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NASDAQ:QCOM

QUALCOMM - QCOM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$150.17
-1.96 (-1.29%)
(As of 08/16/2022 02:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$148.86
$152.49
50-Day Range
$120.09
$155.86
52-Week Range
$118.22
$193.58
Volume
248,906 shs
Average Volume
7.80 million shs
Market Capitalization
$168.64 billion
P/E Ratio
13.30
Dividend Yield
1.98%
Price Target
$191.04

QUALCOMM MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
26.6% Upside
$191.04 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.39% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.89
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.07mentions of QUALCOMM in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$207,852 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.93%
From $10.95 to $11.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.71 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

1st out of 664 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

1st out of 25 stocks

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About QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Stock

QUALCOMM Incorporated engages in the development and commercialization of foundational technologies for the wireless industry worldwide. The company 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 3G/4G/5G 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, WCDMA,LTE and/or OFDMA-based 5G standards and their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including 5G, artificial intelligence, automotive, consumer, enterprise, cloud, and IoT, and investment for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications, new industries, and applications. It also provides development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. QUALCOMM Incorporated was incorpotared in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

QCOM has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Susquehanna lowered their price target on shares of QUALCOMM from $190.00 to $165.00 in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Mizuho raised their price target on shares of QUALCOMM from $168.00 to $175.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Edward Jones raised shares of QUALCOMM from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group cut shares of QUALCOMM from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and decreased their target price for the stock from $215.00 to $155.00 in a research report on Monday, April 18th. Finally, DZ Bank cut shares of QUALCOMM from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $150.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $191.04.

QUALCOMM Stock Performance

QCOM Stock opened at $152.13 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.61, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $138.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $146.22. The firm has a market cap of $170.84 billion, a PE ratio of 13.47, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.87 and a beta of 1.22. QUALCOMM has a 1-year low of $118.22 and a 1-year high of $193.58.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The wireless technology company reported $2.96 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.52 by $0.44. The company had revenue of $10.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.85 billion. QUALCOMM had a net margin of 30.52% and a return on equity of 95.77%. QUALCOMM's revenue was up 36.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.66 EPS. As a group, equities research analysts expect that QUALCOMM will post 10.95 earnings per share for the current year.

QUALCOMM Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st. QUALCOMM's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 26.57%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, CAO Erin L. Polek sold 1,521 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $129.95, for a total transaction of $197,653.95. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.05% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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QCOM Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/23 Dividend
6/01/2022
Dividend Payable
6/23/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/22 Dividend
8/31/2022
Dividend Payable
9/22/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-Industry
Communications Equipment
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:QCOM
CUSIP
74752510
Employees
45,000
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$191.04
High Stock Price Forecast
$250.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$135.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+27.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
24 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$9.04 billion
Pretax Margin
35.15%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$33.57 billion
Cash Flow
$8.97 per share
Book Value
$8.84 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,123,000,000
Free Float
1,122,439,000
Market Cap
$168.64 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.22

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QCOM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell QUALCOMM stock right now?

24 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last twelve months. There are currently 10 hold ratings, 13 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" QCOM shares.
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What is QUALCOMM's stock price forecast for 2022?

24 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for QUALCOMM's shares. Their QCOM share price forecasts range from $135.00 to $250.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $191.04 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have QCOM shares performed in 2022?

QUALCOMM's stock was trading at $182.87 at the beginning of the year. Since then, QCOM shares have decreased by 16.8% and is now trading at $152.13.
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When is QUALCOMM's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter?

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 27th. The wireless technology company reported $2.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.52 by $0.44. The wireless technology company earned $10.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.85 billion. QUALCOMM had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 95.77% and a net margin of 30.52%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 36.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.66 EPS.
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How often does QUALCOMM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 31st.
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Is QUALCOMM a good dividend stock?

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.98%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 21 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 26.57%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, QCOM will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.11% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will QUALCOMM's stock buyback program work?

QUALCOMM declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 12th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $10,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 7.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

QUALCOMM issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.00-$3.30 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $3.23. The company issued revenue guidance of $11.00 billion-$11.80 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $11.87 billion.

What is Steve Mollenkopf's approval rating as QUALCOMM's CEO?

2,209 employees have rated QUALCOMM Chief Executive Officer Steve Mollenkopf on Glassdoor.com. Steve Mollenkopf has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of QUALCOMM own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other QUALCOMM investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS), Alibaba Group (BABA), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

What is QUALCOMM's stock symbol?

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

Who are QUALCOMM's major shareholders?

QUALCOMM's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.19%), FMR LLC (2.92%), Northern Trust Corp (1.18%), Deutsche Bank AG (0.69%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.66%) and Primecap Management Co. CA (0.60%). Insiders that own company stock include Akash J Palkhiwala, Alexander H Rogers, Alexander H Rogers, Brian Modoff, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, Erin L Polek, Erin L Polek, Erin L Polek, James H Thompson, Mark D Mclaughlin, Michelle M Sterling and Steven M Mollenkopf.
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How do I buy shares of QUALCOMM?

Shares of QCOM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is QUALCOMM's stock price today?

One share of QCOM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $152.13.

How much money does QUALCOMM make?

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) has a market capitalization of $170.84 billion and generates $33.57 billion in revenue each year. The wireless technology company earns $9.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does QUALCOMM have?

The company employs 45,000 workers across the globe.

Does QUALCOMM have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of QUALCOMM: AMD, Airgo Networks, Artemis IP, Atheros Communications, Augmented Pixels, Berkäna Wireless, Bigfoot Networks, Bitboys Oy, Black Sand Technologies, CSR, Capsule Tech, Clay AIR, DesignArt Networks, Digital Fountain, ELATA, Empowered Careers, Epos, Euvision Technologies, FatSkunk, Firethorn, Flarion Technologies, FleetAdvisor, HaloIPT, InnoPath Software, Iridigm Display Corporation, Now Software, NuVia Inc., Nuvia, Orb Networks, Pixtronix, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., Qualcomm Atheros, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Qualcomm Technologies International Ltd., Qualphone, RF360 Europe GmbH, RF360 Holdings, RF360 Singapore Pte. Ltd., Rapid Bridge, Sandbridge Technologies, Scyfer, SnapTrack, SoftMax, Spike Technologies, Stonestreet One, Summit Microelectronics, Sylectus, Tapioca Mobile, TeleCIS Wireless, Trigenix, Twenty Billion Neorons, Ubicom, Ultra-Scan Corporation, Veoneer, Wikitude, Wilocity, Within Technology, Xiam, forextrading4p, iSkoot, kooaba, and nPhase.
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When was QUALCOMM founded?

QUALCOMM was founded in 1985.

How can I contact QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM's mailing address is 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121. The official website for the company is www.qualcomm.com. The wireless technology company can be reached via phone at (858) 587-1121, via email at ir@qualcomm.com, or via fax at 858-658-2100.

This page (NASDAQ:QCOM) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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