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Is QUALCOMM Incorporated(NASDAQ: QCOM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/16/1991. QUALCOMM Incorporated is in the Communication Equipment industry and Technology sector. Average volume for QUALCOMM Incorporated, is 9259.4, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 12/16/1991 is 11.77%.

To help you determine whether QUALCOMM Incorporated is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17.32 and forward P/E is 11.85. PEG perhaps more useful shows that QUALCOMM Incorporated has a value for PEG of 1.53. P/S ratio is 3.61 and the P/B ratio is 2.75. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.97 and 22.93 respectively.

At the current price QUALCOMM Incorporated is trading at, 54.83 (0.00% today), QUALCOMM Incorporated has a dividend yield of 3.87%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 60.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.17, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.44% after growing -26.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 23.00%, and -19.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1487, and the number of shares float is 1466.74. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.17%, and institutional ownership is at 79.50%. The float short is 1.17%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.85. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.70%, and also a return on investment of 10.30%.

The ability for QUALCOMM Incorporated, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.9, and quick ratio is 2.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.34 and total debt/equity is 0.4. In terms of margins, QUALCOMM Incorporated has a gross margin of 60.20%, with its operating margin at 23.40%, and QUALCOMM Incorporated has a profit margin of 21.70%.

The 52 week high is -13.85%, with 32.28% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.05% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.59%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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