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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 18.71 (As of Today)
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As of today (2023-02-06), Qualcomm's share price is $132.93. Qualcomm's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2022 was $7.10. Hence, Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 18.71.

The historical rank and industry rank for Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

QCOM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.34   Med: 18.69   Max: 59.29
Current: 18.69

During the past 13 years, Qualcomm's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 59.29. The lowest was 10.34. And the median was 18.69.

QCOM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked better than
53.72% of 471 companies
in the Semiconductors industry
Industry Median: 21.97 vs QCOM: 18.69

Qualcomm's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2022 was $2.39. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $7.10.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Qualcomm was 9.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 4.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 22.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 5.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, Qualcomm's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 536.60% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 4.05% per year.


Qualcomm Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 33.74 14.54 30.68 17.14 18.80

Qualcomm Quarterly Data
Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 28.26 24.27 21.81 18.80 15.48

Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Qualcomm Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Qualcomm Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Qualcomm's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=132.93/7.103
=18.71

Qualcomm's Share Price of today is $132.93.
Qualcomm's Free Cash Flow per Share 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 $7.10.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Qualcomm  (NAS:QCOM) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) Business Description

Qualcomm logo
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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