NASDAQ:QCOM - QUALCOMM Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $56.98 +0.15 (+0.26 %) (As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$56.83Today's Range$56.78 - $57.6852-Week Range$48.56 - $76.50Volume781,105 shsAverage Volume12.22 million shsMarket Capitalization$68.96 billionP/E Ratio17.86Dividend Yield4.38%Beta1.21 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive QCOM News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for QCOM and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. 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 CIK804328 Webwww.qualcomm.com Phone858-587-1121Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.25 Current Ratio1.54 Quick Ratio1.38Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.86 Forward P/E Ratio17.75 P/E Growth1.79 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$22.73 billion Price / Sales3.03 Cash Flow$4.4760 per share Price / Cash Flow12.73 Book Value$0.63 per share Price / Book90.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.19 Net Income$-4,864,000,000.00 Net Margins10.03% Return on Equity36.66% Return on Assets9.76%Miscellaneous Employees35,400 Outstanding Shares1,210,310,000Market Cap$68.96 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.35%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 6th. View QUALCOMM's Dividend History. How will QUALCOMM's stock buyback program work? QUALCOMM declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $30,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 34.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter? QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The wireless technology company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.11. The wireless technology company earned $4.80 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.89 billion. QUALCOMM had a return on equity of 36.66% and a net margin of 10.03%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 21.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.98 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for QUALCOMM. How can I listen to QUALCOMM's earnings call? QUALCOMM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 1st at 4:45 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has QUALCOMM issued on next quarter's earnings? QUALCOMM updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.65-$0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.69. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.4-$5.2 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.80 billion.QUALCOMM also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $0.65-0.75 EPS. What price target have analysts set for QCOM? 21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for QUALCOMM's shares. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's share price to reach $66.4211 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for QUALCOMM. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for QUALCOMM? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last year. There are currently 9 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for QUALCOMM. Has QUALCOMM been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about QCOM stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. QUALCOMM earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the wireless technology company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 35,040,694 shares, a drop of 5.6% from the February 15th total of 37,103,907 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,302,461 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View QUALCOMM's Current Options Chain. Who are some of QUALCOMM's key competitors? Some companies that are related to QUALCOMM include NTT Docomo (DCMYY), Nokia Oyj (NOK), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC), Motorola Solutions (MSI), L3 Technologies (LLL), Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), ARRIS International (ARRS), ViaSat (VSAT), Commscope (COMM), Echostar (SATS), Mitel Networks (MITL), Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (LORL), Casa Systems (CASA), Comtech Telecomm. (CMTL) and Harmonic (HLIT). What other stocks do shareholders of QUALCOMM own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other QUALCOMM investors own include Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Netflix (NFLX). Who are QUALCOMM's key executives? QUALCOMM's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf, CEO & Director (Age 50)Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon, Pres (Age 49)Mr. George S. Davis, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 61)Dr. James H. Thompson, Chief Technology Officer (Age 55)Mr. Donald J. Rosenberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 68) Who are QUALCOMM's major shareholders? QUALCOMM's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.99%), FMR LLC (3.48%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.78%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.14%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.67%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.31%). Company insiders that own QUALCOMM stock include Alexander H Rogers, Ann M Livermore, 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 institutional investors are selling QUALCOMM stock? QCOM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Coatue Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Bessemer Group Inc., Parnassus Investments CA, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold QUALCOMM company stock in the last year include Alexander H Rogers, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg and James H Thompson. View Insider Buying and Selling for QUALCOMM. Which institutional investors are buying QUALCOMM stock? QCOM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Levin Capital Strategies L.P., Eaton Vance Management, Korea Investment CORP, KBC Group NV and Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC. 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 $56.98. How big of a company is QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $68.96 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,862 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 930 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,792MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are gap-up stocks?