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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)22.57bn
  • Net income in USD3.90bn
  • Incorporated1991
  • Employees30.50k
  • Location
    Qualcomm Inc5775 Morehouse DrSAN DIEGO 92121-1714United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (858) 587-1121
  • Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttps://www.qualcomm.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
QCOM:NSQ since
NXP Semiconductors NVAnnounced27 Oct 201627 Oct 2016Announced-21.96%38.78bn
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Jul 24 2017 21:15 BST.

Peer analysis

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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
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(YOY change %)
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Rockwell Automation6.06bn779.70m21.12bn22.00k27.369.6122.303.495.995.9946.5617.060.89056.275.74275,327.3011.4712.8015.4917.1942.3941.4612.8812.341.8614.220.458840.61-6.79-0.4063-11.840.9395-0.538714.48
Northrop Grumman Corporation24.82bn2.28bn46.31bn67.00k20.738.3416.891.8712.7912.79138.9131.821.0120.686.69370,432.809.267.8711.6510.1623.7422.959.208.361.0910.950.559528.594.17-1.4910.550.762613.3412.18
QUALCOMM, Inc.22.57bn3.90bn78.56bn30.50k20.382.5114.843.482.612.6115.1321.200.3925.548.30740,000.006.7613.197.8515.0658.9760.8017.2525.672.73--0.411840.11-6.839.518.234.52-1.8920.05
Cisco Systems, Inc.48.51bn10.00bn159.30bn73.39k16.112.4412.943.281.981.989.6013.080.396613.1811.17658,208.908.178.8410.1011.0863.1960.8020.6118.983.46--0.331838.170.17492.6519.5710.60-0.481649.29
Data as of Jul 24 2017. Currency figures normalised to Qualcomm Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

28.34%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2017101.95m6.90%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Mar 201764.24m4.35%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201764.04m4.33%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 201763.80m4.32%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201732.21m2.18%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLCas of 31 Mar 201722.77m1.54%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201719.02m1.29%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Mar 201717.11m1.16%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 201716.93m1.15%
Loomis, Sayles & Co. LPas of 31 Mar 201716.60m1.12%
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Data from 31 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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