Qualcomm, Inc.

Qualcomm, Inc.

Qualcomm, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1991

Headquarters

5775 MOREHOUSE DRIVE, AO-110P, SAN DIEGO, CA, 92121

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

41K

Industries

Electrical Products
Semiconductors
Equipment & Office Supplies
Wireless Telecommunications
IT Consulting & Services
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Computer Software

Company Description

QUALCOMM, Inc. engages in the development, design, and provision of digital telecommunications products and services. It operates through the following segments: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), Qualcomm Technology Licensing (QTL), and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI). The QCT segment develops and supplies integrated circuits and system software based on technologies for the use in voice and data communications, networking, application processing, multimedia, and global positioning system products. The QTL segment grants licenses and provides rights to use portions of the firm's intellectual property portfolio. The QSI segment focuses on opening new or expanding opportunities for its technologies and supporting the design and introduction of new products and services for voice and data communications. The company was founded by Franklin P. Antonio, Adelia A. Coffman, Andrew Cohen, Klein Gilhousen, Irwin Mark Jacobs, Andrew J. Viterbi, and Harvey P. White in July 1985 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

President & Chief Executive Officer-Elect

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Chief Diversity Officer & Vice President, Human Resources

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President & President of Europe

Vice Chairman

Board of Directors

Former Vice President-Sales & Business Development at Signio, Inc.

Director-Chicago Northwest Indiana Board at Teach for America, Inc.

Former Executive Vice President, Technology Solutions Group at HP, Inc.

Former President at Cardinal Health Systems, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment

Operating Partner at Amzak Capital Management LLC

Vice Chairman at Comcast Holdings Corp.

Member, Customer Advisory Board & CIO, Strategy Exchange at Sutter Hill Ventures LLC

Director at Austin Community Foundation for the Capital Area, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Qualcomm, Inc.

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Price Associates uses a complex and multifaceted approach to investment analysis and asset management decisions. They integrate ESG factors into their investment research process. The firm focuses on the ESG factors they consider most likely to have a material impact on the performance of securities in client accounts. Price Associates also focuses on their analytical process on three areas of research: the industry, the contracts issued, and the creditworthiness of each individual issuer.

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FMR may use a variety of methods of security analysis in managing client assets to select investments including fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and cyclical analysis. They may also use general macro-economic analysis as a component of its security analysis methods. In addition to relying on public financial statement information, the firm may use extensive corporate visits and interviews with issuer management teams in conducting research. When it comes to the management of the client assets according to the investment objectives, FMR may use a variety of investment strategies including, but not limited to, investing in stocks and other public and private equity securities, bonds and other debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities, real estate related investments of all types, derivatives, currency spot and forward trading, other investment funds, including exchange traded funds and FMR’s or its affiliates’ central funds. They may also engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

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PRIMECAP Management aims to provide superior long-term investment results by utilizing fundamental research and bottom-up stock picking to construct portfolios. The firm looks for stocks that will outperform the market over a three to five-year horizon. PRIMECAP Management does not have a committee or small group that decides on whether or not to invest in an idea. Each portfolio manager makes an individual decision whether or not to invest in new ideas.

Recent Transactions
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Strategic Partners Fund Solutions Advisors LP, Francisco Partners Management LP, AIMS Petershill purchase Capsule Technologies, Inc. from Qualcomm, Inc.

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Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., Qualcomm, Inc. purchase Scyfer BV

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Qualcomm, Inc. purchases InnoPath Software, Inc.

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Advised onQualcomm, Inc. purchases Technology Development Group from Tellit Communications Ltd

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Advised onFrancisco Partners Management LP, Strategic Partners Fund Solutions Advisors LP, AIMS Petershill purchase Capsule Technologies, Inc. from Qualcomm, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
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Jibe, Inc. provides cloud-based recruiting technology solutions that make recruiting about people, not process. Its recruiting platform simplifies job distribution, enables mobile recruiting, turns data into decisions, engages the passive candidate, optimizes the candidate experience and referral process and leverages social networks. The company was founded by Joe Essenfeld in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Co-Chair of the Tax Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Chairman Emeritus at Cooley LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Clients

Kyocera Corp. engages in the design, development, production, manufacture and sale electronic equipment. It operates through the following segments: Fine Ceramics, Semiconductor Components, Applied Ceramic Products, Electronic Devices, Telecommunications Equipment, Information Equipment and Others. The Fine Ceramics segment provides components for semiconductor processing equipment, flat panel display manufacturing equipment, information and telecommunication, general industrial machinery, sapphire substrates, and automotive. The Semiconductor Components segment caters ceramic packages for crystal and saw devices, ceramic metal oxide semiconductor/charge coupled device image sensor ceramic packages, large scale integration ceramic packages, wireless communication device packages, optical communication device packages and components, and organic multilayer packages. The Applied Ceramic Products segment handles the residential and commercial use solar power generating systems, solar cells and modules, cutting tools, micro drills, medical and dental implants, and jewelry and applied ceramic products. The Electronic Devices segment offers ceramic capacitors, tantalum capacitors, saw devices, radio frequency modules, electromagnetic interference filters, clock oscillators, crystal units, ceramic resonators, optical low pass filters, connectors, thermal print heads, inkjet print heads, amorphous silicon photoreceptor drums, liquid crystal displays, and touch panel. The Telecommunications Equipment segment markets mobile phones, and personal handy phone system handsets and base stations. The Information Equipment segment distributes monochrome and color printers, multifunctional products, wide format systems, document solutions, application software, and supplies. The Others segment administers information systems and telecommunication services, engineering business, management consulting business, epoxy molding compounds for semiconductor encapsulation, electrical insulators, flexible printed circuit sheet materials, synthetic resin molded parts, realty development business, and light emitting diode lighting systems. The company was founded by Kazuo Inamori on April 1, 1959 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

Xiaomi Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of smartphone, hardware and software products. Its business covers power bank, audio, camera and lifestyle. Xiaomi doing business through three business segments-Hardware, E-commerce & New Retail and Internet services. Its products include power bank pro, headphones, in-ear headphones pro, bluetooth headset basic with dock, bluetooth speaker, sphere camera, home security camera, action camera, robot builder, electric scooter, bedside lamp, and body composition scale. The company was founded by Jun Lei, Bin Lin, Wan Qiang Li, Feng Hong, De Liu, Chuan Wang, and Jiang Ji Huang on March 3, 2010 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Rakuten, Inc. engages in the business of Internet services. It operates through the following segments: Internet Services, FinTech, and Mobile. The Internet Services segment manages e-commerce (EC), online cash-back, travel booking, and portal and digital content sites. The FinTech segment provides services over the internet related to banking and securities, credit cards, life insurance, and electronic money. The Mobile segment manages messaging and communication services and sale of mobile devices. The company was founded by Hiroshi Mikitani on February 7, 1997 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
$175B
Total Enterprise Value
$137B
Earnings Per Share
$4.52
Revenue
$23.5B
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
17.87x
TEVNet Income
26.3x
Enterprise Value / Sales
5.81x
Debt TEV
0.12x
EBITDAMargin
32.38%
EBITDA
$7.62B
Total Debt
$16.4B
Total Equity
$6.08B
Net Profit
$5.2B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.82%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$5,000 - $10K
2019
Political Donations
$2,500
2014
$250
2014
$1,000
2014
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HMD Global Oy manufactures mobile devices under the Nokia brand. Its products include phones, smartphones and tablets. The company was founded by Florian Seiche, Jean-Francois Baril and Samuel W.L. Chin in 2016 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

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VOA Educação is a Brazilian company located in Rio de Janeiro that develops educational software application for students. The firm was founded by Tiago Nieves.

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Young Zone Culture (Shanghai) Co., Ltd engages in development, consulting, provision of services of computer softwares and hardwares, animations, and games. The company was founded by Neo Hsiung on Decemeber 4, 2009 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Harik Shazeer Labs

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Founder at The Thiel Foundation

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LLP Designated Member at Red Kite Capital Management LLP

Suppliers
LOGIC Devices, Inc. Appliances & Electronics | Sunnyvale, California

LOGIC Devices, Inc. operates as a fabless semiconductor company, which engages in development and sale of digital integrated circuits. Its products include enable video display, transport, editing, composition, special effects, and the high performance and high density storage of electronic information. The company was founded by William J. Volz in April 1983 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Computer Hardware | Suwon, South Korea

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacturing and selling of electronics and computer peripherals. The company operates through following business divisions: Consumer Electronics, Information Technology & Mobile Communications and Device Solutions. The Consumer Electronics business division provides cable television, monitor, printer, air-conditioners, refrigerators, washing machines and medical devices. The Information Technology & Mobile Communications business division offers handheld products, communication systems, computers and digital cameras. The Device Solutions business division comprises of memory, system large scale integrated circuit and light emitting diode. The company was founded on January 13, 1969 and is headquartered in Suwon, South Korea.

United Microelectronics Corp. Medical Support Services | Taiwan

United Microelectronics Corp UMC is a leading global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced technology and manufacturing for applications spanning every major sector of the IC industry. UMC's robust foundry solutions allow chip designers to leverage the company's leading-edge processes, which include 28nm poly-SiON and gate-last High-K/Metal Gate technology, mixed signal/RFCMOS, and a wide range of specialty technologies. Production is supported through 10 wafer manufacturing facilities that include two advanced 300mm fabs; Fab 12A in Taiwan and Singapore-based Fab 12i. Fab 12A consists of Phases 1-4 which are in production for customer products down to 28nm. Construction is underway for Phases 5&6, with future plans for Phases 7&8. The company employs over 13,000 people worldwide and has offices in Taiwan, Japan, China, Singapore, Europe, and the United States. The Industry Leader Founded in 1980 as Taiwan's first semiconductor company, UMC led the development of the commercial semiconductor industry in Taiwan. It was the first local company to offer foundry services, as well as the first semiconductor company to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (1985). UMC is responsible for many local industry innovations, including the introduction of the employee share bonus system, often credited as a primary factor in the development of a prominent electronics industry in Taiwan. UMC also enables customers to access complete supply chain information online through the MyUMC online service portal, an industry first when it was introduced in 1998. Back to Top Leading Foundry Solutions UMC is committed to the timely delivery of leading-edge solutions that serve the specific and unique requirements of our customers in the face of today's advanced applications. UMC collaborates closely with customers as well as partners throughout the entire supply chain, including equipment, EDA tool, and IP vendors to work synergistically towards each customer's SoC silicon success. We also possess the required knowledge in system design and architecture necessary to properly integrate customer designs with advanced process technologies and IP. The result is a greater chance of first pass silicon success for today's SoC designs. UMC's comprehensive foundry solutions start from a common logic-based platform, where designers can choose the process technology and transistor options that best fit their application. From there, technologies such as RFCMOS and embedded Flash can be used to further fine-tune the process for customers' individual needs. Furthermore, as IP has become a critical resource for today's SoCs, we have worked to provide basic design building blocks as well as more complex IP that are optimized for portability and cost, developed both internally and from third-party partners. With advanced technology, a broad IP portfolio, system knowledge, and advanced 300mm manufacturing, UMC offers comprehensive solutions that help customers deliver successful results in a timely fashion. Back to Top World-Class Manufacturing UMC is a 300mm manufacturing leader with two advanced 300mm fabs in operation. Fab 12A in Tainan, Taiwan has been in volume production for customer products since 2002 and is currently manufacturing the industry's most advanced 28nm products. Fab 12A's production capacity is currently over 50,000 wafers per month. UMC's second 300mm fab, Fab 12i, is located in Singapore's Pasir Ris Wafer Park. This second-generation 300mm facility is also in volume production, with capacity at 45,000 wafers per month. The advanced automation, mature defect density, and competitive cycle times along with a customer-driven capacity expansion plan enable UMC to be the foundry of choice for customers' manufacturing needs. In addition the company has seven 8-inch fabs and one 6-inch fab that manufacture products targeting every major sector of the semiconductor industry. Back to Top Comprehensive Services UMC's core services as a pure play foundry involve delivering the world's leading-edge technology through advanced research & development while providing the most advanced manufacturing capabilities. This includes 28nm production and 300mm wafer fabs in Taiwan and Singapore. In addition, UMC employs a comprehensive IP program, protected by a security policy to guard the intellectual property rights of our customers and vendors. View UMC's complete Foundry Solutions, or for other foundry services and general customer engagement procedure, please refer to the company's Service Flow chart

Competitors
Texas Instruments Incorporated Semiconductors - Dallas, Texas

Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the design and manufacture semiconductor solutions for analog and digital embedded and application processing. It operates through the following segments: Analog, and Embedded Processing. The Analog segment semiconductors change real-world signals, such as sound, temperature, pressure or images, by conditioning them, amplifying them and often converting them to a stream of digital data that can be processed by other semiconductors, such as embedded processors. The Embedded Processing segment designed to handle specific tasks and can be optimized for various combinations of performance, power and cost, depending on the application. The company was founded by Cecil H. Green, Patrick Eugene Haggerty, John Erik Jonsson and Eugene McDermott in 1930and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

NVIDIA Corp. Semiconductors - Santa Clara, CA

NVIDIA Corp. engages in the design and manufacture of computer graphics processors, chipsets, and related multimedia software. It operates through the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and Tegra Processor segments. The GPU segment comprises of product brands, which aims specialized markets including GeForce for gamers; Quadro for designers; Tesla and DGX for AI data scientists and big data researchers; and GRID for cloud-based visual computing users. The Tegra Processor segment integrates an entire computer onto a single chip, and incorporates GPUs and multi-core CPUs to drive supercomputing for autonomous robots, drones, and cars, as well as for consoles and mobile gaming and entertainment devices. The company was founded by Jen-Hsun Huang, Chris A. Malachowsky, and Curtis R. Priem in January 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Qorvo, Inc. Semiconductors - Greensboro, NC

Qorvo, Inc. engages in the provision of core technologies and radio frequency solutions for mobile, infrastructure, and aerospace or defense applications. It operates through the following reportable segments: Mobile Products and Infrastructure & Defense Products. The Mobile Products segment supplies of RF solutions that perform various functions in the increasingly complex cellular radio front end section of smartphones and other cellular devices. The Infrastructure & Defense Products segment supplier of RF solutions that support diverse global applications, including ubiquitous high-speed network connectivity to the cloud, data center communications, rapid internet connectivity throughout the home and workplace, and upgraded military capabilities across the globe. The firm's products include amplifiers, control products, discrete transistors and integrated circuits, filters and duplexers, frequency converters, integrated modules, optical components, oscillators, passives and switches. The company was founded on December 13, 2013 and is headquartered in Greensboro, NC.

Awards & Honors
Rank #110
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #110
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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