Qualcomm

QCOM-Q

NASDAQ:QCOM

114.50
2.31 (2.06%)
Qualcomm is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services.
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BUY
BUY
August 24, 2020

Qualcomm vs. Intel They hold the patent on the entire cell phone system. They have settled suits with China and Apple and are getting big payments. The stock has moved up nicely. 5G will be a boon for them globally. QCOM will continue to rise. Intel used to be the big leader in microchips until peers have overtaken them. But Intel will catch up, and the stock is now cheaply valued and pays a decent dividend. QCOM is for growth and Intel is a turnaround story. You can buy both.

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August 24, 2020

Qualcomm vs. Intel They hold the patent on the entire cell phone system. They have settled suits with China and Apple and are getting big payments. The stock has moved up nicely. 5G will be a boon for them globally. QCOM will continue to rise. Intel used to be the big leader in microchips until peers have overtaken them. But Intel will catch up, and the stock is now cheaply valued and pays a decent dividend. QCOM is for growth and Intel is a turnaround story. You can buy both.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
August 12, 2020
Chips are typically cyclical, and they're recovering. Scores high on price momentum. Valuation is holding him back. Other companies have better valuations.
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August 12, 2020
Chips are typically cyclical, and they're recovering. Scores high on price momentum. Valuation is holding him back. Other companies have better valuations.
COMMENT
COMMENT
July 21, 2020
Fear of US-China tensions. Chinese semi companies are less advanced than America's. Semis are key in tech and have become strategic. 5G has been put off slightly, delayed into 2021, but QCOM will benefit. China will try to be more dominant in semis, so pay attention to the US-China issue.
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July 21, 2020
Fear of US-China tensions. Chinese semi companies are less advanced than America's. Semis are key in tech and have become strategic. 5G has been put off slightly, delayed into 2021, but QCOM will benefit. China will try to be more dominant in semis, so pay attention to the US-China issue.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
February 26, 2020

Qualcomm Not a fan. The CEO has been very acquisitive. They signed a big deal with Apple; 20% of their revenues come from Apple. He owns no chips stocks. It's a commodity-prone stock. Whose chips are better in this space? He prefers MSFT, Google or CGI, which are more durable.

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February 26, 2020

Qualcomm Not a fan. The CEO has been very acquisitive. They signed a big deal with Apple; 20% of their revenues come from Apple. He owns no chips stocks. It's a commodity-prone stock. Whose chips are better in this space? He prefers MSFT, Google or CGI, which are more durable.

BUY
BUY
January 30, 2020

QCOM vs. MSFT His concern is that a lot of the passive money is driving the price of MSFT. Not cheap, almost 30x forward earnings for an 11-12% growth rate. If you own it, keep it. Or if you have too much, pare back. Qualcomm has done well, starting to outperform with the rest of the semis. Qualcomm trades at 21x with 12% growth rate. If you trim MSFT, you could buy some QCOM. Gets you away from everyone owning the large cap names through ETFs.

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January 30, 2020

QCOM vs. MSFT His concern is that a lot of the passive money is driving the price of MSFT. Not cheap, almost 30x forward earnings for an 11-12% growth rate. If you own it, keep it. Or if you have too much, pare back. Qualcomm has done well, starting to outperform with the rest of the semis. Qualcomm trades at 21x with 12% growth rate. If you trim MSFT, you could buy some QCOM. Gets you away from everyone owning the large cap names through ETFs.

BUY
BUY
January 29, 2020
A fine company that'll be very important to the 5G roll-out. Definitely hold onto this.
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January 29, 2020
A fine company that'll be very important to the 5G roll-out. Definitely hold onto this.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
November 28, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 18/18, Up 63%) Last year was in a big dispute with Apple. Qualcomm owns the technology for the cell phones. Had a nice pop. Sold it. Wouldn't feel uncomfortable owning it here at $90.
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November 28, 2019
(A Top Pick Nov 18/18, Up 63%) Last year was in a big dispute with Apple. Qualcomm owns the technology for the cell phones. Had a nice pop. Sold it. Wouldn't feel uncomfortable owning it here at $90.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
November 13, 2019
This is pricey right now. He just sold out last week around $89.50. He hopes to buy back in the low-$70s. It is a great play into 5G and autonomous driving. There are not many significant players in this space. (Analysts’ price target is $94.20)
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November 13, 2019
This is pricey right now. He just sold out last week around $89.50. He hopes to buy back in the low-$70s. It is a great play into 5G and autonomous driving. There are not many significant players in this space. (Analysts’ price target is $94.20)
BUY
BUY
October 8, 2019
Which 5G stock to buy? Careful with all this hype over new technology. The use could be pushed out to later. QCOM owns a lot of licensing for 5G. Long-term, they will benefit. They are fairly safe.
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October 8, 2019
Which 5G stock to buy? Careful with all this hype over new technology. The use could be pushed out to later. QCOM owns a lot of licensing for 5G. Long-term, they will benefit. They are fairly safe.
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
October 7, 2019
Qualcomm or Cisco? Qualcomm may be breaking its trendline; it's choppy and not for conservative investors. The chart is merely okay. Cisco has rolled over and has consolidated; it's rangebound. If Cisco breaks out of this range, it's very good. At least Qualcomm is in an uptrend, so he slightly favours it.
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October 7, 2019
Qualcomm or Cisco? Qualcomm may be breaking its trendline; it's choppy and not for conservative investors. The chart is merely okay. Cisco has rolled over and has consolidated; it's rangebound. If Cisco breaks out of this range, it's very good. At least Qualcomm is in an uptrend, so he slightly favours it.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
June 26, 2019

There are lots of cross currents with this one. An Apple settlement in April helped the stock price. A court ruling that the company's royalty strategy was illegal and now up the air again. Now China stealing intellectual property from them could be harmful as well.

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June 26, 2019

There are lots of cross currents with this one. An Apple settlement in April helped the stock price. A court ruling that the company's royalty strategy was illegal and now up the air again. Now China stealing intellectual property from them could be harmful as well.

BUY
BUY
May 30, 2019
The issue was that they were accused of monopolistic activities. AAPL-Q settled with them because their switch to INTL-Q did not work out. We have to look through all this noise to realize they are the leader in 5G chips. That is the big deal. This is not an expensive stock and they are the leader in 5G.
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Qualcomm (QCOM-Q)
May 30, 2019
The issue was that they were accused of monopolistic activities. AAPL-Q settled with them because their switch to INTL-Q did not work out. We have to look through all this noise to realize they are the leader in 5G chips. That is the big deal. This is not an expensive stock and they are the leader in 5G.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 22, 2019
He did own, but as the trial date with Apple approached, they decided to exit when they thought the risk became more to the downside. Now the FCC is after them for some of their business practices, so they are staying away. Too volatile for him.
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Qualcomm (QCOM-Q)
May 22, 2019
He did own, but as the trial date with Apple approached, they decided to exit when they thought the risk became more to the downside. Now the FCC is after them for some of their business practices, so they are staying away. Too volatile for him.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 10, 2019
He was short prior to the Apple agreement. Very expensive at 28 times earnings. He would not like it here and would take profit.
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Qualcomm (QCOM-Q)
May 10, 2019
He was short prior to the Apple agreement. Very expensive at 28 times earnings. He would not like it here and would take profit.
BUY
BUY
April 22, 2019
It's an excellent long-term, 5G investment, but he suspects Apple's hand was forced to settle with QCOM last week, because the 5G chip Apple was developing with Intel failed to progress. It's a great settlement for QCOM, which has shot up with room to rise even further . Further, a US-China trade deal will benefit QCOM.
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Qualcomm (QCOM-Q)
April 22, 2019
It's an excellent long-term, 5G investment, but he suspects Apple's hand was forced to settle with QCOM last week, because the 5G chip Apple was developing with Intel failed to progress. It's a great settlement for QCOM, which has shot up with room to rise even further . Further, a US-China trade deal will benefit QCOM.
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Qualcomm(QCOM-Q) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 7

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 2

Total Signals / Votes : 9

Stockchase rating for Qualcomm is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

Qualcomm(QCOM-Q) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Qualcomm stock symbol?

Qualcomm is a American stock, trading under the symbol QCOM-Q on the NASDAQ (QCOM). It is usually referred to as NASDAQ:QCOM or QCOM-Q

Is Qualcomm a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 9 stock analysts published opinions about QCOM-Q. 7 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 2 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Qualcomm.

Is Qualcomm a good investment or a top pick?

Qualcomm was recommended as a Top Pick by Bruce Murray on 2020-08-24. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Qualcomm.

Why is Qualcomm stock dropping?

Earnings reports or recent company news can cause the stock price to drop. Read stock experts’ recommendations for help on deciding if you should buy, sell or hold the stock.

Is Qualcomm worth watching?

9 stock analysts on Stockchase covered Qualcomm In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Qualcomm stock price?

On 2020-09-25, Qualcomm (QCOM-Q) stock closed at a price of $114.5.