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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) Cash Flow from Operations

: $10,134 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2022)
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Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company's normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

For the three months ended in Dec. 2022, Qualcomm's Net Income From Continuing Operations was $2,273 Mil. Its Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization was $398 Mil. Its Change In Working Capital was $-4 Mil. Its cash flow from deferred tax was $-120 Mil. Its Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities was $-28 Mil. Its Asset Impairment Charge was $0 Mil. Its Stock Based Compensation was $634 Mil. And its Cash Flow from Others was $-58 Mil. In all, Qualcomm's Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $3,095 Mil.


Qualcomm Cash Flow from Operations Historical Data

The historical data trend for Qualcomm's Cash Flow from Operations can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Qualcomm Annual Data
Trend Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22
Cash Flow from Operations
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,908.00 7,286.00 5,814.00 10,536.00 9,096.00

Qualcomm Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Cash Flow from Operations Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,057.00 2,698.00 2,895.00 1,446.00 3,095.00

Qualcomm Cash Flow from Operations Calculation

Cash flow from operations refers to the cash brought in through a company's normal business operations. It is the cash flow before any investment or financing activities. It is the cash version of net income.

Qualcomm's Cash Flow from Operations for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as:

Qualcomm's Cash Flow from Operations for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 is:


Cash Flow from Operations for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $10,134 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Qualcomm  (NAS:QCOM) Cash Flow from Operations Explanation

For companies reported in indirect method, cash flow from operations contains six items:

1. Net Income From Continuing Operations:
Net Income From Continuing Operations indicates the net income that a firm brings in from ongoing business activities. These activities are expected to continue into the next reporting period. It excludes extraordinary items, income from the cumulative effects of accounting changes, non-recurring items, income from tax loss carry forward, and preferred dividends.

Qualcomm's net income from continuing operations for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $2,273 Mil.

2. Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization:
Depreciation is a present expense that accounts for the past cost of an asset that is now providing benefits.
Depletion and amortization are synonyms for depreciation.
Generally:
The term depreciation is used when discussing man made tangible assets
The term depletion is used when discussing natural tangible assets
The term amortization is used when discussing intangible assets

Qualcomm's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $398 Mil.

3. Change In Working Capital:
Working Capital is a measure of a company's short term liquidity or its ability to cover short term liabilities. It is defined as the difference between a company's current assets and current liabilities. Changes in Working Capital is reported in the cash flow statement since it is one of the major ways in which net income can differ from operating cash flow.

Qualcomm's change in working capital for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $-4 Mil. It means Qualcomm's working capital declined by $4 Mil from Sep. 2022 to Dec. 2022 .

4. Deferred Tax:
It is the cash flow generated from deferred tax.

Qualcomm's cash flow from deferred tax for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $-120 Mil.

5. Cash from Discontinued Operating Activities:
Net cash from all of the entity's discontinued operating activities.

Qualcomm's cash from discontinued operating Activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $-28 Mil.

6. Asset Impairment Charge:
It is the charge against earnings resulting from the aggregate write down of all assets from their carrying value to their fair value.

Qualcomm's asset impairment charge for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $0 Mil.

7. Stock Based Compensation:
It is a way corporations use stock options to reward employees. It provides executives and employees the opportunity to share in the growth of the company and, if structured properly, can align their interests with the interests of the company's shareholders and investors, without burning the company's cash on hand.

Qualcomm's stock based compensation for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $634 Mil.

8. Cash Flow from Others:
These are cash differences caused by the change of inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable etc. For instance, if a company pays its suppliers slower, its cash position will build up faster. If a company receives payments from its customers slower, its account receivables will rise, and its cash position will grow more slowly (or even shrink).

Qualcomm's cash flow from others for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $-58 Mil.


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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) Business Description

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Address
5775 Morehouse Drive, San Diego, CA, USA, 92121-1714
Qualcomm develops and licenses wireless technology and designs chips for smartphones. The company's key patents revolve around CDMA and OFDMA technologies, which are standards in wireless communications that are the backbone of all 3G and 4G networks. The firm is a leader in 5G network technology as well. Qualcomm's IP is licensed by virtually all wireless device makers. The firm is also the world's largest wireless chip vendor, supplying nearly every premier handset maker with leading-edge processors. Qualcomm also sells RF-front end modules into smartphones and chips into automotive and Internet of Things markets.
Executives
Neil Martin officer: SVP, Finance and CAO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
James J Cathey officer: Chief Commercial Officer 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Ann C Chaplin officer: General Counsel&Corp Secretary 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Sylvia Acevedo director 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Gregory N Johnson director C/O INTUIT INC., 2700 COAST AVENUE, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
Jean-pascal Tricoire director 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Jamie S Miller director GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, 5 NECCO STREET, BOSTON MA 02210
Heather S Ace officer: EVP, Human Resources 3721 VALLEY CENTRE DR SUITE 500, SAN DIEGO CA 92130
Akash J. Palkhiwala officer: SVP & Interim CFO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
David Wise officer: Interim CFO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Erin L Polek officer: SVP Corporate Controller & CAO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Martin B Anstice director 4650 CUSHING PARKWAY, FREMONT CA 94538
Irene B Rosenfeld director 999 VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD, SUITE 601, NAPLES FL 34108
Steven M Mollenkopf director, officer: Chief Executive Officer 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Neil Smit director C/O AMERICA ONLINE LATIN AMERICA, INC., 6600 N. ANDREWS AVE., SUITE 400, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309

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