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NASDAQ:QCOM

QUALCOMM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$157.09
-3.76 (-2.34 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$156.88
Now: $157.09
$160.86
50-Day Range
$143.83
MA: $150.97
$160.85
52-Week Range
$58.00
Now: $157.09
$163.18
Volume8.61 million shs
Average Volume7.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$177.67 billion
P/E Ratio66.28
Dividend Yield1.66%
Beta1.34
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.54 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

5th out of 1,258 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

2nd out of 47 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:QCOM
CUSIP74752510
Phone858-587-1121
Employees41,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$24.27 billion
Cash Flow$5.11 per share
Book Value$4.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.39 billion

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares1,131,000,000
Market Cap$177.67 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$157.09
-3.76 (-2.34 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has QUALCOMM's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

QUALCOMM's stock was trading at $74.59 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, QCOM shares have increased by 110.6% and is now trading at $157.09.
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Is QUALCOMM a buy right now?

31 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for QUALCOMM in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings, 20 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but QUALCOMM wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is QUALCOMM's next earnings date?

QUALCOMM is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to QUALCOMM's earnings call?

QUALCOMM will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 3rd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were QUALCOMM's earnings last quarter?

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The wireless technology company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.28. The wireless technology company earned $6.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.94 billion. QUALCOMM had a return on equity of 78.39% and a net margin of 13.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 35.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.78 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 Wednesday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Thursday, December 17th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 2nd.
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Is QUALCOMM a good dividend stock?

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $2.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The dividend payout ratio of QUALCOMM is 91.55%. 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 38.98% 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 first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.95-2.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.8-8.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.16 billion.

What price target have analysts set for QCOM?

31 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for QUALCOMM's stock. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $200.00. On average, they anticipate QUALCOMM's stock price to reach $150.84 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%.
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Are investors shorting QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 17,090,000 shares, an increase of 26.7% from the December 15th total of 13,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,230,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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).

Who are QUALCOMM's key executives?

QUALCOMM's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Steven M. Mollenkopf, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.46M)
  • Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon, Pres (Age 51, Pay $1.22M)
  • Mr. Akash Palkhiwala, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $1.12M)
  • Dr. James H. Thompson, Chief Technology Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Alexander H. Rogers, Exec. VP & Pres of Qualcomm Technology Licensing (Age 64, Pay $814k)
  • Mr. David E. Wise, Sr. VP & Treasurer
  • 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

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.12%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%), Private Asset Management Inc. (0.04%), Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.04%) and Endurance Wealth Management Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own QUALCOMM stock include Akash J Palkhiwala, Alexander H Rogers, Brian Modoff, Clark T Jr Randt, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, Erin L Polek, Inc/De Qualcomm, James H Thompson, Mark D Mclaughlin, Michelle M Sterling and Steven M Mollenkopf.
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Which major investors are selling QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Douglas Lane & Associates LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Private Asset Management Inc., Darrell & King LLC, Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp. Company insiders that have sold QUALCOMM company stock in the last year include Akash J Palkhiwala, Alexander H Rogers, Cristiano R Amon, Donald J Rosenberg, Erin L Polek, and Steven M Mollenkopf.
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Which major investors are buying QUALCOMM stock?

QCOM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Brookstone Capital Management, Oak Harvest Investment Services, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, and Strategic Wealth Designers.
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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.

What is QUALCOMM's stock price today?

One share of QCOM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $157.09.

How big of a company is QUALCOMM?

QUALCOMM has a market capitalization of $177.67 billion and generates $24.27 billion in revenue each year. The wireless technology company earns $4.39 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.84 on an earnings per share basis. QUALCOMM employs 41,000 workers across the globe.

What is QUALCOMM's official website?

The official website for QUALCOMM is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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