NASDAQ:QCOM - QUALCOMM Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$57.62 -0.47 (-0.81 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 12:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.62
Today's Range$57.36 - $59.00
52-Week Range$48.56 - $76.50
Volume13.55 million shs
Average Volume16.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.84 billion
P/E Ratio18.06
Dividend Yield4.30%
Beta1.66
QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communication products worldwide. It operates through three segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT); Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL); and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access, and other technologies for use in wireless voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, wideband CDMA, CDMA time division duplex, long term evolution, and/or fifth generation standards and their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including automotive, Internet of things, mobile, data center, and healthcare for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications, and new industry segments. The company also provides products and services for mobile health; products designed for the implementation of small cells; development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors; and software products, and content and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators. In addition, it licenses chipset technology, and products and services for use in data centers. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:QCOM
Previous Symbol
CUSIP74752510
Phone858-587-1121

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio16.56
Current Ratio1.55
Quick Ratio1.40

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio18.06
Forward P/E Ratio16.32
P/E Growth1.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.73 billion
Price / Sales3.07
Cash Flow$4.4460 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.96
Book Value$0.63 per share
Price / Book91.46

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.19
Net Income$-4,864,000,000.00
Net Margins-21.40%
Return on Equity26.21%
Return on Assets8.42%

Miscellaneous

Employees35,400
Outstanding Shares1,212,160,000
Market Cap$69.84 billion
OptionableOptionable

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is QUALCOMM's stock symbol?

QUALCOMM trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "QCOM."

How often does QUALCOMM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $2.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.30%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 5th. View QUALCOMM's Dividend History.

How will QUALCOMM's stock buyback program work?

QUALCOMM announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $30,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 34.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter?

QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The wireless technology company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.20. The wireless technology company had revenue of $5.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.54 billion. QUALCOMM had a positive return on equity of 26.21% and a negative net margin of 21.40%. QUALCOMM's revenue for the quarter was down 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.92 earnings per share. View QUALCOMM's Earnings History.

When is QUALCOMM's next earnings date?

QUALCOMM is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for QUALCOMM.

What guidance has QUALCOMM issued on next quarter's earnings?

QUALCOMM updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.05-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.95. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.5-5.3 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.57 billion.

What price target have analysts set for QCOM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for QUALCOMM's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's share price to reach $70.5294 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for QUALCOMM.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for QUALCOMM?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for QUALCOMM.

Has QUALCOMM been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about QCOM stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. QUALCOMM earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the wireless technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 74,525,379 shares, an increase of 11.1% from the November 15th total of 83,867,119 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 19,859,181 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View QUALCOMM's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of QUALCOMM's key competitors?

Who are QUALCOMM's key executives?

QUALCOMM's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon, Pres (Age 48)
  • Mr. George S. Davis, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Dr. James H. Thompson, Chief Technology Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Franklin P. Antonio, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist

Who are QUALCOMM's major shareholders?

QUALCOMM's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc (8.87%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.87%), BlackRock Inc. (7.28%), Capital Research Global Investors (3.65%), FMR LLC (2.94%) and Capital International Investors (2.10%). Company insiders that own QUALCOMM stock include Alexander H Rogers, Ann M Livermore, Anthony J Vinciquerra, Cristiano R Amon, Derek K Aberle, Donald J Rosenberg, James H Thompson, Matthew S Grob and Michelle M Sterling. View Institutional Ownership Trends for QUALCOMM.

Which major investors are selling QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, BlackRock Inc., Veritas Asset Management LLP, FIL Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Capital International Investors. Company insiders that have sold QUALCOMM company stock in the last year include Alexander H Rogers, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, James H Thompson and Matthew S Grob. View Insider Buying and Selling for QUALCOMM.

Which major investors are buying QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Morgan Stanley, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Capital World Investors, Clearbridge Investments LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and Putnam Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought QUALCOMM stock in the last two years include Ann M Livermore, Anthony J Vinciquerra and Cristiano R Amon. View Insider Buying and Selling for QUALCOMM.

How do I buy shares of QUALCOMM?

Shares of QCOM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is QUALCOMM's stock price today?

One share of QCOM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.62.

How big of a company is QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $69.84 billion and generates $22.73 billion in revenue each year. The wireless technology company earns $-4,864,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $3.19 on an earnings per share basis. QUALCOMM employs 35,400 workers across the globe.

What is QUALCOMM's official website?

The official website for QUALCOMM is http://www.qualcomm.com.

How can I contact QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM's mailing address is 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The wireless technology company can be reached via phone at 858-587-1121 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for QUALCOMM (NASDAQ QCOM)

Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,830 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  902 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,732
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about QUALCOMM and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe QCOM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe QCOM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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