Short Interest in Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Grows By 17.5%

The institutional investor held 141,840 shares of the electronic components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.26 million, down from 225,940 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Priceline Grp Inc now has $93.61 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $82.81. About 10.08 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 26.40% the S&P500.

Korea Investment Corp increased Western Digital Corp (WDC) stake by 3.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Synovus Financial Corp acquired 7,582 shares as Western Digital Corp (WDC)'s stock rose 15.69%. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. This company shares tumbled -45.06% from their most recent record high of $18.00 and now hold $1.05 billion in market value of equity. The data storage provider reported $3.56 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $3.01 by $0.55. Insiders have sold a total of 16,039 shares of company stock worth $1,400,999 over the last 90 days.

Synovus Financial Corp decreased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLK) stake by 18,008 shares to 173,344 valued at $10.25M in 2017Q3.

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) moved 1.06% from the recent close and now pricing at $83.12. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $778,532 activity. Ruggie Group Inc stated it has 1,544 shares. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 21,637 shares of the data storage provider's stock worth $1,917,000 after purchasing an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Another trade for 3,098 shares valued at $263,330 was sold by Sivaram Srinivasan.

Western Digital (NASDAQ WDC) opened at $83.12 on Friday. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Western Digital from a "hold" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $103.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Therefore 69% are positive. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts forecast that Western Digital will post 12.21 EPS for the current year. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Monday, March 14 to "Outperform". Barclays reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $131.00 price objective on shares of Western Digital in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) on Friday, June 9 with "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Wednesday, August 23. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 20 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Strong Buy" on Tuesday, October 20. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Thursday, September 8. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, December 13 with "Equal-Weight".

Analysts expect Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) to report $3.44 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $1.46 EPS change or 73.74% from last quarter's $1.98 EPS. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $133 target. Currently Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on the shares. Powershares Qqq Trust (QQQ) was reduced too.

Capital World Investors bought a new position in Western Digital in the second quarter valued at $1,019,202,000. Its the same as in 2017Q2. 240.32 million shares or 2.88% more from 233.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cetera Advisors Ltd Llc, Colorado-based fund reported 16,566 shares. Cambridge Rech Advisors reported 12,754 shares. Loomis Sayles And Co Ltd Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 25,054 shares. Cypress Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company (Wy) has 0.02% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). This repurchase authorization allows the data storage provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi reported 110,292 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Shell Asset Mgmt invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC).

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Western Digital Corporation (Western Digital) 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. Nomura holds 46,077 shares.

Korea Investment Corp decreased Entergy Corp New (NYSE:ETR) stake by 6,000 shares to 104,762 valued at $8.00M in 2017Q3. It also upped Evolution Petroleum Corp (NYSEMKT:EPM) stake by 121,385 shares and now owns 227,080 shares.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $20.35 million activity. Hollifield Matthew V sold $614,857 worth of stock. The stock has "Sell" rating by Berenberg on Wednesday, February 3.

Investors sentiment is 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 0.79 in 2017Q2.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Westpac Banking Corp raised its position in Western Digital Corp.by 4.2% in the third quarter. Wealthtrust accumulated 1,694 shares. Harvest Capital Strategies holds 325,000 shares or 5.36% of its portfolio. Utah Retirement Systems holds 200,200 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Truepoint has 0.03% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Jaffetilchin Invest Ltd Liability holds 2,943 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur owns 12,100 shares. 2,243 were accumulated by Riggs Asset Managment. The company's 3-months average volume stands at 3.85 million. (NYSE:LOW). The Tennessee-based Pinnacle Fincl Partners has invested 0.03% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. Bluecrest Mngmt Limited has 0.37% invested in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). (NYSE:ED) have been on a number of investor watchlists of late. Jefferies Group Incorporated Limited Liability Corp owns 191,359 shares. From the start of the calendar year, shares have been -6.43%. D E Shaw Company reported 0.02% stake.

Among 34 analysts covering Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), 11 have Buy rating, 10 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Boeing had 88 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21.

Among 23 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. The stock of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Thursday, August 3 by UBS. The rating was initiated by Loop Capital Markets on Monday, July 24 with "Buy". The firm has "Buy" rating by Longbow given on Tuesday, September 13. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 3 by RBC Capital Markets.

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