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Zafgen (ZFGN) At $3.76 Forms Bottom; Western Digital (WDC) Has 1.12 Sentiment

Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $93.43 billion valuation. It closed at $1.87 lastly. It is down 64.54% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500. Vetr cut shares of Western Digital Corp from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $82.28 target price on the stock.in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. Therefore 69% are positive. Western Digital Corporation has a 52 week low of $52.10 and a 52 week high of $95.77. The stock has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of $111.31. Capital Analysts LLC bought a new position in shares of Western Digital Corporation during the second quarter worth about $2,777,000. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Friday, January 15. The stock has "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, June 21. RBC Capital Markets maintained Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) on Tuesday, September 5 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by Maxim Group.

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ WDC) opened at 85.62 on Thursday. Jefferies maintained Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Thursday, June 2. Loop Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, May 26 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by BTIG Research on Tuesday, April 26. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-five have issued a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock increased 2.06% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $86.01. After $2.63 actual earnings per share reported by Western Digital Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.07% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. 93 funds opened positions while 256 raised stakes. Its up 4.8% from 27.12M shares previously. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share.

Allstate Corp, which manages about $1.88 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Waste Mgmt Inc Del (NYSE:WM) by 38,092 shares to 16,331 shares, valued at $1.20M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Numeric Invsts Limited Liability Company invested in 580,682 shares or 1.14% of the stock. Advisory Services Network Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 700 shares. Comerica Securities Inc accumulated 10,546 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Glenmede Com Na holds 534,961 shares. Berkshire Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation Pa holds 2,511 shares. Alphamark Ltd Liability invested in 150 shares. Thomas J Herzfeld Advsrs invested in 760 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Bkd Wealth Advsr Llc holds 25,662 shares. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $92 target. Therefore 46% are positive. HB Fuller had 16 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Sunday, July 30. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, April 21. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 28 with "Hold". Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Hold" rating and $186 target in Wednesday, December 14 report. Barclays Capital has "Equalweight" rating and $91 target.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $6.59 million activity. GEPHARDT Richard A also sold $336,603 worth of Centene Corp (NYSE:CNC) shares. About shares traded. Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending.

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. They expect $3.00 EPS, up 154.24% or $1.82 from last year's $1.18 per share. WDC's profit would be $885.42 million giving it 7.14 P/E if the $3.00 EPS is correct.

Among 33 analysts covering Marvell Technology Group (NASDAQ:MRVL), 17 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Equitec Specialists Llc who had been investing in Western Digital Corp (Put) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $25.31 billion market cap company. The Company's portfolio of offerings addresses three categories: Datacenter Devices and Solutions (capacity and performance enterprise hard disk drives (HDDs), enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), datacenter software and system solutions); Client Devices (mobile, desktop, gaming and digital video hard drives, client SSDs, embedded products and wafers), and Client Solutions (removable products, hard drive content solutions and flash content solutions). It has a 239.44 P/E ratio. CORDANO MICHAEL D also sold $962,385 worth of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) on Monday, June 12. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Capital World Investors bought a new position in Western Digital Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,019,202,000. Its up 0.06, from 1.09 in 2017Q1.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WDC. Pictet Asset Management Ltd stated it has 152,719 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) owns 6,305 shares. Daiwa Sb Limited holds 1.38% or 57,180 shares. Stephens Inc Ar stated it has 31,358 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Loomis Sayles And Com Lp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Symmetry Peak Management Limited reported 0.03% stake. The data storage provider reported $2.93 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.51 by $0.42. Wetherby Asset has invested 0.08% in Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC). Farmers And Merchants holds 9,295 shares. Cim Inv Mangement Incorporated reported 8,535 shares. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Keybank National Association Oh holds 0.01% or 11,341 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Co accumulated 77 shares or 0% of the stock. M&T Natl Bank holds 36,616 shares. Yorktown Management And Rech Co, a Virginia-based fund reported 3,700 shares. RAY MICHAEL CHARLES sold $122,222 worth of Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) on Monday, May 15.

In other news, insider Mark P. Long sold 28,585 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 20th.



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