|Bid||47.48 x 800|
|Ask||47.49 x 2200|
|Day's Range||47.01 - 48.10|
|52 Week Range||42.04 - 57.60|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.80|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||17.12|
|Earnings Date||Jan 24, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.20 (2.49%)|
|1y Target Est||54.91|
Intel isn't about to let Qualcomm claim a lengthy lead in 5G mobile chipsets. It supports LTE and earlier technologies, too, so device makers won't need to have two chips consuming extra space and battery life.
San Jose-based eBay Inc. is ending a company policy that forced employees into private arbitration in cases of sexual harassment at work, BuzzFeed reports.
Despite lofty valuations and the recent stock market carnage, big U.S. stocks see a dramatic surge in sales and profits this earnings season.
In 2016, South Korea’s antitrust regulators required Qualcomm to license its technology to competitors. Qualcomm’s management keeps reiterating that it’s looking to resolve the licensing issue with Apple, but a Reuters article citing a source familiar with the matter has stated that a settlement is nowhere in sight. Apple ditched Qualcomm’s modem in favor of Intel’s (INTC) modem for its 2018 iPhone models, which would slash more than $750 million from Qualcomm’s chipset revenue in the first quarter of fiscal 2019.
Concerns regarding global growth slowdown fueled by slump of crude oil prices, lower guidance from technology companies and surge in U.S. dollar are the primary causes behind the recent volatility.
Semiconductor stocks have been battered by recent market-wide volatility and concerns that the industry's strong cycle is nearing its end. But buying opportunities are still present as valuations become more attractive and secular growth trends remain.
Qualcomm’s (QCOM) legal department has been pretty busy handling the lawsuits related to its licensing model. Qualcomm’s SEPs facilitate interoperability, which means users of two different telecommunications carriers can message and call each other. On November 6, US Federal Court Judge Lucy Koh gave a preliminary ruling that Qualcomm should license some of these SEPs to rivals such as Intel (INTC).
Qualcomm (QCOM) has been looking to settle its legal and regulatory issues, and it has achieved success in some of its efforts. The latest preliminary ruling among several Qualcomm lawsuits was by the US FTC (Federal Trade Commission). In early 2017, the FTC had accused Qualcomm of antitrust issues.
In this TechFlash interview, Lisa Lambert talks about why she left Intel several years ago and why she thinks cleantech is a good area to invest, 10 years after a bubble of Silicon Valley activity in the sector burst.