| Western Digital is a developer, manufacturer, and provider of data storage devices and solutions. Co.'s portfolio of technology and products address the following markets: Client Devices (mobile, desktop, gaming and digital video hard drives, client solid state drives (SSDs), embedded products and wafers); Data Center Devices and Solutions (capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives, enterprise SSDs, data center software and system solutions); and Client Solutions (removable products, hard drive content solutions and flash content solutions). We show 38 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of WDC's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of WDC shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like WDC versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching WDC by allowing them to research WDC shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.