QUALCOMM (QCOM) : National Pension Service scooped up 77,162 additional shares in QUALCOMM during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 14, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 960,473 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $63,103,076.QUALCOMM makes up approximately 0.51% of National Pension Service’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Webster Bank N. A. boosted its stake in QCOM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 760 additional shares and now holds a total of 30,165 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $1,981,841. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.29% of Webster Bank N. A.’s portfolio.Forte Capital Adv boosted its stake in QCOM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,525 additional shares and now holds a total of 14,770 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $970,389. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.38% of Forte Capital Adv’s portfolio. Bristlecone Advisors added QCOM to its portfolio by purchasing 9,430 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $623,229. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.23% of Bristlecone Advisors’s portfolio. Hilton Capital Management added QCOM to its portfolio by purchasing 24,104 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1,620,994. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.42% of Hilton Capital Management’s portfolio.R.h. Dinel Investment Counsel boosted its stake in QCOM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 7,075 additional shares and now holds a total of 39,750 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $2,710,553. QUALCOMM makes up approx 3.06% of R.h. Dinel Investment Counsel’s portfolio.
QUALCOMM (QCOM) witnessed a volatile trading activity on Friday , and eventually ended flat at 0.00% or 0 points without letting the bulls or bears take much advantage. The trading began at $65.94 and reached the intraday high at $66.59. The bulls started the profit booking and pushed the shares to intraday low of $65.45. The trading session was marked by a volume range of 67,43,106 shares exchanging hands. The 52-week high of the shares is $70.4 and the 52-week low is $42.24. The market cap of the company stands at $96,819 M and there are 1,47,36,48,400 shares in public circulation.
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 Oct 6, 2016, QUALCOMM announced a cash dividend of $0.5300. The company’s management has announced Nov 28, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Nov 30, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Dec 16, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on QUALCOMM. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Oct 3, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $59 .Mizuho Upgraded QUALCOMM on Sep 30, 2016 to ” Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $75.Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Sep 30, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 74 from a previous price target of $62 .
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.