Western Digital Corp. Shares Experience Setback Amidst Mixed Trading Session

Western Digital Corp. had a challenging day in the stock market as its shares slipped by 2.88% to close at $50.86. This decline occurred in the midst of a mixed trading session where the Dow Jones Industrial Average saw a marginal increase of 0.07% to reach 37,715.04, while the S&P 500 Index experienced a 0.57% drop to 4,742.83.

This marks the second consecutive day of losses for Western Digital Corp., demonstrating the ongoing volatility of the market. Despite this setback, the company closed just $2.35 short of its 52-week high of $53.21 achieved on December 26th.

Comparatively, Western Digital Corp.’s competitors experienced a similar mixed performance. Seagate Technology Holdings PLC fell by 3.14% to $82.69, while NetApp Inc. saw a 2.21% decline to $86.21. The trading volume for Western Digital Corp. also surpassed its 50-day average volume, reaching 7.2 million shares compared to the average of 6.0 million shares.

While the day may have been challenging for Western Digital Corp., it is important to note that stock market fluctuations are a normal part of the investment landscape. Today’s performance does not diminish the company’s overall potential for growth and success.

Please note that this article was generated using data from Dow Jones and FactSet, through an automated process developed by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider. For further details and market data terms of use, please refer to the source.


1. What was the closing price of Western Digital Corp. shares?
The closing price of Western Digital Corp. shares was $50.86.

2. How much did Western Digital Corp. shares decline by?
Western Digital Corp. shares slipped by 2.88%.

3. What were the closing prices of Seagate Technology Holdings PLC and NetApp Inc.?
Seagate Technology Holdings PLC closed at $82.69, while NetApp Inc. closed at $86.21.

4. How does today’s performance affect Western Digital Corp.’s stock market volatility?
Today’s performance demonstrates the ongoing volatility of the market.

5. Did Western Digital Corp. exceed its average trading volume?
Yes, the trading volume for Western Digital Corp. surpassed its 50-day average volume.


Stock market volatility: Refers to the rate at which the price of a stock or the stock market as a whole changes over a given period of time. It measures the degree of variation in stock prices and can indicate the level of risk associated with investing in a particular stock or the market as a whole.

Trading volume: Refers to the number of shares traded in a particular stock or the overall market during a given period of time. It is a measure of market activity and can indicate the level of interest or demand for a stock.

52-week high: Refers to the highest price at which a stock has traded during the past 52 weeks. It is often used as an indicator of a stock’s performance and can be used to assess its potential for growth.

Related Links

– Western Digital Corp. Official Website
– Seagate Technology Holdings PLC Official Website
– NetApp Inc. Official Website

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