NASDAQ:QCOM

QUALCOMM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$136.63
-0.68 (-0.50 %)
(As of 06/15/2021 01:52 PM ET)
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$135.69
$137.47
50-Day Range
$124.62
$142.68
52-Week Range
$83.10
$167.94
Volume313,415 shs
Average Volume9.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$154.12 billion
P/E Ratio19.60
Dividend Yield2.02%
Beta1.32
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About QUALCOMM

QUALCOMM Incorporated engages in the development and commercialization of foundational technologies and products are used in mobile devices and other wireless products, including network equipment, broadband gateway equipment, consumer electronic devices, and other connected devices 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 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, CDMA TDD, LTE, and/or 5G standards and their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including artificial intelligence, automotive, digital healthcare, enterprise, IoT, mobile and networking and investment for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications, and new industry segments. The company also provides development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Computer And Technology Sector

1st out of 1,586 stocks

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QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is QUALCOMM a buy right now?

28 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last twelve months. There are currently 11 hold ratings, 16 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" QUALCOMM stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than QUALCOMM?

Wall Street analysts have given QUALCOMM a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but QUALCOMM wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 17,390,000 shares, a decline of 19.7% from the May 13th total of 21,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 9,190,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days.
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When is QUALCOMM's next earnings date?

QUALCOMM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter?

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 28th. The wireless technology company reported $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.41 by $0.49. The wireless technology company earned $7.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.62 billion. QUALCOMM had a net margin of 27.28% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 103.71%. QUALCOMM's quarterly revenue was up 52.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.88 earnings per share.
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How has QUALCOMM's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

QUALCOMM's stock was trading at $74.59 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, QCOM stock has increased by 82.8% and is now trading at $136.37.
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How often does QUALCOMM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share on Thursday, June 24th. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 2nd. This is a positive change from QUALCOMM's previous quarterly dividend of $0.65.
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Is QUALCOMM a good dividend stock?

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.02%. QUALCOMM does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of QUALCOMM is 81.44%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, QUALCOMM will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.10% next year. This indicates that QUALCOMM will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has QUALCOMM issued on next quarter's earnings?

QUALCOMM updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.550-1.750 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.520. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.10 billion-$7.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for QCOM?

28 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for QUALCOMM's stock. Their forecasts range from $125.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's share price to reach $166.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are QUALCOMM's key executives?

QUALCOMM's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $7.93M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon, Pres (Age 51, Pay $4.61M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Akash Palkhiwala, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45, Pay $2.88M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Dr. James H. Thompson, Chief Technology Officer (Age 57, Pay $3.76M)
  • Mr. Alexander H. Rogers, Exec. VP & Pres of Qualcomm Technology Licensing (Age 64, Pay $3.13M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Franklin P. Antonio, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
  • Ms. Erin L. Polek, Sr. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Mary A. Gendron, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 55)
  • Mauricio Lopez-Hodoyan, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Donald J. Rosenberg, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 70)

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

2,209 employees have rated QUALCOMM CEO Steve Mollenkopf on Glassdoor.com. Steve Mollenkopf has an approval rating of 87% among QUALCOMM's employees.

Who are some of QUALCOMM's key competitors?

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), The 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.41%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.58%), Northern Trust Corp (1.35%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.25%). Company insiders that own QUALCOMM stock include Akash J Palkhiwala, Alexander H Rogers, Brian Modoff, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, Erin L Polek, Mark D Mclaughlin, Michelle M Sterling and Steven M Mollenkopf.
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Which institutional investors are selling QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Primecap Management Co. CA, Putnam Investments LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Capital International Investors, Fred Alger Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold QUALCOMM company stock in the last year include Akash J Palkhiwala, Alexander H Rogers, Brian Modoff, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, Erin L Polek, and Steven M Mollenkopf.
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Which institutional investors are buying QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brilliance Asset Management Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, and Van ECK Associates Corp.
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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 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 $136.37.

How much money does QUALCOMM make?

QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $153.83 billion and generates $23.53 billion in revenue each year. The wireless technology company earns $5.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.34 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does QUALCOMM have?

QUALCOMM employs 41,000 workers across the globe.

Does QUALCOMM have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of QUALCOMM: AMD, Airgo Networks, Atheros Communications, Berkäna Wireless, Bigfoot Networks, Bitboys Oy, Black Sand Technologies, CSR, Capsule Tech, DesignArt Networks, Digital Fountain, ELATA, Empowered Careers, Euvision Technologies, Firethorn, Flarion Technologies, FleetAdvisor, HaloIPT, InnoPath Software, Iridigm Display Corporation, NUVIA, Now Software, Orb Networks, Pixtronix, QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies Asia-Pacific Pte. Ltd., Qualcomm Atheros, Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd., Qualcomm India Private Limited, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Qualcomm Technologies International Ltd., Qualphone, RF360 Europe GmbH, RF360 Holdings, RF360 Singapore Pte. Ltd., Sandbridge Technologies, Scyfer, SnapTrack, SoftMax, Spike Technologies, Stonestreet One, Summit Microelectronics, Sylectus, Tapioca Mobile, TeleCIS Wireless, Trigenix, Ubicom, Ultra-Scan Corporation, Wilocity, Within Technology, Xiam, iSkoot, kooaba, and nPhase.

When was QUALCOMM founded?

QUALCOMM was founded in 1985.

What is QUALCOMM's official website?

The official website for QUALCOMM is www.qualcomm.com.

Where are QUALCOMM's headquarters?

QUALCOMM is headquartered at 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92121.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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