This announcement of significant layoffs led to a 5.56% increase in Seagate's stock in one day. Over the next several days, the stock continued to rise.
Seagate Technology Holdings, a prominent data-storage technology company, announced on March 29th its plan to cut an additional 480 jobs. This move extends the company's earlier decision to eliminate around 3,000 positions, constituting 8% of its workforce. The newly announced job cuts, affecting about 1% of the company's workforce, will impact various functions.
This announcement of significant layoffs led to a 5.56% increase in Seagate's stock in one day. Over the next several days, the stock continued to rise to reach +11% since the event.
Although an average move for the Mass Layoff scenario indicated a downward movement in stock price, using LevelFields filters for large-cap technology companies, the proceeding movement is positive.
Filtering down further, large-cap technology companies with a low P/E ratio have an average 1-day impact of +3.4%.
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Seagate Technology crafts the datasphere, helping to maximize humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision engineered data storage and management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships. A global technology leader for more than 40 years, the company has shipped over four billion terabytes of data capacity.