Qualcomm is a semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services. It produces processors and connectivity solutions, displays, software, and charging products. The Company also grants licenses or provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which include various patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of wireless products. In addition, Qualcomm invests in early-stage companies in various industries, including automotive and autonomous driving technology, Internet of things, mobile, data center, and healthcare for supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications, and new industry segments.

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TypePublic
HQSan Diego, US
Founded1985
Size (employees)33,800 (est)
Websitequalcomm.com
Qualcomm was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, US
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Key People/Management at Qualcomm

Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated
Cristiano Amon

Cristiano Amon

President, Qualcomm Incorporated
George Davis

George Davis

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Qualcomm Incorporated
Brian Modoff

Brian Modoff

Executive Vice President, Strategy and M&A, Qualcomm Incorporated
Alex Rogers

Alex Rogers

Executive Vice President and President Qualcomm Technology Licensing
Donald Rosenberg

Donald Rosenberg

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
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Qualcomm Office Locations

Qualcomm has offices in Vancouver, Paris, Greater London, High Point and in 28 other locations
San Diego, US (HQ)
5775 Morehouse Drive
Andover, US
300 Brickstone Square
Berkeley, US
2030 Addison St
Boulder, US
6180 Spine Rd
Pudong Xinqu, CN
Cailun Rd
Paris, FR
9 Villa Pierre Ginier
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Qualcomm Financials and Metrics

Qualcomm Revenue

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Qualcomm's revenue was reported to be $22.73 b in FY, 2018
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

22.7b

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

12.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

54.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(4.9b)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

742.0m

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

68.8b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

56.7

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

11.8b

EV

72.3b
Qualcomm's current market capitalization is $68.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

24.9b26.5b25.3b23.6b22.3b22.7b

Revenue growth, %

30%7%(5%)(7%)

Cost of goods sold

9.8b10.7b10.4b9.7b9.8b10.2b

Gross profit

15.0b15.8b14.9b13.8b12.5b12.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

6.6b6.4b6.8b7.1b6.9b5.8b5.8b5.6b6.0b6.0b5.0b5.4b6.1b5.3b5.6b

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.2b2.5b2.7b2.2b2.5b

Gross profit

3.6b2.8b2.9b3.4b3.0b3.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%56%54%56%57%56%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

6.1b7.9b7.6b5.9b35.0b11.8b

Accounts Receivable

2.1b2.4b2.0b2.2b3.6b2.9b

Inventories

1.3b1.5b1.5b1.6b2.0b1.7b

Current Assets

19.6b22.4b22.1b23.0b43.6b17.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

8.3b6.3b7.9b6.3b5.5b10.0b6.9b5.8b5.9b6.9b7.1b14.9b33.4b37.9b35.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b2.2b2.1b2.2b2.1b2.0b1.3b1.7b1.9b2.1b4.2b3.5b3.1b3.5b3.2b

Inventories

1.1b1.1b1.2b1.8b1.9b1.6b1.2b1.4b1.3b1.9b2.1b2.0b1.9b1.8b1.8b

Current Assets

20.6b21.0b22.4b22.8b20.7b25.9b20.3b20.2b21.0b15.8b16.9b27.0b41.0b45.5b44.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

6.8b8.0b5.3b5.7b2.5b(4.9b)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4b1.5b1.6b

Inventories

(300.0m)(155.0m)93.0m(49.0m)(200.0m)337.0m

Accounts Payable

307.0m619.0m(908.0m)541.0m(45.0m)(94.0m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

1.9b3.8b6.1b2.0b1.1b4.2b1.5b2.7b4.1b681.0m1.4b2.3b(6.0b)(5.6b)(4.4b)

Depreciation and Amortization

272.0m561.0m853.0m888.0m364.0m736.0m1.1b329.0m671.0m1.1b363.0m751.0m1.2b

Inventories

237.0m153.0m116.0m1.8b1.9b(122.0m)291.0m79.0m169.0m(354.0m)(245.0m)(182.0m)162.0m243.0m245.0m

Accounts Payable

(148.0m)35.0m321.0m2.5b1.7b(769.0m)50.0m137.0m263.0m(208.0m)(677.0m)(543.0m)(248.0m)(511.0m)(296.0m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

97.5 x

EV/CFO

18.6 x

EV/FCF

23.3 x

Revenue/Employee

672.5k

Debt/Equity

16.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

35.2 x
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Qualcomm Operating Metrics

Qualcomm's MSM Chip Shipments was reported to be 179 m in Q2, 2017.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Licenses

260 265 265 275 285 285 295 310 320 330 330 335 340

MSM Chip Shipments

861 m270 m233 m225 m203 m932 m242 m189 m201 m211 m842 m217 m179 m
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Qualcomm Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ScyferAugust 16, 2017
InnoPath SoftwareJune 07, 2016$10 m
Capsule TechSeptember 14, 2015
CSROctober 14, 2014$2.40 b
Stonestreet OneSeptember 16, 2014
Euvision TechnologiesSeptember 15, 2014
Empowered CareersJuly 30, 2014
WilocityJuly 02, 2014$300 m
Black Sand TechnologiesJune 26, 2014
Summit MicroelectronicsJune 18, 2014
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Qualcomm Revenue Breakdown

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Qualcomm revenue breakdown by business segment: 66.6% from Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, 33.1% from Qualcomm Technology Licensing and 0.2% from Other

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Qualcomm Online and Social Media Presence

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Qualcomm News and Updates

Qualcomm forecast falls short as Apple sales disappear

Qualcomm Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates on Wednesday as it took a hit from the loss of chip sales to Apple Inc , sending its shares down 2.5 percent.

Qualcomm stock rises following earnings beat

Qualcomm Inc. shares rose in the extended session Wednesday after the chipmaker topped Wall Street estimates for the quarter. Qualcomm shares rose 2.4% after hours, following a 0.7% decline to close the regular session at $63.21. The company reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $493 million, or…

Apple isn't in settlement talks with Qualcomm, says CNBC

CNBC reported Wednesday that Apple Inc. isn't holding settlement talks with Qualcomm Inc. regarding an ongoing dispute about royalties. The report, which cites an unnamed source familiar with the matter, said that Apple is preparing for a trial on the matter. Apple has argued that it was illegal f…

Apple not in talks with Qualcomm to settle $7-billion legal dispute: Source

Apple sued Qualcomm in federal court in San Diego, alleging that the chip company's practice of taking a cut of the selling price of phones as a patent license fee was illegal

UPDATE 1-Apple not in settlement talks 'at any level' with Qualcomm -source

Apple Inc is not in talks "at any level" to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Apple not in settlement talks with Qualcomm -source

Apple Inc is not in talks "at any level" to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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Qualcomm Company Life and Culture

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Qualcomm Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Qualcomm founded?

    Qualcomm was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Qualcomm key executives?

    Qualcomm's key executives are Steve Mollenkopf, Cristiano Amon and George Davis.

  • How many employees does Qualcomm have?

    Qualcomm has 33,800 employees.

  • What is Qualcomm revenue?

    Latest Qualcomm annual revenue is $22.7 b.

  • What is Qualcomm revenue per employee?

    Latest Qualcomm revenue per employee is $672.5 k.

  • Who are Qualcomm competitors?

    Competitors of Qualcomm include NXP Semiconductors, Vishay Intertechnology and Applied Materials.

  • Where is Qualcomm headquarters?

    Qualcomm headquarters is located at 5775 Morehouse Drive , San Diego.

  • Where are Qualcomm offices?

    Qualcomm has offices in Vancouver, Paris, Greater London, High Point and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Qualcomm have?

    Qualcomm has 33 offices.