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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)?

The company in question is, QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) currently with a stock price of 61.62 (-0.61% today). The market cap for QUALCOMM Incorporated is 90797.14, and is in the sector Technology, and Communication Equipment industry. The target price for QUALCOMM Incorporated is 61.85. Currently QUALCOMM Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 18.18, and a forward P/E of 13.07. Average volume for QUALCOMM Incorporated is 9763.58 and so far today it is 2971159.

Performance in the last year for QUALCOMM Incorporated has been 2.39%. For EPS growth, QUALCOMM Incorporated has seen a growth of -26.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.71%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 8.70% over the last five years and could be 11.33% for the next five years. QUALCOMM Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 33.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is 10.41%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 19.99%.

Since the IPO date for QUALCOMM Incorporated on the 12/16/1991, QUALCOMM Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 26.39%. With QUALCOMM Incorporated trading at 61.62, the dividend yield is 3.42%, and the EPS is 3.41.

So could QUALCOMM Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.18. The PEG is 1.6, P/S is 3.98 and the P/B is at 2.98. The P/cash is 5.31, with P/free cash flow at 26.05.

QUALCOMM Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 3.1, and the quick ratio is 2.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.33, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, QUALCOMM Incorporated has a gross margin of 60.40%, an operating margin of 24.80% and a profit margin of 22.60%.Payout ratio for QUALCOMM Incorporated is 57.20%. Return on assets come to 10.20% with return on investment coming to 10.30%.

Insider ownership for QUALCOMM Incorporated, is at 0.17% and institutional ownership comes to 79.00%. Outstanding shares are at 1464.47. While shares float is 1464.47. The float short is currently 1.24%, and short ratio is 1.85.

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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