Seagate Technology is one of the largest hard disk manufacturers in the world, and has always had the cash flow to make a dividend favorite among investors. But a lot of analysts are beginning to speculate that any company will face increasing headwinds as demand in the PC market declines. In this video, Motley Fool analyst Jim Mueller gives investors three key metrics they need to follow closely to know if Seagate is a company to stick with -- or not.

While Seagate Technology pays a significant and growing divide, a global slowdown in demand for digital memory storage has begun to put pressure on margins. Is Seagate worthy of your investment dollars? The Motley Fool answers this question and more in our most in-depth Seagate research available for smart investors like you. Thousands have already claimed their own premium ticker coverage, and you can gain instant access to your own by clicking here now.

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