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Qualcomm Inc (NAS:QCOM)
Total Current Assets
\$15,779 Mil (As of Dec. 2016)

Total current assets includes Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Other Current Assets. Qualcomm Inc's total current assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$15,779 Mil.

Definition

Total Current Assets are the asset that can be converted to cash or used to pay current liabilities within 12 months.

Qualcomm Inc's Total Current Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 18648 + 2219 + 1556 + 558 = 22,981

Qualcomm Inc's Total Current Assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 10812 + 2085 + 1910 + 972 = 15,779

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Total Current Assets is linked to the Current Ratio, which is the result of dividing total current assets by total current liabilities. It is frequently used as an indicator of a company's liquidity, its ability to meet short-term obligations.

Total Current Assets is also linked to Working Capital, Net working capital is calculated as Total Current Assets minus Total Current Liabilities.

Explanation

In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value, and accounts receivable is considered worth 75% of its value. Therefore the liquidation value is lower than calculated from total current assets.

Qualcomm Inc's Liquidation Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Liquidation value = Cash and Cash Equivalents - Total Liabilities + (0.75 * Account Receivable) + (0.5 * Inventory) = 10812 - 21151 + 0.75 * 2085 + 0.5 * 1910 = -7,820

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Total Current Assets 8,821 11,723 12,570 12,133 14,293 15,645 19,555 22,413 22,099 22,981

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Total Current Assets 22,413 22,761 20,740 25,928 22,099 20,338 20,157 20,979 22,981 15,779
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