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Gartner Invest Analyst Insight: WDC 4Q19 Highlights Positive Inflection Points in Flash/SSDs and HDDs

Published: 01 August 2019

ID: G00450253

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


As we have noted, Western Digital is positioned to outperform its peers as its two businesses — flash memory/solid state drives and hard-disk drives — improve from cyclical troughs. While 1Q20 results remain under pressure, 4Q19 results highlighted signs of improvement.

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