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Seagate Technology [NASDAQ:STX] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Seagate Technology been like?
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Seagate Technology's (NASDAQ:STX) stock is 6.5% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 6.8% higher in the same timeframe. This is equivalent to a -13.3% lower return over the period which puts the stock as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Seagate Technology?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 27 analysts that cover Seagate Technology's stock, the average rating is 2.9. This is a weighted average of 1 strong buys, 2 buys, 19 holds, 3 sells, 2 strong sells. This is 0.4 lower than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Seagate Technology's insider trading been over the past year?
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Seagate Technology insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Seagate Technology's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


What is the ownership of Seagate Technology stock?
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For Seagate Technology, currently 0.0% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 43.7% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 56.3% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 5/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Seagate Technology stock?
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As of 28 June 2019, the short interest for Seagate Technology has been 6.86% of the shares outstanding which is 189 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 6.82% of the shares outstanding which is 188 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Seagate Technology's revenue history been by year?
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Seagate Technology's revenue in the last 12 months ending 29 March 2019 is $10Bn. Seagate Technology's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Seagate Technology's free cash flow yield?
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Seagate Technology's free cash flow yield is 11.7% and has shrunk from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Seagate Technology 1 year ago was 15.2% and 3 years ago it was 18.1%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Seagate Technology's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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Seagate Technology pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.54 (dividend yield of 1.37%) to $0.63 today (yield of 1.38%).


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PE Ratio

What is Seagate Technology's PE ratio?
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Seagate Technology's PE ratio is 9.4x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $48.08. Seagate Technology's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 20% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Seagate Technology's PEG ratio?
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Seagate Technology's PEG ratio is nanx. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 9.4x and their last 12 months growth rate of -0.488%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is nan/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Seagate Technology's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Seagate Technology is 7.9x. This is more expensive than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 5.0x. The tea-score is 4/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Seagate Technology's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

Seagate Technology's free cash flow yield is 11.7% which is ranked 1.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $1Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 29 March 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $13Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Seagate Technology's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Seagate Technology's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

Seagate Technology's return on investment is 97.6%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Seagate Technology's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
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Seagate Technology's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 1.6x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Seagate Technology's debt vs shareholder equity?
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Seagate Technology's debt to shareholder equity is 267.7%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Seagate Technology's dividend payout ratio?
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Seagate Technology's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 83.3%. This is in quintile 2 when measured against their comps.


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ESG score
What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Seagate Technology?

Seagate Technology's has a good overall ESG rating of 80/100. Their competitors have a score between 45 and 86 with the average at 65.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Seagate Technology vs their competitors?
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We can see here what the environmental consciousness of Seagate Technology is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Seagate Technology vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Seagate Technology is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Seagate Technology vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of Seagate Technology is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of Seagate Technology?
Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. It manufactures and distributes hard disk drives; solid state drives (SSDs), including serial attached small computer system interface and non-volatile memory express SSDs; solid state hybrid drives; and storage subsystems.


Industry Peers & Competitors

Who are Seagate Technology's peers and competitors?
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Seagate Technology [NASDAQ:STX] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Seagate Technology stock quote?

Seagate Technology (NASDAQ:STX) hit a new 52-week high on 28 August 2018 at a price of $54.06 with 1,865,900 shares traded that day. This is 12.4% higher than than its current price of $48.08 and 51.6% higher than the 52-week low of $35.66 on 24 December 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 2 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Seagate Technology stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Seagate Technology stock were reached on 28 August 2018, 332 days ago at a price of $54.06. This equates to a market capitalisation of $14Bn. The highest price reached is 12.4% higher than the current price of $48.08 with a current market cap of $13Bn.

What is the beta of Seagate Technology stock?

Seagate Technology stock moves 1.9x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Seagate Technology (STX) stock?

Seagate Technology's stock has an annual volatility of 37.6% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 20.0% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Seagate Technology's share buybacks been over the past year?

Seagate Technology is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 6.5% lower which is an underperformance of -13.3% vs the overall market. Seagate Technology still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Seagate Technology stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Seagate Technology with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Seagate Technology. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 36.1% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Seagate Technology beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Seagate Technology has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Seagate Technology's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Seagate Technology is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Seagate Technology's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Seagate Technology's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Seagate Technology's earnings per share (EPS)?

Seagate Technology's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Seagate Technology's dividend growth rate?

Seagate Technology's dividends have grown at 0.00% in the past year and an average growth of 4.17% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Seagate Technology's dividend yield?

Seagate Technology's current dividend yield is 1.38%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.63 (the last payment which was on 18 June 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $48.08.

What is Seagate Technology's previous and next dividend date?

Seagate Technology's most recent dividend date was 18 June 2019 when the company paid $0.63 and the next dividend date is 17 September 2019 with an expected payment of $0.63.

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