qualcomm inc (QCOM) Key Developments
QUALCOMM Incorporated Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended September 28, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year of 2015
Nov 5 14
QUALCOMM Incorporated reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended September 28, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of 6,692 million against $6,480 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,992 million against $1,588 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $2,252 million against $1,821 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $1,893 million against $1,501 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1,894 million against $1,501 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share attributable to the company were $1.11 against $0.86 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $1,619 million against $2,523 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $230 million against $200 million a year ago.
For the full year, the company reported total revenues of $26,487 million against $24,866 million a year ago. Operating income was $7,550 million against $7,230 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $8,778 million against $8,194 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $7,534 million against $6,845 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $7,967 million against $6,853 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share attributable to the company were $4.40 against $3.91 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $8,887 million against $8,778 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $1,185 million against $1,048 million a year ago.
For the first quarter of 2015, the company expects revenues of $6.6 billion to $7.2 billion. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share were expected to be $1.18 to $1.30. GAAP diluted EPS is expected to be $1.00 to $1.12.
For the full year of 2015, the company expects revenues of $26.8 billion to $28.8 billion. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share are expected to be $5.05 to $5.35. Diluted loss attributable to the company is expected to be $0.01. GAAP diluted EPS is expected to be $4.33 to $4.63. Non-GAAP operating income is expected to be in between $9.2 billion to $10.0 billion. GAAP operating income is expected to be in between $7.8 billion to $8.6 billion. The company estimates non-GAAP tax rate to be approximately 17%, higher year-over-year due to business mix, the absence of the federal R&D tax credit and other unique items in 2014.
QUALCOMM Incorporated to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Nov 05, 2014
Oct 16 14
QUALCOMM Incorporated announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 1:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time on Nov 05, 2014
Qualcomm Incorporated Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on December 18, 2014
Oct 16 14
Qualcomm Incorporated announced a quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per common share, payable on December 18, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 1, 2014.
NVIDIA Files Complaints Against Samsung and Qualcomm for Infringing GPU Patents
Sep 4 14
NVIDIA announced that it has filed complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm at the International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court in Delaware, alleging that the companies are both infringing NVIDIA GPU patents covering technology including programmable shading, unified shaders and multithreaded parallel processing. The identified Samsung products include the Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 mobile phones; and the Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab 2 computer tablets. Most of these devices incorporate Qualcomm mobile processors - including the Snapdragon S4, 400, 600, 800, 801 and 805. Others are powered by Samsung Exynos mobile chips, which incorporate ARM's Mali and Imagination Technologies PowerVR GPU cores.
QUALCOMM Incorporated Appoints John Murphy as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, Effective September 2, 2014
Aug 28 14
On August 28, 2014, QUALCOMM Incorporated announced that it appointed John Murphy to serve as its Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Accounting Officer), commencing on September 2, 2014. George S. Davis, the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, also served as the Company's Principal Accounting Officer prior to this appointment. Mr. Murphy, age 46, has served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of DIRECTV Inc. since November 2007, and Vice President and General Auditor of DIRECTV Inc. from October 2004 to November 2007. Previously, he served in various finance and accounting positions at several companies including Experian Group Ltd., JDS Uniphase Corporation, Nestle USA Inc. and Atlantic Richfield Corporation. There was not and is not any arrangement or understanding between Mr. Murphy and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Murphy was selected to this position.