NASDAQ:QCOM - QUALCOMM Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $51.77 -2.52 (-4.64 %) (As of 01/24/2019 07:54 AM ET)Previous Close$54.29Today's Range$51.22 - $53.5752-Week Range$48.56 - $76.50Volume33.77 million shsAverage Volume12.89 million shsMarket Capitalization$62.75 billionP/E Ratio16.23Dividend Yield4.57%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 Ratio16.23 Forward P/E Ratio14.67 P/E Growth1.66 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$22.73 billion Price / Sales2.76 Cash Flow$4.24 per share Price / Cash Flow12.21 Book Value$0.63 per share Price / Book82.17Profitability 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$62.75 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. Investors 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 4.79%. 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 share repurchase plan on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $30,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 34.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally 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) issued its quarterly earnings data 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 had revenue of $5.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.54 billion. QUALCOMM had a negative net margin of 21.40% and a positive return on equity of 26.21%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.92 EPS. 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 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 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives 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 twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% 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 trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the wireless technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Are investors shorting QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM saw a decrease in short interest in the month of 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 trading volume, of 17,052,369 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 5.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.14%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.13%), Hamlin Capital Management LLC (0.13%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.11%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Strs Ohio, Summit Securities Group LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Suffolk Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Hengehold Capital Management 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 major investors are buying QUALCOMM stock? QCOM stock was purchased 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., Lincoln Capital Corp, Verity & Verity LLC, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management and Capital Investment Advisors 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 $51.77. How big of a company is QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $62.75 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 1/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?