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QUALCOMM - QCOM Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.81 (+0.64%)
(As of 12/1/2022 09:07 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
493 shs
Average Volume
8.91 million shs
Market Capitalization
$142.70 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

QUALCOMM MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.74 Rating Score
25.1% Upside
$158.27 Price Target
Short Interest
1.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of QUALCOMM in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.26 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.93 to $11.10 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

3.62 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

2nd out of 632 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

1st out of 26 stocks

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QUALCOMM Incorporated engages in the development and commercialization of foundational technologies for the wireless industry 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, 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, IoT, and extended reality, and investments, including non-marketable equity securities and, to a lesser extent, marketable equity securities, and convertible debt instruments. It also provides development, and other services and related products to the United States government agencies and their contractors. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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QCOM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 9/22 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Communications Equipment
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
23 Analysts


Net Income
$12.94 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$44.20 billion
Cash Flow
$13.88 per share
Book Value
$16.07 per share


Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$142.70 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Cristiano Renno AmonMr. Cristiano Renno Amon (Age 52)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $4.64M
  • Mr. Akash  PalkhiwalaMr. Akash Palkhiwala (Age 47)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $2.22M
  • Ms. Heather Ace (Age 52)
    Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $2.95M
  • Mr. Alexander H. RogersMr. Alexander H. Rogers (Age 65)
    Pres of Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL) & Global Affairs
    Comp: $2.65M
  • Mr. Steven M. MollenkopfMr. Steven M. Mollenkopf (Age 53)
    Special Advisor
    Comp: $7.38M
  • Dr. James H. ThompsonDr. James H. Thompson (Age 58)
    Chief Technology Officer of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
    Comp: $3.17M
  • Mr. Franklin P. Antonio
    Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
  • Ms. Erin L. PolekMs. Erin L. Polek (Age 47)
    Sr. VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Mary A. Gendron (Age 56)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mauricio Lopez-Hodoyan
    VP of Investor Relations

QCOM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell QUALCOMM stock right now?

23 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 hold ratings, 15 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 2023?

23 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for QUALCOMM's stock. Their QCOM share price forecasts range from $105.00 to $238.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $158.27 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% 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 stock has decreased by 30.8% and is now trading at $126.49.
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When is QUALCOMM's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 1st 2023.
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How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter?

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The wireless technology company reported $2.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.06 by $0.49. The wireless technology company earned $9.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.88 billion. QUALCOMM had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 86.71% and a net margin of 29.27%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.23 earnings per share.
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How often does QUALCOMM pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 30th.
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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 2.53%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 19 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 26.36%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, QCOM will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.03% 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 announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Tuesday, October 12th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $10,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 7.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

QUALCOMM updated its first quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.25-$2.45 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.20 billion-$10.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $12.02 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.68%), BlackRock Inc. (7.38%), State Street Corp (4.24%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.68%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.59%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.15%). 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, James J Cathey 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 $126.49.

How much money does QUALCOMM make?

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) has a market capitalization of $141.80 billion and generates $44.20 billion in revenue each year. The wireless technology company earns $12.94 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does QUALCOMM have?

The company employs 51,000 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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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 12/1/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff