Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)

QCOM (NASDAQ:Telecommunications) EQUITY
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Today's Range: 48.47 - 48.85 | QCOM Avg Daily Volume: 12,584,200
Last Update: 11/27/15 - 12:59 PM EST
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: -34.70%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $48.62
52 Week Range: $47.52 - $75.72
Oustanding Shares: 1,503,094,004
Market Cap: 73,801,915,596
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for QCOM
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 9 10 12 12
Moderate Buy 2 1 1 1
Hold 10 10 10 9
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.18 2.14 2.04 2.00
Latest Dividend: 0.48
Latest Dividend Yield: 3.91%
Dividend Ex-Date: 11/27/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 15.25
Price Earnings Comparisons:
QCOM Sector Avg. S&P 500
15.25 15.20 32.68
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-15.38% -32.83% -22.04%
Revenue -4.60 0.32 0.10
Net Income -33.90 0.00 0.00
EPS -30.80 -0.09 -0.03
Earnings for QCOM:
Revenue 25.28B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (12/15) Qtr (03/16) FY (09/16) FY (09/17)
Average Estimate $0.75 $0.83 $3.46 $4.18
Number of Analysts 7 2 2 1
High Estimate $0.80 $0.92 $3.57 $4.18
Low Estimate $0.70 $0.73 $3.35 $4.18
Prior Year $1.21 $1.28 $4.15 $3.46
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -38.02% -35.55% -16.63% 20.81%
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This year's market conditions have created a list chock full of choices.
Nov 24, 2015 | 6:57 AM EST
QCOM was placed on the US 1 list, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $75 price target. Recent pullback has created a buyi...
Charts are about 15 years apart, but vaguely similar.
The chart is looking even more bullish as it breaks out from the defined range.
Nov 09, 2015 | 7:44 AM EST
QCOM was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Nomura said. $60 price target. Uncertainty in China will likely persist. 
I give the win to the bears today (finally!), as Mr. Market (thus far) has made two failing attempts to rally. Bonds continued to drop in price and rise in yield. As I mentioned, in response to Kim G in the Comments section, I expect only a gradual rate rise in 2015 through 2017.The 10-year U.S. note, now at about 2.24%, has probably made most of its room to the upside in yield for the balance of the year. Municipals were flat to slightly lower as was high yield -- though Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund (BGB) is up a penny on the day.   Closed-end municipal bond funds are basically unchanged on the day. As I wrote at the end of September, I don't expect any/much capital appreciation in the year ahead, but I see the funds returning their dividends (annualized appreciation of about 6%). I believe this return will outperform the U.S. stock market over the next 12 months. Crude ends the session at lows, down by almost $1.15 a barrel. I initiated shorts in Schlumberger (SLB) and Exxon Mobil (XOM), the latter of which went on my Best Ideas List yesterday. There will be more names as I move down the quality spectrum. The group got schmeissed today.  The U.S. dollar was a tad weaker; consumer nondurables -- especially of a Procter & Gamble (PG) kind -- continue to respond negatively to the overall recent trend in our currency (higher). CNBC Blather Index: This week I counted (when I wasn't under the influence of anesthesia) 49 bulls and three bears. Enough said --- a Bull Market in Complacency is back in force. Crickets from talking heads on Qualcomm (QCOM), down $10 today, and FireEye ( FEYE), down $7 today, who expressed confidence in the names and pro-forma earnings earlier in the week.  Remember: Fast talking and sound bites are not a reason to listen to these imbeciles who are three miles wide and an inch or two deep. Enough said. Banks continue their winning streak as the Pavlovian reaction to a rise in the 10-year U.S. note yield of 15 basis points in the last few weeks has now gotten a bit carried away. I am still long but down to tag ends and expect some serious profit-taking  in a market correction (5% to 10%).  In the life insurance sector, MetLife (MET) followed Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) with weak results. MET recently was put back on my Best Ideas List (short) and I added to it and Lincoln National (LNC) short yesterday. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), as a commentator mentioned in Columnist Conversation, appears to be rolling over Autos still skidding. Apple (AAPL), after a nice run, could have an appointment under $120 a share; I have been adding to my short position this week. The dive by Valeant (VRX) is weighing on Biowreck;  iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology (IBB) is down by nearly 2% on the day. I wrote critically about the company about a week ago.  Mark today. (T)FANG might have topped -- just gauge the cheerleading. Radian (RDN), though up 2% today, has gotten quite inexpensive; it finally is rallying a bit today. Thanks for the comments on my accounting analysis of Facebook (FB).  Critical analysis is always important to read. I did my shorting yesterday, and I w
Nov 05, 2015 | 7:59 AM EST
Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $73, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given the company's lower guidance. Outperfor...
Doug Kass let me fill in on what turned out to be kind of a nothing day in the market.
Oct 21, 2015 | 7:58 AM EDT
Shares of QCOM now seen reaching $72, according to Canaccord Genuity. Estimates also reduced, given slowing global smartphone sales. Bu...

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