Analysts Say Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Can Really Get To $167.70 In 12 Months

In recent trading session, Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) saw 1.8 million shares changing hands at last check today with its beta currently measuring 1.26. Company’s recent per share price level of $128.95 trading at $0.25 or 0.19% at last check today assigns it a market valuation of $143.52B. That most recent trading price of QCOM’s stock is at a discount of -8.52% from its 52-week high price of $139.94 and is indicating a premium of 21.31% from its 52-week low price of $101.47. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 9.39 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 8.01 million if we extend that period to 3-months.

For Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of an Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 1.85. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 33 analysts covering the stock, 1 rated the stock as a Sell while 6 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 9 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 17 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $2.17 in the current quarter.

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Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) trade information

Upright in the green today for gaining 0.19%, in the last five days QCOM remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Thursday, 11/16/23 when the stock touched $128.95 price level, adding 1.09% to its value on the day. Qualcomm, Inc.’s shares saw a change of 17.29% in year-to-date performance and have moved 3.82% in past 5-day. Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) showed a performance of 15.88% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 14.22 million shares which calculate 2.03 days to cover the short interests.

Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $138.72 to the stock, which implies a rise of 7.04% to its recent value today. Analysts have been projecting $100.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $167.70. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -30.05% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a gain of 22.45% for stock’s current value.

Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) estimates and forecasts

Statistics highlight that Qualcomm, Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added 21.81% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 7.59% while that of industry is 8.20. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2023. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decrease by -8.40% in the current quarter and calculating -4.20% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 5.90% from the last financial year’s standing.

20 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $8.75 billion for the same. And 20 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $8.52 billion in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2024.

In 2023, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 9.99% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 6.46%.

QCOM Dividends

Qualcomm, Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between January 31 and February 05 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.

Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)’s Major holders

Insiders are in possession of 0.08% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 76.13 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 76.19%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 76.13% institutions for Qualcomm, Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc is the top institutional holder at QCOM for having 110.23 million shares of worth $13.12 billion. And as of Jun 29, 2023, it was holding 10.02% of the company’s outstanding shares.

The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 85.09 million shares on Jun 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 7.74% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $10.13 billion.

On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Jun 29, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 34.73 million shares of worth $4.13 billion or 3.16% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 26.52 million shares on Jun 29, 2023, making its stake of worth around $3.16 billion in the company or a holder of 2.41% of company’s stock.

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