NASDAQ:QCOM - QUALCOMM Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $56.51 +0.63 (+1.13 %) (As of 11/19/2018 10:55 AM ET)Previous Close$55.88Today's Range$55.66 - $56.5952-Week Range$48.56 - $76.50Volume5.61 million shsAverage Volume19.43 million shsMarket Capitalization$67.74 billionP/E Ratio17.71Dividend Yield4.44%Beta1.69 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, and/or long term evolution 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 Phone858-587-1121 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio16.56 Current Ratio1.55 Quick Ratio1.40 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.71 Forward P/E Ratio16.01 P/E Growth1.38 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$22.73 billion Price / Sales3.01 Cash Flow$4.4992 per share Price / Cash12.56 Book Value$0.63 per share Price / Book89.70 Profitability 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$67.74 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 Tuesday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.62 per share on Thursday, December 20th. This represents a $2.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 5th. View QUALCOMM's Dividend History. How will QUALCOMM's stock buyback program work? QUALCOMM announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, July 26th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $30,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 34.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter? QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The wireless technology company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.70 by $0.20. The wireless technology company earned $5.83 billion during 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 revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $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. 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 earnings per share 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? 20 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for QUALCOMM's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's stock price to reach $70.5294 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for QUALCOMM. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for QUALCOMM? 20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last year. There are currently 9 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? Media headlines about QCOM stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. QUALCOMM earned a daily sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the wireless technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 91,824,188 shares, a drop of 14.9% from the October 15th total of 107,920,459 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,750,916 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.8 days. Approximately 6.3% of the company's stock 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), ViaSat (VSAT), Echostar (SATS), Commscope (COMM), Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (LORL), Casa Systems (CASA), Mitel Networks (MITL), Maxar Technologies (MAXR) and CalAmp (CAMP). Who are QUALCOMM's key executives? QUALCOMM's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf, CEO & Director (Age 49)Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon, Pres (Age 48)Mr. George S. Davis, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 60)Dr. James H. Thompson, Chief Technology Officer (Age 54)Mr. Franklin P. Antonio, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist Who are QUALCOMM's major shareholders? QUALCOMM's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.28%), Capital Research Global Investors (3.65%), FMR LLC (2.94%), Capital International Investors (2.10%), Primecap Management Co. CA (1.79%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.42%). 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, John Francis Murphy, 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 FMR LLC, Capital Research Global Investors, BlackRock Inc., Veritas Asset Management LLP, FIL Ltd, Capital International Investors, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and Hexavest Inc.. Company insiders that have sold QUALCOMM company stock in the last year include Alexander H Rogers, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, James H Thompson, Matthew S Grob and Michelle M Sterling. 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 Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Capital World Investors, Jennison Associates LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Putnam Investments LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 $55.90. How big of a company is QUALCOMM? QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $67.74 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: 3.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,823 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 892 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,715MarketBeat'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 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a bull market?