Wednesday, July 24th 2013

Western Digital Announces Fiscal Year Revenue Of $15.4 Billion

Western Digital Corp. today reported revenue of $15.4 billion and net income of $1.7 billion, or $6.75 per share for fiscal year 2013, compared to fiscal 2012 revenue of $12.5 billion and net income of $1.6 billion, or $6.58 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, fiscal 2013 net income was $2.1 billion or $8.53 per share, compared to fiscal 2012 net income of $2.1 billion or $8.61 per share.

For its fourth fiscal quarter ended June 28, 2013, the company reported revenue of $3.7 billion, hard-drive shipments of 59.9 million and net income of $416 million, or $1.71 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $477 million or $1.96 per share. In the year-ago quarter, the company reported revenue of $4.8 billion, net income of $745 million, or $2.87 per share, and shipped 71.0 million hard drives. Non-GAAP net income in the year-ago quarter was $872 million, or $3.35 per share.

The company generated $684 million in cash from operations during the June quarter, ending with total cash and cash equivalents of $4.3 billion. For fiscal year 2013, the company generated $3.1 billion in cash from operations and its free cash flow totaled $2.2 billion.4 During the quarter, the company utilized $235 million to buy back 4.4 million shares of common stock. On May 15, the company declared a $0.25 per common share dividend, which was paid on July 15.

"I am pleased with our performance in fiscal year 2013 and the June quarter, reflecting our expanding participation in the storage market, including the cloud and personal storage as we address the ongoing growth in digital data," said Steve Milligan, president and chief executive officer of Western Digital. "Our financial results were strong with significant free cash flow generation, we continued to forecast the market accurately and we had outstanding execution by our HGST and WD subsidiaries."
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4 Comments on Western Digital Announces Fiscal Year Revenue Of $15.4 Billion

#1
tacosRcool
So when are HDD prices gonna go back to pre flood prices??
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#2
TheGuruStud
by: tacosRcool
So when are HDD prices gonna go back to pre flood prices??
When WD and Crapgate are sued into oblivion for price fixing and lying about the flood effects. So, likely, never.
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#3
Aquinus
Resident Wat-man
I just got two WD Black 1TBs for 80 USD a pop and I saw 1.5TB WD Greens for 50 USD on a NewEgg shellshocker deal the other day. I would call those pre-flood prices. Pre-flood I got a 750Gb black for 75 USD.
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#4
Roph
I paid £69 delivered for a 2TB spinpoint back in February 2011. If I go look at 2TB prices now, this is what I see:



Pathetic :shadedshu
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