Qualcomm is an American fabless 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 is focused on various industries: automotive, education, healthcare, Internet of Everything, mobile computing, networking, smart cities, smart homes, and wearables.
Qualcomm’s products include Gobi, Hy-Fi, IPQ, IZat, Powerline, Snapdragon, Small Cells, VIVE, Wi-Fi platforms, Mirasol, Pixtronix, AllPlay, 2net, Brew, HealthyCircles, QChat, QLearn, RaptorQ, Vuforia, Halo, and WiPower.

Company Growth (employees)
San Diego, US
Size (employees)
33,800 (est)+11%
Qualcomm was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, US

Key People/Management at Qualcomm

Steve Mollenkopf

Steve Mollenkopf

Chief Executive Officer
Cristiano Amon

Cristiano Amon

Executive Vice President
George Davis

George Davis

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Brian Modoff

Brian Modoff

Executive Vice President, Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions
Donald Rosenberg

Donald Rosenberg

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Michelle Sterling

Michelle Sterling

Executive Vice President of Human Resources
James Thompson

James Thompson

Executive Vice President, Engineering
Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs

Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Alexander Rogers

Alexander Rogers

Executive Vice President and President of Qualcomm Technology Licensing
Derek Aberle

Derek Aberle


Qualcomm Office Locations

Qualcomm has offices in San Diego, Amsterdam, Andover, Bengaluru and in 28 other locations
San Diego, US (HQ)
5775 Morehouse Dr
Pudong Xinqu, CN
Cailun Rd
Paris, FR
9 Villa Pierre Ginier
Mumbai, IN
51 MM Ln
Lund, SE
27 Scheelevägen
Greater London, GB
Bollo Ln
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Qualcomm Financials and Metrics

Qualcomm Financials

Qualcomm's revenue was reported to be $23.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

5.4 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

2.9 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

865 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

773 m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

99.1 b

Cash (25-Jun-2017)

14.9 b


103.6 b
Qualcomm's current market capitalization is $99.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


24.9 b26.5 b25.3 b23.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

9.8 b10.7 b10.4 b9.7 b

Gross profit

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


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

Cost of goods sold

2.4 b2.2 b2.5 b

Gross profit

3.6 b2.8 b2.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.1 b7.9 b7.6 b5.9 b

Accounts Receivable

2.1 b2.4 b2 b2.2 b


1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b

Current Assets

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


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


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

Current Assets

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

Net Income

6.8 b8 b5.3 b5.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.4 b

Accounts Receivable

(680 m)(281 m)550 m(232 m)


(300 m)(155 m)93 m(49 m)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.9 b2 b2.2 b2 b1.1 b1.2 b1.5 b1.2 b1.4 b681 m749 m

Accounts Receivable

2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2 b1.3 b1.7 b1.9 b2.1 b4.2 b


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

Accounts Payable

1.9 b2.5 b1.7 b1.4 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.3 b
USDY, 2017


134 x


176.1 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 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



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
NXP SemiconductorsOctober 27, 2016$47 b
InnoPath SoftwareJune 07, 2016$10 m
Capsule TechSeptember 14, 2015
CSROctober 14, 2014$2.4 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
kooabaJanuary 14, 2014
DesignArt NetworksAugust 23, 2013
Orb NetworksAugust 21, 2013
Ultra-Scan CorporationMarch 01, 2013
UbicomMarch 07, 2012
PixtronixDecember 01, 2011
HaloIPTNovember 08, 2011
Bigfoot NetworksSeptember 01, 2011
Qualcomm AtherosMay 05, 2011
SylectusFebruary 12, 2011
Atheros CommunicationsJanuary 05, 2011
Sandbridge TechnologiesNovember 02, 2010$55 m
iSkootOctober 13, 2010
Tapioca MobileJuly 12, 2010
Digital FountainFebruary 26, 2009
Bitboys OyJanuary 21, 2009
AMDJanuary 20, 2009$65 m
XiamMarch 11, 2008$32 m
SoftMaxDecember 21, 2007
FirethornNovember 14, 2007$210 m
TeleCIS WirelessApril 01, 2007
Airgo NetworksDecember 03, 2006
nPhaseNovember 16, 2006
QualphoneAugust 20, 2006
Berkäna WirelessJanuary 05, 2006$56 m
ELATAAugust 16, 2005$57 m
Flarion TechnologiesAugust 10, 2005$600 m
TrigenixOctober 11, 2004$36 m
Spike TechnologiesSeptember 30, 2004
Iridigm Display CorporationSeptember 08, 2004
FleetAdvisorFebruary 28, 2001
Within TechnologyMarch 16, 2000
SnapTrackMarch 01, 2000
Now SoftwareNovember 09, 1997

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Qualcomm Revenue Breakdown

Qualcomm's Web-traffic and Trends

Qualcomm Online and Social Media Presence

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