Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM): Price and Financial Metrics

Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM): $150.61

8.17 (+5.74%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where QCOM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.63% of US stocks.
  • QCOM's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • QCOM's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 40.87% of US stocks).

QCOM Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $160,672,320,000, Qualcomm Inc has a greater market value than 98.63% of US stocks.
  • Qualcomm Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 89.26% of US listed stocks.
  • The volatility of Qualcomm Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 10.51% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Qualcomm Inc are INTU, TXN, BLK, LIN, and BMY.
  • Visit QCOM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.qualcomm.com.

QCOM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, QCOM's price/earnings ratio is 50.51% lower, now standing at 19.5.
  • QCOM's price/sales ratio has moved down 11.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • QCOM's price/sales ratio has moved down 11.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for QCOM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
QCOM 2020-08-26 6.5 39.6 47.7 38.9
QCOM 2015-07-01 3.7 2.7 14.3 11.4
QCOM 2012-06-21 5.4 3.0 16.5 13.0
QCOM 2011-05-02 7.4 3.8 25.1 19.6
QCOM 2003-09-12 8.6 4.7 46.8 26.3
QCOM 2001-09-27 13.5 7.0 -167.6 -367.4

QCOM Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 65.81%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -17.52%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 9.46%.
Over the past 49 months, QCOM's revenue has gone up $6,166,000,000.

The table below shows QCOM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 29,409 9,699 8,022
2020-12-31 26,690 7,871 6,728
2020-09-30 23,531 5,814 5,198
2020-06-30 20,000 5,300 2,744
2020-03-31 24,742 8,337 4,048
2019-12-31 24,508 8,048 4,243

QCOM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of QCOM, see our QCOM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $171.44 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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QCOM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $150.61 52-week high $167.94
Prev. close $142.44 52-week low $100.70
Day low $146.41 Volume 16,073,099
Day high $151.52 Avg. volume 9,375,333
50-day MA $137.70 Dividend yield 1.91%
200-day MA $140.47 Market Cap 169.89B

Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) Company Bio

Qualcomm Inc. develops and licenses wireless technology. It also engages in designing chips for mobile phones. The company is also the world's largest wireless chip vendor, supplying many premier handset makers with leading-edge processors. The company has operations in more than 30 countries around the globe, including Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Qualcomm’s products have applications in a variety of industries such as audio, automotive, mobile computing, networking, and smart phones. As of 2020, the company employs over 41,000 individuals worldwide and had 23.5 billion US dollars in revenue. Qualcomm is headquartered in San Diego, California and Steven Mollenkopf serves as Chief Executive Officer.

QCOM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$150.61$75.24 -43%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for QCOM, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Qualcomm Inc ranked in the 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 42.5%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for QCOM, they are:

  • QCOM's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 37.69% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 9. This value is greater than merely 22.46% stocks in the Technology sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest QCOM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Qualcomm Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate QCOM as an investment opportunity.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) CEO Cristiano Amon on Q3 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Q3 2021 Earnings Conference Call July 28, 2021, 16:45 PM ET Company Participants Mauricio Lopez-Hodoyan - Vice President, Investor Relations Cristiano Amon - President and Chief Executive Officer Akash Palkhiwala - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Mike Walkley - Canaccord Genuity Chris Caso - Raymond James...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | July 29, 2021

Semiconductor Companies Looking to 5G for Upside

Just because a chip shortage exists, one should not negate all semiconductor companies and ignore their potential upsides. 5G innovations and capabilities are expanding into the internet of things (IoT), and the technology is highly coveted by consumers. Smartphone producers are dependent on the chips, and are poised to only continue expanding supply to meet a massive consumer demand.  (See 5G stock comparisons on TipRanks) Kevin Cassidy of Rosenblatt Securities reported on four firms central to the 5G saga, all of which are reporting earnings within the coming two weeks. Revenues for Qualcomm (QCOM), Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS), Qorvo (QRVO), and Ceva Inc.

Brock Ladenheim on TipRanks | July 28, 2021

Dow Jones Futures: Market Rally Takes Earnings, Fed News In Stride; Facebook, PayPal, Ford Key Movers Late

Leading stocks led a mixed market rally amid big earnings and the Fed meeting. Facebook, PayPal and Ford are key movers late.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Qualcomm’s Earnings Topped Expectations. Here’s What to Know.

Mobile-chip maker Qualcomm reported strong earnings late Wednesday, sending shares rising in after-hours trading.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Qualcomm Stock Jumps On June-Quarter Beat-And-Raise Report

Wireless-chip maker Qualcomm late Wednesday easily beat Wall Street's targets for its fiscal third quarter and guided higher.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

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QCOM Price Returns

1-mo 5.60%
3-mo 9.06%
6-mo -2.67%
1-year 65.08%
3-year 168.85%
5-year 186.92%
YTD -0.16%
2020 77.08%
2019 60.76%
2018 -6.59%
2017 2.05%
2016 35.09%

QCOM Dividends

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