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

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 $23.55 b in FY, 2016 which is a 6.8% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

11.3 b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

6.4 b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

56.7%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

(5.6 b)

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

471 m

Market capitalization (18-Jul-2018)

87.1 b

Closing share price (18-Jul-2018)

58.8

Cash (25-Mar-2018)

37.9 b

EV

68.5 b
Qualcomm's current market capitalization is $87.1 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, 2018Q2, 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 b11.3 b

Cost of goods sold

2.4 b2.2 b2.5 b2.7 b4.9 b

Gross profit

3.6 b2.8 b2.9 b3.4 b6.4 b

Gross profit Margin, %

59%56%54%56%57%
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, 2018Q2, 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 b37.9 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 b3.5 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 b1.8 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 b45.5 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, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

1.9 b2 b2.2 b2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b1.2 b1.4 b681 m749 m(6 b)(5.6 b)

Depreciation and Amortization

363 m751 m

Inventories

1.2 b1.8 b1.9 b1.6 b1.2 b1.4 b1.3 b1.9 b2.1 b162 m243 m

Accounts Payable

1.9 b2.5 b1.7 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.3 b(248 m)(511 m)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

145.5 x

EV/CFO

30.1 x

EV/FCF

36.7 x

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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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

EU regulators file fresh charges against Qualcomm, as Trump reacts

The European Commission's competition watchdog has charged US chipmaker Qualcomm with a new violation, months after the firm had to pay out a fine of €997m (£890.8m) for market dominance abuse. The antitrust regulator has sent a supplementary statement of objections to Qualcomm today, over whethe…

Europe updates its predatory pricing investigation against Qualcomm over UMTS baseband chips

On the heels of Google getting served a $5 billion fine by the EU over monopolistic practices related to its Android operating system, the European Commission today resurfaced another ongoing case in the world of large U.S. tech companies. The EC said that it has added to its investigation into Qual…

RPT-UPDATE 1-EU regulators boost Qualcomm pricing case as Trump raps Google fine

* Company can face fines up to 10 pct of global turnover if guilty

EU regulators charge Qualcomm with additional violation in pricing case

EU antitrust regulators on Thursday charged Qualcomm with a new violation in a case where the U.S. chipmaker has been accused of selling chipsets below cost to drive out Nvidia Corp unit and British phone software maker Icera.

The president of $85 billion Qualcomm explains his master plan for growth, 4 months after Trump blocked its takeover by Broadcom (QCOM)

Qualcomm makes the chips that power nearly every smartphone, but lately its name has been associated with a series of scandals — including a hostile take over attempt by its competitor Broadcom, which President Trump stopped with a presidential order.  Now the company has to prove to shareholders …
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Qualcomm Company Life and Culture

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