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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)21.51bn
  • Net income in USD2.03bn
  • Incorporated1991
  • Employees35.40k
  • 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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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
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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)
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(YOY change %)
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Garmin Ltd.3.35bn694.08m15.96bn13.00k23.033.8320.194.773.663.6617.6421.970.6482.535.77257,495.6013.4411.5216.1114.1259.1456.6220.7318.032.28--0.0070.177.244.93-2.112.5422.893.13
L3 Technologies Inc10.24bn800.00m16.45bn31.00k20.622.8015.491.6110.0512.63128.7374.100.780611.896.34330,451.606.265.147.716.4426.4316.438.016.691.618.910.362735.167.01-2.1518.692.502.617.78
Rockwell Automation6.72bn920.30m21.04bn23.00k23.8016.5219.453.137.406.8454.0010.651.036.365.75292,247.8014.0713.0021.5617.9143.3542.2413.7013.480.93174.650.594343.945.620.9730.137.28-3.0112.13
Motorola Solutions Inc7.34bn887.00m22.73bn16.00k26.96--,000.0010.104.5315.406.3647.3947.6212.126.651.266.291.3273.9915.093.3530.06-1.013.1113.80
Northrop Grumman Corporation30.10bn3.15bn45.91bn85.00k15.025.6411.641.5318.0018.48172.3447.990.82744.305.48354,058.808.648.6310.9611.0122.5723.2810.459.661.096.730.637526.9515.734.06-0.285410.0127.9714.58
QUALCOMM, Inc.21.51bn2.03bn69.18bn35.40k37.9819.1219.303.221.511.5915.312.990.43625.227.99607,514.104.126.455.357.6056.6559.289.4513.751.3810.930.819293.261.98-1.78-279.48---5.6415.16
Cisco Systems, Inc.50.83bn12.17bn234.45bn74.20k20.555.7816.514.612.592.7410.819.220.434510.6913.19684,973.1010.408.3014.3910.4962.1761.4423.9419.641.74--0.385950.482.760.29579.381.03-6.3917.76
Data as of Mar 21 2019. Currency figures normalised to Qualcomm Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

32.76%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201895.47m7.89%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 201860.01m4.96%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201850.03m4.13%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Dec 201836.75m3.04%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Dec 201836.20m2.99%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 31 Dec 201830.41m2.51%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201826.24m2.17%
PRIMECAP Management Co.as of 31 Dec 201824.00m1.98%
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss LLCas of 31 Dec 201820.16m1.67%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Dec 201817.21m1.42%
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Data from 31 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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