WD(R) Announces Q2 Revenue of $2.2 Billion and Year-Over-Year EPS Increase of 137 Percent at $1.35 45 minutes ago - PR Newswire Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today reported revenue of $2.2 billion, comprised of $2.084 billion of hard drive revenue and $120 million of revenue from media and substrate sales for the second fiscal quarter ending Dec. 28, 2007. Hard drive revenue grew by 46 percent over the prior-year comparative period on shipments of approximately 34.2 million units, a year-over-year increase of 40 percent in unit volume. Net income was $305 million, or $1.35 per share. EPS grew 137 percent over the prior year. In the year-ago quarter, the company reported revenue of $1.4 billion, unit shipments of 24.5 million and net income of $128 million, or $.57 per share. Fifty-four percent of Q2 hard drive revenue was derived from non-desktop PC sources, including hard drives for notebook PCs, consumer electronics and enterprise applications, and WD branded product retail sales. This compares with a mix in the year-ago quarter of 42 percent. The company shipped 8.7 million 2.5-inch mobile drives and 4.1 million 3.5-inch units for the PVR/DVR market, compared with 2.7 million units in each of these markets a year ago. Branded products accounted for 18 percent of hard drive revenue, continuing to demonstrate the value of WD's global brand.