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Qualcomm (Qualcomm) ROCE %

: 29.77% (As of Dec. 2023)
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ROCE % measures how well a company generates profits from its capital. It is calculated as EBIT divided by Capital Employed, where Capital Employed is calculated as Total Assets minus Total Current Liabilities. Qualcomm's annualized ROCE % for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 29.77%.


Qualcomm ROCE % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Qualcomm's ROCE % 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 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
ROCE %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 35.76 24.82 38.54 46.62 20.72

Qualcomm Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
ROCE % 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 26.37 20.63 19.04 15.55 29.77

Qualcomm ROCE % Calculation

Qualcomm's annualized ROCE % for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2023 is calculated as:

ROCE %=EBIT/( (Capital Employed+Capital Employed)/ count )
(A: Sep. 2023 )  (A: Sep. 2022 )(A: Sep. 2023 )
=EBIT/( ( (Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities)+(Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities) )/ count )
(A: Sep. 2023 )  (A: Sep. 2022 )(A: Sep. 2023 )
=8137/( ( (49014 - 11866) + (51040 - 9628) )/ 2 )
=8137/( (37148+41412)/ 2 )
=8137/39280
=20.72 %

Qualcomm's ROCE % of for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

ROCE %=EBIT (1)/( (Capital Employed+Capital Employed)/ count )
(Q: Dec. 2023 )  (Q: Sep. 2023 )(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=EBIT/( ( (Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities)+(Total Assets - Total Current Liabilities) )/ count )
(Q: Dec. 2023 )  (Q: Sep. 2023 )(Q: Dec. 2023 )
=12560/( ( (51040 - 9628) + (52135 - 9169) )/ 2 )
=12560/( ( 41412 + 42966 )/ 2 )
=12560/42189
=29.77 %

(1) Note: The EBIT data used here is four times the quarterly (Dec. 2023) EBIT data.

* 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) ROCE % Explanation

ROCE % can be especially useful when comparing the performance of capital-intensive companies. Unlike ROE %, which indicates the profitability of Shareholders Equity, ROCE % also considers long-term debt in Capital Employed. This can be helpful when analyzing companies with significant debt, as the result is neutralized by taking debt into consideration.

Generally speaking, a higher ROCE % indicates a stonger profitability for a company. Moreover, it is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective. Investors tend to favor companies with stable and rising ROCE % trend over those with volatile ones.


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Qualcomm (Qualcomm) Business Description

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, 4G, and 5G networks. 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, as well as chips into automotive and Internet of Things markets.
Executives
Cristiano R Amon officer: President 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
James J Cathey officer: Chief Commercial Officer 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Alexander H Rogers officer: EVP & President, QTL 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Neil Martin officer: SVP, Finance and CAO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
James H Thompson officer: EVP, Qualcomm Technologies Inc 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Jeffrey William Henderson director 7000 CARDINAL PLACE, DUBLIN OH 43017
Erin L Polek officer: SVP Corporate Controller & CAO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Akash J. Palkhiwala officer: SVP & Interim CFO 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Ann C Chaplin officer: General Counsel&Corp Secretary 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Donald J Rosenberg officer: EVP, GC & Corporate Secretary QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Brian Modoff officer: EVP, Strategy and M&A 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Gregory N Johnson director C/O INTUIT INC., 2700 COAST AVENUE, MOUNTAIN VIEW CA 94043
Sylvia Acevedo director 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121
Randt Clark T. Jr. director ONE VALMONT PLAZA, 13815 FIRST NATIONAL BANK PARKWAY, OMAHA NE 68154
Jean-pascal Tricoire director 5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, SAN DIEGO CA 92121

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