Investor FAQs

Who is the transfer agent for WDC's stock?

For change of address, transfer of ownership or questions concerning your Western Digital stock, please contact our transfer agent:

American Stock Transfer & Trust Co.
Operations Center
6201 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219
800.937.5449
www.astfinancial.com

When is WDC's fiscal year-end?

Our fiscal year ends on the Friday nearest to June 30 and typically consists of 52 weeks. Approximately every six years, we report a 53-week fiscal year to align our fiscal year with the foregoing policy. Fiscal year 2019 will end on June 28, 2019 and is comprised of 52 weeks. Fiscal year 2018 ended on June 29, 2018 and was comprised of 52 weeks.

How do I obtain information about quarterly financial results?

Quarterly financial results information is posted to our website in the Financial Information section of the IR website.

How do I listen to WDC's quarterly results conference calls and how do I find out about the earnings dates?

Western Digital will announce the quarterly earnings date approximately 2-3 weeks prior to our earnings date. Once announced to the public, the press release, event date and webcast link will be posted to our Investor Relations website. Please sign up for email alert notifications to be notified of reports, filings, and upcoming events.

Where do I find information on WDC's annual meeting of shareholders?

WDC's annual meeting of shareholders date is stated in our Proxy Statement/Notice to Shareholders (DEF-14A) filed with the SEC. The event is not available via audio webcast.

Who are WDC's independent accountants?

The independent registered accounting firm for Western Digital is KPMG LLP.

What is WDC's CUSIP number?

The CUSIP number for Western Digital is 958102105.

Where do I find corporate logo files and brand/marketing information?

We welcome you to visit wdbrand.com -- WD's marketing material extranet -- for logos, corporate standards, photos, ad copy, product/promotional displays and collateral.

Under what symbol is WDC's shares traded and on what stock exchange?

Western Digital's common shares are listed on NASDAQ under the symbol WDC.

How can I buy and sell shares of WDC stock?

Any purchases or sales of Western Digital stock can be made through a brokerage service of your choice.

Does Western Digital offer a direct stock purchase plan?

WDC does not currently offer a direct stock purchase and sale program. Any purchases or sales of Western Digital stock can be made through a brokerage service of your choice.

How do I know if I am a registered shareholder or if I am a beneficial shareholder? If I am a registered shareholder, how do I obtain information about WDC shares that I own?

If your WDC shares are registered directly in your name with our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Co., then you are considered a registered shareholder. However, most of our shareholders hold their shares through a broker, bank, or trustee rather than directly in their name. If you hold your WDC shares through a broker, bank or trustee, you are considered a beneficial shareholder, and you can obtain information about the shares you own by contacting your broker, bank or trustee. If you are a registered shareholder, please contact our transfer agent to change your address of record, transfer ownership or your shares or for questions concerning your Western Digital stock:

American Stock Transfer & Trust Co.
Operations Center
6201 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219
800.937.5449
www.astfinancial.com

Does WDC pay a dividend?

On September 13, 2012, the Board of Directors approved the adoption of a dividend policy under which WDC intends to pay a quarterly cash dividend beginning in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013. The amount and timing of future dividends under the dividend policy, and the declaration and payment thereof, will be based upon all relevant factors, including WDC's financial position, results of operations, cash flows, capital requirements and restrictions under WDC's existing credit agreement. The Board of Directors retains the power to modify, suspend or cancel WDC's dividend policy in any manner and at any time as it may deem necessary or appropriate in the future.

Does Western Digital offer a dividend reinvestment program?

WDC does not currently offer a dividend reinvestment program. Any purchases or sales of Western Digital stock can be made through a brokerage service of your choice.

Has WDC had any stock splits?

The record date for the two-for-one stock split was May 20, 1997.