$QCOM (QUALCOMM Incorporated)

$QCOM {{ '2015-09-15T17:57:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's high-end features goes midrange with the unveiling of Snapdragon 617 & 430 for the midrange/entry-level mobile devices of the future. Both the 617 & 430 use power efficient ARM Cortex A53CPUs in octa-core configurations & also support Quick Charge 3.0. Devices featuring 430 are expected to be available in 2Q16 and 617 before the end of 2015

$AVGO {{ '2017-12-06T22:46:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVGO, which recently had a failed takeover bid of $QCOM, swung to profit in 4Q17, driven by a 33% growth in its Wireless communications segment, which makes smartphone parts and chips for iPhones. Profit was $671MM or $1.50 per share for the quarter, while revenue surged 17% to $4.84Bil. Adjusted EPS jumped 32% to $4.59 per share.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-14T13:39:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's BoD unanimously rejected its rival $AVGO's $103Bil takeover proposal, stating the proposal undervalues $QCOM and comes with significant regulatory uncertainty. $QCOM has a pending $28.1Bil deal with $NXPI that is currently under the regulatory review in Europe.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-06T20:03:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM confirms that it received a non-binding, unsolicited proposal from $AVGO, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of $QCOM for per share consideration of $60.00 in cash and $10.00 in $AVGO stock. The company's BoD said it will review the proposal.

$AVGO {{ '2017-11-06T14:53:05+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chipmaker $AVGO bids to buy $QCOM for $130Bil. $AVGO's proposal would remain whether $QCOM's pending acquisition of NXP Semiconductors is completed on the present disclosed terms of $110 per NXP share or the deal is terminated. Silver Lake Partners to provide $5Bil convertible debt financing commitment letter to $AVGO to support $QCOM transaction.

$AVGO {{ '2017-11-06T14:44:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chipmaker $AVGO bids to buy $QCOM for $130Bil, the largest ever acquisition in the history of technology sector if the deal materializes. Under the proposal, $QCOM shareholders to receive $70 per share of each of its rival's outstanding shares; $60 in cash and $10 in shares. Deal is subject to Hart–Scott–Rodino Act in U.S. and regulatory approvals.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-03T11:16:41+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In FY18, $QCOM expects the device shipment of 3G/4G to be approx. 1.9-2Bil units, up by approx. 8% at midpoint. This reflects continued 3G/4G handset shipment growth in India as well as other regions and above-average growth in 3G/4G non-handsets, primarily in IoT. $QCOM expects mid-single digit percentage growth in global 3G/4G device sales YoY.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-03T11:03:33+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$QCOM reported strong business growth in China during 4Q17. The company raised its share in FY17 with approx. 25% YoY growth in QCT revenues as well as its MSM chip shipments to the Chinese original equipment manufacturers(OEMs).

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-02T18:29:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 1Q18, $QCOM expects its revenue to be about $5.5-6.3Bil. GAAP EPS is expected to be about $0.63-0.73 per share and non-GAAP EPS is expected to be about $0.85-0.95. The company did not include the operating results of the proposed acquisition of $NXPI in the 1Q18 outlook.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-02T18:23:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In order to boost its growth, $QCOM relies on the proposed $39Bil acquisition of $NXPI. The deal that was initially announced on October 27. 2016 continues to face several challenges and is expected to close in early 2018. The company intends to fund the transaction with cash generated from May 2017 debt offering.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-02T18:17:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

iPhone chip supplier $QCOM reported a 89% drop in its 4Q17 profit, crippled by the ongoing legal battle with Apple and a $778MM fine from the Taiwanese regulators. Net income fell to $0.2Bil, or $0.11 per share, from $1.6Bil, or $1.07 per share during 4Q16. Revenue slipped 5% YoY to $5.9Bil. Excluding items, $QCOM earned $0.92 per share,up by 28%.

$QCOM {{ '2017-11-01T22:13:36+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$QCOM QUALCOMM Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q4 2017 highlights

$QCOM {{ '2017-08-25T13:43:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's executive Derek Aberle has decided to leave the company, amid the fierce legal battle with $AAPL, after serving 17 years at the company. As a part of the transition, Alex Rogers,executive vice president and QTL president, will report directly to CEO Steve Mollenkopf.

$QCOM {{ '2017-08-16T20:11:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM announced new Spectra ISPs that is designed with advanced depth-sensing feature as well as improved biometric authentication. The second-generation Spectra ISP is designed for both smartphone as well as head-mounted devices.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T13:05:52+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Through 3Q17, $QCOM returned approx. $3.4Bil to stockholders, including $2.4Bil in dividends paid and $1Bil in share repurchases.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T12:58:00+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

During 3Q17, $QCOM entered into a collaboration with Packet,  a metal cloud provider, to deliver consumable cloud platform based on the its Centriq 2400 processor to be accessed by the software development community.

$AAPL {{ '2017-07-20T12:48:23+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In regard with its battle against $AAPL, $QCOM has filed patent infringement complaints against the iPhone maker with both the International Trade Commission and in Federal Court in the US. The ITC investigation is expected to commence in August and the case will be tried next year.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-20T12:28:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM'S pending $38Bil takeover of NXP Semiconductors is seen as a key strategy to expand its Internet of Things. The smartphone chipmaker expects the combined company to have an annual revenue of more than $30Bil. The transaction, that may face obstacles in the European Union, is expected to close by end of calendar 2017.

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T22:17:33+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$QCOM QUALCOMM Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphics: Q3 2017 highlights

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:27:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

For 4Q17 $QCOM expects its revenue to be in the range of $5.4-6.2Bil. The company expects its diluted EPS to be about $0.55-0.65 and non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $0.75-0.85. This guidance does not include QTL revenues related to the sale of $AAPL products by Apple’s contract manufacturers

$QCOM {{ '2017-07-19T21:23:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$QCOM's 3Q17 results were negatively impacted due to the actions taken by $AAPL's contract manufacturers, who failed to fully report and not pay royalties due on the sales of $AAPL products. Due to this the company did not provide certain metrics of its QTL business, which include total device sales and related estimated ranges of device shipment.

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