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Qualcomm (NAS:QCOM) 50-Day SMA

: $120.77 (As of Today)
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Moving averages are one of the core indicators in technical analysis. A Simple Moving Average (SMA) is simply the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. It is calculated by adding a selected range of prices, usually closing prices, and then dividing that figure by the number of time periods in that range.

The 50-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days. And the 20-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days and 200 days separately.

As of today (2023-02-06), Qualcomm's 50-Day SMA is $120.77. It's 20-Day SMA is $126.22 and 200-Day SMA is $128.73.


Competitive Comparison

For the Semiconductors subindustry, Qualcomm's 50-Day SMA, along with its competitors' market caps and 50-Day SMA 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 50-Day SMA Distribution

For the Semiconductors industry and Technology sector, Qualcomm's 50-Day SMA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Qualcomm's 50-Day SMA falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the 50-Day SMA's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Qualcomm  (NAS:QCOM) 50-Day SMA Calculation

The formula for calculating SMA is:

SMA=( P1 + P2 + ... + Pn ) / n

where:
Pn is the price of the stock at period n.
n is the total number of periods.

* 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) 50-Day SMA Explanation

Simple Moving Average (SMA) is the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. The 20-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days. And the 50-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days and 200 days separately. SMAs are often used to determine the price trend direction. A 200-Day SMA is usually a proxy for the long-term trend, while shorter periods indicate short-term trend.

SMA are commonly compared with stock price or different period SMAs to indicate a trading signal. Generally speaking, if the price goes above the SMA, or a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA, an uptrend is expected, investors may want to go long or cover short. Conversely, if the price goes below the SMA, or the short-term SMA crosses below a long-term SMA, a downtrend is expected, investors may want to go short or exit long.

Two popular trading patterns that use SMA include the death cross and a golden cross. A death cross occurs when the 50-day SMA crosses below the 200-day SMA. This is considered a bearish signal, that further losses are in store. The golden cross is a bullish signal which occurs when a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA.


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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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