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Qualcomm is a semiconductor company engaged in the development and commercialization of wireless industry technologies. It is organized into 3 segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on 3G/4G/5G and other technologies for use in mobile devices, wireless networks, broadband gateway equipment, consumer electronic devices, other devices. The QTL segment grants licenses or otherwise provides rights to use portions of the intellectual property portfolio, which includes certain patent rights useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products. The QSI segment makes strategic investments.

TypePublic
Founded1985
HQSan Diego, US
Websitequalcomm.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)41,000(+11%)
Job Openings898
Revenue (FY, 2020)$23.5 B(-3%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$143.9 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Qualcomm

Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Cristiano R. Amon

Cristiano R. Amon

President
Brian Modoff

Brian Modoff

Executive Vice President, Strategy and M&A
Heather Ace

Heather Ace

Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Alex Rogers

Alex Rogers

Executive Vice President and President, Qualcomm Technology Licensing
Akash Palkhiwala

Akash Palkhiwala

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Qualcomm Office Locations

Qualcomm has offices in San Diego, Auburn Hills, Austin, Boulder and in 88 other locations
San Diego, US (HQ)
5775 Morehouse Dr
Auburn Hills, US
1900 Opdyke Ct
Austin, US
9606 N Mopac Expy
Boulder, US
6180-6190 Spine Rd
Boulder, US
6180 Spine Rd
Boulder, US
6210 Spine Rd
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Qualcomm Financials and Metrics

Qualcomm Revenue

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Qualcomm's revenue was reported to be $23.53 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

23.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

14.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

60.7%

Net income (FY, 2020)

5.2b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

6.3b

Market capitalization (12-Nov-2020)

162.8b

Closing stock price (12-Nov-2020)

143.9

Cash (27-Sept-2020)

6.7b

EV

171.8b
Qualcomm's current market capitalization is $162.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

22.3b22.7b24.3b23.5b

Revenue growth, %

(5%)2%7%

Cost of goods sold

9.8b10.2b8.6b9.3b

Gross profit

12.5b12.5b15.7b14.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

6.1b5.3b5.6b4.8b5.0b9.6b5.1b5.2b4.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.7b2.2b2.5b2.2b2.2b2.1b2.1b2.3b2.1b

Gross profit

3.4b3.0b3.1b2.7b2.8b7.5b3.0b2.9b2.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

56%57%56%55%56%78%58%56%57%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

35.0b11.8b11.8b6.7b

Accounts Receivable

3.6b2.9b2.5b4.0b

Inventories

2.0b1.7b1.4b2.6b

Current Assets

43.6b17.4b16.8b18.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

33.4b37.9b35.6b10.1b10.1b13.9b11.1b8.4b6.1b

Accounts Receivable

3.1b3.5b3.2b3.4b3.6b2.4b2.7b3.1b1.8b

Inventories

1.9b1.8b1.8b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.4b1.7b2.3b

Current Assets

41.0b45.5b44.3b16.3b16.3b19.2b16.2b15.3b15.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.5b(4.9b)4.4b5.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.6b1.4b1.4b

Inventories

(200.0m)337.0m273.0m(1.2b)

Accounts Payable

(45.0m)(94.0m)(443.0m)907.0m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

659.5k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Qualcomm Operating Metrics

Qualcomm's MSM Chip Shipments was reported to be 156 m in Q3, 2019.
FY, 2014Q1, 2015Y, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Y, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Y, 2016Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Y, 2017Y, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Sep, 2020

Licenses

260 265 265 275 285 285 295 310 320 330 330 335 340 345 300 300

MSM Chip Shipments

861 m270 m919 m233 m225 m203 m932 m242 m903 m189 m201 m211 m842 m217 m818 m179 m187 m823 m804 m186 m155 m156 m

Patents and Patent Applications

140 k
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Qualcomm Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RF360 Holdings Singapore Pte. Ltd.September 16, 2019$3.10 b
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
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Qualcomm Revenue Breakdown

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Qualcomm revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.7% from Qualcomm Technology Licensing, 75.5% from Qualcomm CDMA Technologies and 0.8% from Other

Qualcomm revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.2% from Ireland, 18.7% from Other Foreign, 11.4% from United States, 9.9% from South Korea and 47.8% from China (including Hong Kong)

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Qualcomm Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Qualcomm Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Qualcomm Online and Social Media Presence

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Qualcomm Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Qualcomm News and Updates

DISH and Qualcomm to Collaborate on the Development of the Nation's First O-RAN Compliant 5G Network

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network Corporation and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced their collaboration to test open and virtualized RAN 5G solutions containing the new Qualcomm® 5G RAN Platforms to help fast track DISH's rollout of the...

STMicroelectronics Collaborates with Qualcomm Technologies on Unique Sensor Solutions for Next-Gen Mobile,  Connected PC, IoT, and Wearable Applications

STMicroelectronics Collaborates with Qualcomm Technologies on Unique Sensor Solutions for Next-Gen Mobile, Connected PC, IoT, and Wearable Applications

Cambium Networks Joins Qualcomm Smart City Accelerator Program Providing Multi-Gigabit Wireless Networking Solutions for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Networks (NASDAQ: CMBM), a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced that it has joined the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program to connect smart applications using its Gigabit wireless...

Qualcomm and Merrill Steel Honored by the National Alliance for Healthcare Strategy Innovation

Pittsburgh Business Group on Health recognized for coalition leadership, and Cigna received eValue8™ Innovation Award.read more

3 Reasons Qualcomm Is A Screaming Buy

5G smartphone shipments are expected to soar 150% in 2021. Qualcomm investors will be among the beneficiaries.

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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 R. Amon and Brian Modoff.

  • How many employees does Qualcomm have?

    Qualcomm has 41,000 employees.

  • What is Qualcomm revenue?

    Latest Qualcomm annual revenue is $23.5 b.

  • What is Qualcomm revenue per employee?

    Latest Qualcomm revenue per employee is $573.9 k.

  • Who are Qualcomm competitors?

    Competitors of Qualcomm include IBM, NVIDIA and ON Semiconductor.

  • Where is Qualcomm headquarters?

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

  • Where are Qualcomm offices?

    Qualcomm has offices in San Diego, Auburn Hills, Austin, Boulder and in 88 other locations.

  • How many offices does Qualcomm have?

    Qualcomm has 130 offices.