 report. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $104.51. On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Neutral". The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 7 by Maxim Group. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 88,207 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,142,120.79. It also upped Visteon Corp (NYSE:VC) stake by 8,296 shares and now owns 30,829 shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Western Digital Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday. Therefore 76% are positive.

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Western Digital Corporation stated a price of $90.25 today, indicating a positive change of 0.89%. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy". The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Wednesday, April 5.

On June 13, 2017 Aegis Capital started coverage setting a rating of "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Mizuho. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, March 1.

Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 18,298 shares of the data storage provider's stock worth $1,621,000 after buying an additional 8,805 shares in the last quarter. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 49 investors sold Western Digital Corp shares while 223 reduced holdings. PA raised its stake in shares of Western Digital Corporation by 92.8% in the second quarter. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 333 shares in its portfolio. Berson & Corrado Invest Advisors Lc has 6,980 shares. 527 were reported by Thompson Davis. The Minnesota-based Us Bancshares De has invested 0.04% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Ray Gerald L Associate Limited reported 6,140 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 2,393,005 shares of the data storage provider's stock valued at $197,495,000 after buying an additional 821,155 shares during the period. Everpoint Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). 524 Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) shares with value of $48,365 were sold by RAY MICHAEL CHARLES.

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Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing