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.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$133.91|
|52 Week High||US$109.24|
|52 Week Low||US$167.94|
|1 Month Change||-7.30%|
|3 Month Change||-2.72%|
|1 Year Change||19.36%|
|3 Year Change||86.74%|
|5 Year Change||98.53%|
|Change since IPO||23,706.22%|
Recent News & Updates
What Does QUALCOMM Incorporated's (NASDAQ:QCOM) Share Price Indicate?
QUALCOMM Incorporated ( NASDAQ:QCOM ) saw significant share price movement during recent months on the NASDAQGS, rising...
Qualcomm: Set To Benefit From A Variety Of Economic Trends, But Watch Out
QUALCOMM is a leading provider of technologies necessary for wireless devices. Revenues and earnings across all segments are showing tremendous growth, and we expect that to continue. A shift to 5G, a growing internet of things, and a trend towards internet-connected automobiles will all serve to QUALCOMM's benefit. QUALCOMM will likely face significant problems from OEMs opting to make their own chips.
Qualcomm Stock's Breakout Is Near
QCOM is finishing up a very bullish consolidation pattern. I think the stock will challenge the ATH in the near future, and more after that. Priced at 16X forward earnings and dozens of bullish upgrades from analysts.
QUALCOMM's (NASDAQ:QCOM) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year
The board of QUALCOMM Incorporated ( NASDAQ:QCOM ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend on the 23rd of...
|QCOM||US Semiconductor||US Market|
Return vs Industry: QCOM underperformed the US Semiconductor industry which returned 56.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: QCOM underperformed the US Market which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: QCOM is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: QCOM's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
QUALCOMM Fundamentals Summary
|QCOM fundamental statistics|
Is QCOM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|QCOM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$13.09b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 27, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||8.14|
|Net Profit Margin||28.26%|
How did QCOM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.0%Current Dividend Yield
Is QUALCOMM undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: QCOM ($133.91) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($107.95)
Significantly Below Fair Value: QCOM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: QCOM is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (29.7x).
PE vs Market: QCOM is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the US market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: QCOM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: QCOM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (18.5x) compared to the US Semiconductor industry average (4.5x).
How is QUALCOMM forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: QCOM's forecast earnings growth (2.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: QCOM's earnings (2.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: QCOM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: QCOM's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: QCOM's revenue (6.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: QCOM's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (66.7%).
How has QUALCOMM performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: QCOM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: QCOM's current net profit margins (28.3%) are higher than last year (13.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: QCOM's earnings have grown by 18.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: QCOM's earnings growth over the past year (233.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: QCOM earnings growth over the past year (233.7%) exceeded the Semiconductor industry 70.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst QCOM's Return on Equity (112.57%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is QUALCOMM's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: QCOM's short term assets ($19.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($11.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: QCOM's short term assets ($19.7B) exceed its long term liabilities ($19.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: QCOM's debt to equity ratio (193.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: QCOM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.4% to 193.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: QCOM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (70.8%).
Interest Coverage: QCOM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.9x coverage).
What is QUALCOMM current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: QCOM's dividend (2.03%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: QCOM's dividend (2.03%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: QCOM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: QCOM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.3%), QCOM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: QCOM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Cristiano Amon (51 yo)
Mr. Cristiano Renno Amon serves as Chief Executive Officer & DIrector of QUALCOMM Incorporated since June 30, 2021 and serves as its President since January 04, 2018. Mr. Amon served as the President of Qu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Cristiano's total compensation ($USD14.61M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.36M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Cristiano's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: QCOM's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: QCOM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
QUALCOMM Incorporated's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: QUALCOMM Incorporated
- Ticker: QCOM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Semiconductors
- Sector: Semiconductors
- Market Cap: US$150.035b
- Shares outstanding: 1.13b
- Website: https://www.qualcomm.com
Number of Employees
- QUALCOMM Incorporated
- 5775 Morehouse Drive
- San Diego
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/23 22:54|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/23 00:00|
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