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AMC   2.92 (-2.01%)
PFE   25.39 (-0.12%)
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XOM   118.52 (-0.09%)

QUALCOMM (QCOM) Competitors

$161.47
-2.85 (-1.73%)
(As of 04:00 PM ET)

QCOM vs. MSI, CSCO, AMAT, INTU, IBM, VZ, ADBE, UBER, INTC, and NOW

Should you be buying QUALCOMM stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of QUALCOMM include Motorola Solutions (MSI), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Applied Materials (AMAT), Intuit (INTU), International Business Machines (IBM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Adobe (ADBE), Uber Technologies (UBER), Intel (INTC), and ServiceNow (NOW). These companies are all part of the "computer and technology" sector.

QUALCOMM vs.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

74.4% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

QUALCOMM currently has a consensus price target of $156.90, indicating a potential downside of 3.04%. Motorola Solutions has a consensus price target of $348.38, indicating a potential upside of 3.10%. Given Motorola Solutions' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Motorola Solutions is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
QUALCOMM
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.56
Motorola Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

QUALCOMM has a net margin of 21.39% compared to Motorola Solutions' net margin of 17.12%. Motorola Solutions' return on equity of 441.65% beat QUALCOMM's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
QUALCOMM21.39% 38.06% 16.14%
Motorola Solutions 17.12%441.65%15.03%

In the previous week, QUALCOMM had 12 more articles in the media than Motorola Solutions. MarketBeat recorded 27 mentions for QUALCOMM and 15 mentions for Motorola Solutions. Motorola Solutions' average media sentiment score of 1.08 beat QUALCOMM's score of 0.65 indicating that Motorola Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
QUALCOMM
11 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
7 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Motorola Solutions
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Motorola Solutions. QUALCOMM is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Motorola Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
QUALCOMM$35.82B5.02$7.23B$6.9023.34
Motorola Solutions$9.98B5.64$1.71B$9.9334.11

QUALCOMM received 1444 more outperform votes than Motorola Solutions when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.78% of users gave QUALCOMM an outperform vote while only 67.30% of users gave Motorola Solutions an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
QUALCOMMOutperform Votes
2226
77.78%
Underperform Votes
636
22.22%
Motorola SolutionsOutperform Votes
782
67.30%
Underperform Votes
380
32.70%

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

QUALCOMM pays an annual dividend of $3.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Motorola Solutions pays an annual dividend of $3.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. QUALCOMM pays out 46.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Motorola Solutions pays out 39.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

QUALCOMM and Motorola Solutions tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding QCOM and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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QCOM vs. The Competition

MetricQUALCOMMRadio & t.v. communications equipment IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$179.77B$9.17B$19.04B$7.39B
Dividend Yield1.90%2.26%2.76%3.99%
P/E Ratio23.347.72236.3915.69
Price / Sales5.0210.21524.4787.94
Price / Cash19.6213.9228.3735.01
Price / Book8.314.906.314.20
Net Income$7.23B$218.63M$625.89M$211.98M
7 Day Performance-8.02%-7.70%-4.01%-4.59%
1 Month Performance-3.50%-10.96%-3.95%-3.18%
1 Year Performance36.09%-30.01%13.21%4.59%

QUALCOMM Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MSI
Motorola Solutions
4.5258 of 5 stars
$339.94
+0.4%
$348.38
+2.5%
+17.0%$56.47B$9.98B34.2321,000Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
CSCO
Cisco Systems
4.8342 of 5 stars
$47.92
-0.7%
$56.03
+16.9%
-5.0%$194.04B$57.00B14.5784,900Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
AMAT
Applied Materials
4.558 of 5 stars
$209.48
+1.8%
$201.50
-3.8%
+78.8%$174.06B$26.52B24.6434,000Analyst Report
INTU
Intuit
4.8966 of 5 stars
$611.49
-0.1%
$645.00
+5.5%
+39.3%$171.22B$14.37B62.4018,200Short Interest ↓
IBM
International Business Machines
4.2436 of 5 stars
$183.77
+1.4%
$178.08
-3.1%
+43.2%$168.47B$61.86B22.60305,300Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
VZ
Verizon Communications
4.9138 of 5 stars
$39.78
-0.8%
$44.50
+11.9%
+0.8%$167.22B$133.97B14.41105,400Upcoming Earnings
ADBE
Adobe
4.8351 of 5 stars
$476.22
+1.3%
$620.72
+30.3%
+25.5%$213.35B$19.41B45.5329,945Short Interest ↑
UBER
Uber Technologies
4.5241 of 5 stars
$74.13
+1.0%
$78.21
+5.5%
+124.2%$154.29B$37.28B86.2030,400
INTC
Intel
4.7407 of 5 stars
$36.26
-0.1%
$42.69
+17.7%
+11.0%$153.31B$54.23B92.98124,800Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
NOW
ServiceNow
4.5134 of 5 stars
$744.64
+1.2%
$780.00
+4.7%
+56.3%$152.93B$8.97B88.5422,668Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report

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This page (NASDAQ:QCOM) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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