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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) Inventory Turnover

: 0.61 (As of Dec. 2022)
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Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. It is calculated as Cost of Goods Sold divided by Total Inventories. Qualcomm's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $4,044 Mil. Qualcomm's Average Total Inventories for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 was $6,637 Mil. Qualcomm's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 was 0.61.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Qualcomm's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was 149.75.

Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue. Qualcomm's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 was 0.70.


Qualcomm Inventory Turnover Historical Data

The historical data trend for Qualcomm's Inventory Turnover 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
Inventory Turnover
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.50 5.56 4.63 4.90 3.89

Qualcomm Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Inventory Turnover 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 1.21 1.10 0.97 0.83 0.61

Qualcomm Inventory Turnover Calculation

Qualcomm's Inventory Turnover for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (A: Sep. 2022 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Average Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (A: Sep. 2022 ) / ((Total Inventories (A: Sep. 2021 ) + Total Inventories (A: Sep. 2022 )) / count )
=18635 / ((3228 + 6341) / 2 )
=18635 / 4784.5
=3.89

Qualcomm's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (Q: Dec. 2022 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Average Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2022 ) / ((Total Inventories (Q: Sep. 2022 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2022 )) / count )
=4044 / ((6341 + 6932) / 2 )
=4044 / 6636.5
=0.61

* 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) Inventory Turnover Explanation

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. A higher Inventory Turnover means the company has light inventory. Therefore the company spends less money on storage, write downs, and obsolete inventory. If the inventory is too light, it may affect sales because the company may not have enough to meet demand.

1. Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

Qualcomm's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as:

Days Inventory =Average Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2022 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2022 )*Days in Period
=6636.5/4044*365 / 4
=149.75

2. Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue.

Qualcomm's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Average Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2022 )
=6636.5 / 9463
=0.70

* 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.


Be Aware

Usually retailers pile up their inventories at holiday seasons to meet the stronger demand. Therefore, the inventory of a particular quarter of a year should not be used to calculate Inventory Turnover. An average inventory is a better indication.


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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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