Aberdeen Asset Management Plcuk Lowers stake in QUALCOMM (QCOM)

QUALCOMM (QCOM) : Aberdeen Asset Management Plcuk reduced its stake in QUALCOMM by 15.34% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 1,042,967 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $63,631,417 after selling 188,991 shares in QUALCOMM , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 1, 2016.QUALCOMM makes up approximately 0.23% of Aberdeen Asset Management Plcuk’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Courier Capital Corp reduced its stake in QCOM by selling 1,355 shares or 12.25% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,702 shares of QCOM which is valued at $591,919. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.12% of Courier Capital Corp’s portfolio. Americafirst Capital Management added QCOM to its portfolio by purchasing 2,251 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $125,651. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.09% of Americafirst Capital Management’s portfolio. Interactive Financial Advisors sold out all of its stake in QCOM during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 16 shares of QCOM which is valued $886.Hefty Wealth Partners boosted its stake in QCOM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,129 additional shares and now holds a total of 16,062 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $880,679. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.71% of Hefty Wealth Partners’s portfolio.Triangle Securities Wealth Management reduced its stake in QCOM by selling 1,325 shares or 12.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,602 shares of QCOM which is valued at $520,332. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.38% of Triangle Securities Wealth Management’s portfolio.

QUALCOMM closed down -0.03 points or -0.05% at $60.98 with 51,69,565 shares getting traded on Thursday. Post opening the session at $61.11, the shares hit an intraday low of $60.73 and an intraday high of $61.23 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Thursday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, QUALCOMM reported $1.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.19 according to the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.97. The company had revenue of $6000.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5578.82 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.99 EPS.

Investors should note that on Jul 12, 2016, QUALCOMM announced a cash dividend of $0.5300. The company’s management has announced Aug 29, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Aug 31, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 21, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on QUALCOMM. QUALCOMM was Downgraded by Standpoint Research to ” Hold” on Jul 25, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Jul 21, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 56 from a previous price target of $50 .Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Jul 21, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 62 from a previous price target of $60 .

Qualcomm Incorporated (Qualcomm) is engaged in providing third-generation (3G) fourth-generation (4G) and next-generation wireless technologies. The Company’s products include 2net AllPlay Brew Gobi Halo HealthyCircles Hy-Fi IPQ IZat Pixtronix Powerline QChat QLearn Small Cells Snapdragon Vive RaptorQ Vuforia and WiPower. AllPlay helps manufacturers create devices and services. It also helps developers create Android and iPhone operating system (iOS) music streaming applications. The Company’s Brew platform enables feature phone applications such as gaming messaging Web browsing and social networking. Qualcomm Gobi modems connect users devices to 3G 4G and 4G long-term evolution (LTE) networks. Qualcomm Halo technology eliminates the need for plug-in cords for recharging in electric and hybrid vehicles. Qualcomm Powerline solutions turn electrical outlets into broadband connection points creating networks by plugging in.

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