Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Last $69.42 USD
Change Today -0.265 / -0.38%
Volume 8.6M
As of 8:10 PM 06/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Snapshot

Previous Close
Day High
Day Low
52 Week High
07/23/14 - $81.97
52 Week Low
02/2/15 - $62.26
Market Cap
Average Volume 10 Days
Shares Outstanding
Dividend Yield
Current Stock Chart for QUALCOMM INC (QCOM)

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Related Businessweek News

View More BusinessWeek News

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Details

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. The company 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 rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which includes patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of various wireless products, such as products implementing CDMA2000, WCDMA, CDMA TDD, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, and/or OFDMA standards, as well as their derivatives. The QSI segment invests in early-stage companies that support the design and introduction of new products and services, as well as holds a wireless spectrum license. The company also plans to license its next generation IMOD display technology and to focus on wearable devices; and develops and licenses display technologies based on micro-electro-mechanical-systems structure for portable multimedia devices, as well as develops and supplies 3G/LTE and Wi-Fi products designed for implementation of small mobile base stations. In addition, it provides software, content, and push-to-talk enablement services to wireless operators; development, and other services and related products to government agencies and their contractors; device-to-device communication, including software for the connected home; data center products; medical device connectivity and related data management services; and augmented reality system. QUALCOMM Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

31,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/5/14
Founded in 1985

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Total Annual Compensation: $772.7K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $991.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $724.0K
Co-President of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies an...
Total Annual Compensation: $659.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

qualcomm inc (QCOM) Key Developments

QUALCOMM Seeks Acquisitions

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NasdaqGS:QCOM) will use the proceeds of a recently announced shelf registration for general corporate purposes, which may include possible future stock repurchases, payment of dividends, repayments of indebtedness, corporate acquisitions or for such other purposes as may be specified in the applicable prospectus supplement.

QUALCOMM Reports Earnings Results for the Second Quarter Ended March 29, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2015

QUALCOMM reported earnings results for the second quarter ended March 29, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of USD 1.1 billion, or diluted EPS of USD 0.63, for the second quarter of fiscal 2015, ended March 29, 2015. This was a 46% decline over net income of USD 2.0 billion, or a 45% decline over diluted EPS of USD 1.14 in second quarter of fiscal 2014. Revenues for the quarter were USD 6.9 billion, up by 8% as compared with USD 6.4 billion in second quarter of fiscal 2014, and down by 3% sequential as compared with USD 7.1 billion second quarter in first quarter of 2015. Fiscal second quarter cash flow from operations was negative at approximately USD 650 million this quarter, reflecting a long-term capacity prepayment of approximately USD 950 million made by QCT as part of supply chain cost-reduction initiatives and the payment of the approximately USD 975 million NDRC fine. For the third quarter of fiscal 2015, the company expects revenues of USD 5.4 billion to USD 6.2 billion, as compared with revenues of USD 6.8 billion in third quarter 2014, representing a 9% to 21% decline. The sequential changes reflect both the chip revenue challenges and the normal seasonal effects of QTL coming off its seasonal peak quarter. The company estimates non-GAAP earnings per share in fiscal third quarter to be in the range of USD 0.85 to USD 1 per share, down approximately 36% year-over-year at the midpoint. GAAP EPS for third quarter 2015 is expected in the range of USD 0.67 to USD 0.82, as compared with USD 1.31 in third quarter 2014, representing a decrease of 37% to 49%. For the fiscal 2015, the company’s earnings per share to be USD 4.60 to USD 5.00 per share. The company expects non-GAAP tax rate to be approximately 19% for fiscal 2015. The company reducing financial forecast for fiscal 2015 primarily due to lower expected revenue and profitability in the premium tier for the QCT business. The increased impact of the product cycle issues in QCT is affecting revenue and margin outlook for the chip business. The company now expects QCT revenue for the fiscal year to be down approximately 6% year-over-year with operating margin for fiscal 2015 between 14% and 17%. For fiscal 2015, the company now expects revenues in the range of USD 25 billion to USD 27 billion, as compared with USD 26.5 billion in fiscal 2014, representing a decrease of 6% to increase of 2%. GAAP EPS for fiscal 2015 is now expected to be USD 3.28 to USD 3.68, as compared with USD 4.65 in fiscal 2014, representing a decrease of 21% to 29%.

QUALCOMM Incorporated to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Apr 22, 2015

QUALCOMM Incorporated announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 1:00 PM, Pacific Daylight on Apr 22, 2015


Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup
Recently Viewed
QCOM:US $69.42 USD -0.265

QCOM Competitors

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Last Change
Cisco Systems Inc $29.18 USD -0.13
DIRECTV $90.95 USD -0.09
Northrop Grumman Corp $159.94 USD +0.76
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 144.00 TWD -1.00
Time Warner Cable Inc $180.28 USD -0.61
View Industry Companies

Industry Analysis


Industry Average

Valuation QCOM Industry Range
Price/Earnings 16.5x
Price/Sales 4.2x
Price/Book 3.0x
Price/Cash Flow 15.9x
TEV/Sales 3.5x

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact QUALCOMM INC, please visit Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at