As on December 16, 2021, QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) started slowly as it slid -5.88% to $178.15. During the day, the stock rose to $192.68 and sunk to $176.11 before settling in for the price of $189.28 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, QCOM posted a 52-week range of $122.17-$191.30.
The company of the Technology sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 7.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 15.60%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 74.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.13 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.12 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $197.77 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $158.30, while the 200-day Moving Average is $142.51.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 45000 employees. It has generated 745,911 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 200,956. The stock had 8.85 Receivables turnover and 0.87 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +57.51, operating margin was +29.16 and Pretax Margin of +30.61.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Semiconductors industry. QUALCOMM Incorporated’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.13%, in contrast to 74.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 13, this organization’s President & CEO sold 5,402 shares at the rate of 189.50, making the entire transaction reach 1,023,679 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 119,672. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 10, Company’s Chief Technology Officer sold 9,900 for 183.39, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 1,815,526. This particular insider is now the holder of 197,985 in total.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2021, the company posted $2.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $2.26) by $0.29. This company achieved a net margin of +26.94 while generating a return on equity of 112.85. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 2.47 per share during the current fiscal year.
QUALCOMM Incorporated’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 74.00% and is forecasted to reach 11.62 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 25.62% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 15.60% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 7.20. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $22.63, and its Beta score is 1.27. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.89. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 35.07.
In the same vein, QCOM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 7.87, a figure that is expected to reach 3.00 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 11.62 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [QUALCOMM Incorporated, QCOM], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 11.54 million was better the volume of 9.28 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 57.27% While, its Average True Range was 7.59.
Raw Stochastic average of QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 79.39%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 32.32% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 43.82% that was higher than 35.97% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.