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QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)

(Delayed Data from NSDQ)

$52.02 USD


-0.27 (-0.52%)

Updated Oct 20, 2017 04:14 PM ET

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2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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Company Summary

Qualcomm Incorporated 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 (OFDMA), and other technologies for use in 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 certain wireless products comprising products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, and/or LTE standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including digital media, e-commerce, healthcare, and wearable devices. The Company is headquartered in San Diego, California.

General Information

QUALCOMM Incorporated



Phone: 858-587-1121

Fax: 858-658-2100



Industry Wireless Equipment
Sector Computer and Technology
Fiscal Year End September
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2017
Next EPS Date 11/1/2017

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.81
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 4.17
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 9.40
Next EPS Report Date 11/1/2017

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 52.29
52 Week High 71.62
52 Week Low 48.92
Beta 1.28
20 Day Moving Average 6,389,886.50
Target Price Consensus 64.25


% Price Change
4 Week 0.50
12 Week -0.38
YTD -19.92
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -1.91
12 Week -3.75
YTD -30.00
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 1,477.44
Market Capitalization (millions) 77,255.18
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 8/16/2004
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 4.36%
Annual Dividend $2.28
Payout Ratio 0.55
Change in Payout Ratio 0.14
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 8/28/2017 / $0.57

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 15.31
Trailing 12 Months 11.27
PEG Ratio 1.63
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -32.04%
vs. Previous Quarter -41.67%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -11.14%
vs. Previous Quarter 7.08%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.47
Price/Cash Flow 10.52
Price / Sales 3.42
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 19.64
3/31/17 21.32
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 10.95
3/31/17 12.59
Current Ratio
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 2.95
3/31/17 1.67
Quick Ratio
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 2.73
3/31/17 1.46
Operating Margin
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 27.32
3/31/17 28.65
Net Margin
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 17.26
3/31/17 19.25
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 20.14
3/31/17 23.15
Book Value
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 21.17
3/31/17 21.21
Inventory Turnover
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 5.14
3/31/17 5.66
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 0.62
3/31/17 0.32
Debt to Capital
9/30/17 NA
6/30/17 38.28
3/31/17 24.08