QUALCOMM Incorporated [NASDAQ: QCOM] loss -0.66% on the last trading session, reaching $138.79 price per share at the time. The company report on July 19, 2021 that The Power of Internet Connectivity.
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QUALCOMM Incorporated represents 1.13 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $158.52 billion with the latest information. QCOM stock price has been found in the range of $136.81 to $138.895.
If compared to the average trading volume of 8.23M shares, QCOM reached a trading volume of 9250178 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for QCOM shares is $171.30 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on QCOM stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Goldman have made an estimate for QUALCOMM Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on July 19, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on April 19, 2021, representing the official price target for QUALCOMM Incorporated stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $195 to $150, while Evercore ISI kept a In-line rating on QCOM stock. On March 04, 2021, analysts increased their price target for QCOM shares from 150 to 160.
The Average True Range (ATR) for QUALCOMM Incorporated is set at 2.90, with the Price to Sales ratio for QCOM stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 21.19, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.09. Price to Free Cash Flow for QCOM in the course of the last twelve months was 31.45 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.70.
Trading performance analysis for QCOM stock
QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.58. With this latest performance, QCOM shares gained by 2.54% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -11.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 50.48% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for QCOM stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.70, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.64, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.19 for QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 135.50, while it was recorded at 140.98 for the last single week of trading, and 139.60 for the last 200 days.
QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM] shares currently have an operating margin of +26.46 and a Gross Margin at +60.67. QUALCOMM Incorporated’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +22.09.
Return on Total Capital for QCOM is now 28.78, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 25.90. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 94.63, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.17. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 269.23. Additionally, QCOM Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 72.92, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 45.97. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 258.57, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 70.03.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM] managed to generate an average of $126,780 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.27 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.69.QUALCOMM Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.
QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for QCOM. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for QUALCOMM Incorporated go to 27.29%.
An analysis of insider ownership at QUALCOMM Incorporated [QCOM]
There are presently around $115,576 million, or 74.80% of QCOM stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of QCOM stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 102,857,042, which is approximately -0.733% of the company’s market cap and around 0.13% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 83,599,923 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $11.6 billion in QCOM stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $7.22 billion in QCOM stock with ownership of nearly -8.648% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in QUALCOMM Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,134 institutional holders increased their position in QUALCOMM Incorporated [NASDAQ:QCOM] by around 55,504,976 shares. Additionally, 920 investors decreased positions by around 83,634,644 shares, while 234 investors held positions by with 693,601,224 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 832,740,844 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. QCOM stock had 176 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,698,927 shares, while 180 institutional investors sold positions of 6,205,132 shares during the same period.