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.

Type
Public
HQ
San Diego, US
Founded
1985
Size (employees)
33,800 (est)
Qualcomm was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, US
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Key People/Management at Qualcomm

Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Qualcomm Incorporated
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
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 Financials

Qualcomm's revenue was reported to be $23.55 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6.8% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

6.1 b

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

3.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

56.1%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

(6 b)

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

29 m

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2018)

74.6 b

Cash (24-Dec-2017)

33.4 b

EV

60.7 b
Qualcomm's current market capitalization is $74.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

24.9 b26.5 b25.3 b23.6 b

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

9.8 b10.7 b10.4 b9.7 b

Gross profit

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

Revenue

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

Cost of goods sold

2.4 b2.2 b2.5 b2.7 b

Gross profit

3.6 b2.8 b2.9 b3.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

6.1 b7.9 b7.6 b5.9 b

Accounts Receivable

2.1 b2.4 b2 b2.2 b

Inventories

1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b

Current Assets

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

Cash

8.3 b6.3 b7.9 b6.3 b5.5 b10 b6.9 b5.8 b5.9 b6.9 b7.1 b14.9 b33.4 b

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

6.8 b8 b5.3 b5.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 b

Inventories

(300 m)(155 m)93 m(49 m)

Accounts Payable

307 m619 m(908 m)541 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

1.9 b2 b2.2 b2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b1.2 b1.4 b681 m749 m(6 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

363 m

Inventories

1.2 b1.8 b1.9 b1.6 b1.2 b1.4 b1.3 b1.9 b2.1 b162 m

Accounts Payable

1.9 b2.5 b1.7 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.3 b(248 m)
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

2.1 k x

EV/CFO

34.4 x

EV/FCF

39.5 x

Revenue/Employee

179.5 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 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
Scyfer August 16, 2017
NXP Semiconductors October 27, 2016$47 b
InnoPath Software June 07, 2016$10 m
Capsule Tech September 14, 2015
CSR October 14, 2014$2.40 b
Stonestreet One September 16, 2014
Euvision Technologies September 15, 2014
Empowered Careers July 30, 2014
Wilocity July 02, 2014$300 m
Black Sand Technologies June 26, 2014
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