NASDAQ:QCOM - QUALCOMM Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.20 -1.07 (-1.94 %) (As of 01/22/2019 02:00 PM ET)Previous Close$55.27Today's Range$53.94 - $55.0952-Week Range$48.56 - $76.50Volume1.02 million shsAverage Volume12.41 million shsMarket Capitalization$67.00 billionP/E Ratio16.98Dividend Yield4.49%Beta1.4 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 Webwww.qualcomm.com Phone858-587-1121Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio16.56 Current Ratio1.55 Quick Ratio1.40Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio16.98 Forward P/E Ratio15.35 P/E Growth1.69 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$22.73 billion Price / Sales2.89 Cash Flow$4.3604 per share Price / Cash Flow12.43 Book Value$0.63 per share Price / Book86.03Profitability 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 Shares1,212,160,000Market Cap$67.00 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 7th will be paid 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 4.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 6th. View QUALCOMM's Dividend History. How will QUALCOMM's stock buyback program work? QUALCOMM announced that its board has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $30,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 34.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter? QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The wireless technology company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.20. The wireless technology company earned $5.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.54 billion. QUALCOMM had a negative net margin of 21.40% and a positive return on equity of 26.21%. QUALCOMM's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $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. How can I listen to QUALCOMM's earnings call? QUALCOMM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 30th 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 issued an update on its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.05-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 21 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for QUALCOMM's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $84.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's stock price to reach $68.5556 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.4% 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 10 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? Press coverage about QCOM stock has been trending very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. QUALCOMM earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the wireless technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM saw a decrease in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 62,601,166 shares, a decrease of 15.6% from the December 14th total of 74,207,191 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 17,052,369 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Approximately 5.2% 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), Echostar (SATS), ViaSat (VSAT), Commscope (COMM), Mitel Networks (MITL), Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (LORL), Casa Systems (CASA), Comtech Telecomm. (CMTL) and Sierra Wireless (SWIR). 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. 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 investors include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.13%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%) and RNC Capital Management LLC (0.05%). 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Oakbrook Investments LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, RNC Capital Management LLC, Bristol Advisors LLC, Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC, Capital Investment Services of America Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying QUALCOMM stock? QCOM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., RPG Investment Advisory LLC, R.H. Dinel Investment Counsel Inc., Verity & Verity LLC, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management, Capital Investment Advisors LLC and Greylin Investment Mangement Inc.. 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 $54.23. How big of a company is QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $67.00 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: 1,839 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 909 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,748MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important?