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About the company

QUALCOMM Incorporated is engaged in the development and commercialization of a digital communication technology called code division multiple access (CDMA). The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of the orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) family of technologies, including long-term evolution (LTE), which is an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)-based standard that uses OFDMA and single-carrier Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), for cellular wireless communication applications. The Company's segments include QCT (Qualcomm CDMA Technologies), QTL (Qualcomm Technology Licensing) and QSI (Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives). The Company also develops and commercializes a range of other technologies used in handsets and tablets that contribute to end user demand. The Company's products principally consist of integrated circuits (chips or chipsets) and system software used in mobile devices and in wireless networks.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)22.83bn
  • Net income in USD5.17bn
  • Incorporated1991
  • Employees33.00k
  • Location
    Qualcomm Inc5775 Morehouse DrSAN DIEGO 92121-1714United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (858) 587-1121Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttps://www.qualcomm.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
QCOM:NSQ since
NXP Semiconductors NVRumoured29 Sep 201629 Sep 2016Rumoured6.71%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 25 2016 09:00 BST.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Nokia Corp17.73bn-510.00m26.68bn103.39k--1.3877.701.50-0.03590.28573.683.290.53355.333.47318,155.70-1.970.7504-2.951.3736.9635.37-3.691.191.40-1.490.1722191.346.27-21.69-55.92-8.42-14.29-8.25
Northrop Grumman Corporation23.63bn2.05bn38.65bn65.00k19.756.9215.631.6611.1211.12128.2131.750.971719.737.12363,523.108.427.5910.679.9623.6422.488.678.140.942910.060.529327.93-1.89-3.52-3.820.8875-4.2411.00
QUALCOMM, Inc.22.83bn5.17bn100.30bn33.00k19.853.2515.164.373.413.4115.0320.810.44296.1811.71691,697.0010.0213.7611.4515.8060.4461.7622.6226.632.87--0.277635.94-4.5518.15-30.078.4118.4720.11
Cisco Systems, Inc.49.25bn10.74bn152.74bn73.70k14.372.4011.833.,208.909.148.8411.5011.0862.8760.8021.8118.983.11--0.310638.170.17492.6519.5710.60-0.481650.93
Data as of Oct 25 2016. Currency figures normalised to Qualcomm Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

0.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201694.38m6.40%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201665.36m4.44%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201657.36m3.89%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201652.36m3.55%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLCas of 30 Jun 201621.60m1.47%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201619.77m1.34%
Orbis Investment Management Ltd.as of 30 Jun 201617.95m1.22%
PRIMECAP Management Co.as of 30 Jun 201617.32m1.18%
Jackson Square Partners LLCas of 30 Jun 201617.20m1.17%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201616.77m1.14%
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