Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC)- Hot Stocks Retreats on New Development: Cadence Design Systems (CDNS)

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a loss of -0.26% to 70.17 with around 2.1 Million shares have changed hands in this session.

Lets us look over what analysts have to say about performance of the WDC. Starting with EPS for the final quarter of this year. EPS is usually the indicator of profitability for the company. According to WSJ analysis, the Q4 2016 current estimates trends were for $2.10 as compared to the next year Q1 current trend of $1.67. While on annual basis the current EPS estimates trend for FY 2017 came in for $8.26 as compared to three months ago $7.82.

The stock prices target chart showed high target of 100.00 kept by analysts at WSJ while the average price target was for 76.98 as compared to current price of 70.17. Somehow, the stock managed to gain BUY ratings by 20 analysts in current tenure as 4 analysts having overweight ratings, 10 recommend as HOLD. Overall, the consensus ratings were for Overweight by the pool of analysts.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 104.58% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -2.56%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 20.24% and for the year was 20.95%, while the YTD performance remained at 20.45%. WDC has Average True Range for 14 days of 2.10.

Shares of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it an advance of 0.47% to close at $25.88. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over CDNS performance. Out of the pool of analysts 4 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 4 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.33 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.33. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $1.35 and for the one month was for $1.35 as compared to three months ago was for $1.36. Whereas, CDNS received highest price target of 30.00 and low target of 25.00. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 27.43 as compared to current price of 25.88.

Moving forward to saw long-term intention, the experts calculate Return on Investment of 15.70%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 41.27% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -7.57%. CDNS last month stock price volatility remained 1.88%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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