QCOM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Look Out Intel, Here Come Qualcomm Server Chips

    October 9, 2015
    Nearly a year after Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced its intentions to enter the ARM server CPU market, the chipmaker has ...
  2. Facebook's Giant Profit Opportunity in Africa

    October 8, 2015
    Facebook wants to bring the Internet to sub-Saharan Africa, where 209 million people could come online in the coming years.
  3. Qualcomm to Give Mobile Devices a Quick Charge

    September 16, 2015
    Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) thinks your smartphone needs more battery life. On Tuesday, the company unveiled Quick Charge 3. ...
  4. ARM Holdings "Accelerates" Into China IoT Market

    September 8, 2015
    Chip designer ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH) recently partnered up with Chinese company Thundersoft, an Android core technology ...
  5. Investing in the Inner Workings of the Internet

    September 7, 2015
    A guide for investors looking to bet on the companies that enable the Internet's inner workings
  6. Qualcomm Sells Its U.K. Spectrum to Vodafone

    August 19, 2015
    Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), the largest mobile chipmaker in the world, has completed the sale of its L-Band spectrum (1452 ...
  7. 20 Stocks With The Highest Exposure To China's Lagging Economy

    August 11, 2015
    Investors woke up on Tuesday to a surprise move in China as the country's central bank, The People's Bank of China, devalued ...
  8. Can a New Qualcomm Emerge From the Ashes?

    July 23, 2015
    Expectations were already low leading up to Qualcomm's (NASDAQ: QCOM) fiscal Q3 earnings release on July 22. Though Qualcomm ...
  9. AppliedMicro Gains Another Microserver Ally

    July 22, 2015
    TSMC, the largest pure-play foundry in the world, recently announced the deployment of Hewlett-Packard Moonshot servers ...
  10. Qualcomm Rumored to Cut Nearly 4,000 Jobs

    July 21, 2015
    When Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced its dismal fiscal 2015 second quarter earnings on April 22nd, which included a whopping ...
  11. European Regulator Opens Qualcomm Investigations

    July 17, 2015
    Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) has attracted the wrong kind of interest from an overseas regulator. The European Commission announced ...
  12. Canaccord Lowers Android, Qualcomm, BlackBerry And China Smartphone ...

    July 8, 2015
    In multiple reports published Tuesday, Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley lowered his 2015 global smartphone estimates ...
  13. Cisco to Invest $10 Billion in China

    July 7, 2015
    Networking giant Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) recently pledged to invest over $10 billion in China over the next few years in a ...
  14. Apple's Critical Acquisition, Google-Tesla Merger Debunked And ...

    May 30, 2015
    The final full week of May closed with a surprise acquisition, unexpected rumors and hints of things to come from the world's ...
  15. 5 Things Qualcomm's Management Wants You to Know

    May 15, 2015
    Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), widely known as the leading vendor of mobile chips, has seen its stock price decline just over ...
  16. Coupling Cross-Verification With Trading Tricks

    May 10, 2015
    Cross-verification identifies the convergence of unrelated technical information at a narrow price level.
  17. Watch For These Chart Pattern Breakouts Right Now

    May 6, 2015
    These stocks are near chart pattern breakout points, indicating potential trend reversals ahead.
  18. Is Qualcomm the Biggest Bargain in Tech?

    April 30, 2015
    Shares of Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM), the leading provider of mobile processors and the owner of much of the technology behind ...
  19. Are Qualcomm's Chip Woes Just a Speed Bump?

    April 24, 2015
    Chipmaker Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) announced it is, yet again, lowering its financial outlook for its chip business. This ...
  20. Is Now The Time to Buy Micron Technology Stock?

    April 22, 2015
    Micron Technology stock prices may rise as global computing demands increase.
  21. Is Qualcomm's Mobile Dominance Coming to an End?

    April 13, 2015
    One of the biggest winners of the mobile revolution has been Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM). The company vaulted past its semiconductor-producing ...
  22. Qualcomm's New Buyback Program Is Well-Timed

    March 11, 2015
    Qualcomm announced after market close on Monday that they had approved a new stock buyback program, authorizing to repurchase ...
  23. How Promising Is Qualcomm's Snapdragon Sense ID?

    March 6, 2015
    Biometric security is all the rage these days, as tech companies big and small gradually work their way toward making antiquated ...
  24. What Are Qualcomm’s Latest Tech Products?

    March 3, 2015
    Qualcomm has a track record of solid execution, it delivers best-in-class products, and it has built strong relationships ...
  25. Internet.org: What It Is and How It Works

    February 13, 2015
    Basic Internet access remains out of reach for many in developing nations. Internet.org aims to bring basic Internet access ...
  26. The Future of Qualcomm's Stock

    January 14, 2015
    Qualcomm is a leader in a competitive market, but there are still significant risks to investing in its stock.
  27. The Internet Of Things In 2015

    January 9, 2015
    By now, the internet has made its way into nearly all of our homes and via mobile devices into our pockets. Technology think-tank ...
  28. Facebook's Quest For Relevance Leads To New Tech

    December 11, 2014
    the seed from which Facebook sprouted was an immature, perhaps even tacky website that allowed the student community to vote ...
  29. Qualcomm Bucks Short Interest Trend In Semiconductor Stocks

    December 11, 2014
  30. Who are Qualcomm's (QCOM) main competitors?

    December 9, 2014
    Learn about Qualcomm's different operating segments and its competitors in each segment, such as Texas Instruments, Nokia ...
  31. How You Depend On Qualcomm Every Day

    October 14, 2014
    You may not know it, but you probably depend on a Qualcomm product just about every day. Here's how.
  32. Inside Intel: A Look At The Mega Chipmaker

    October 2, 2014
    There's a very good chance that you've utilized an Intel chip today. Here's how the chipmaker became so ubiquitous.
  33. Still More Gains Ahead For Semiconductor Makers

    September 19, 2014
    As investors run to the latest tech innovation, the semis are hard at work. Demand for chips continues to rise making them ...
  34. How Will Qualcomm Weather The Storm?

    May 6, 2014
    Companies like Qualcomm Inc. that build critical smartphone components don't have the privilege of resting on their laurels. ...
  35. Broadcom Paying A High Price To Stay In Mobile

    April 25, 2014
    Financial results from Irvine, Calif.-based Broadcom remain frustrating. While its networking business is rolling and broadband ...
  36. Intel Working Through A Difficult Transition

    April 11, 2014
    Chip giant Intel continues to work through a challenge that most leading tech companies fac in their corporate lives – what ...
  37. Trading the Channel Bounce

    April 9, 2014
    In strong trend channels, a bounce off support indicates buying opportunities as the channels continue.
  38. Ten Money Managers Worth Following

    December 23, 2013
    Generally speaking, most retail investors along with the media outlets tend to closely follow the moves of well-known investors ...
  39. Barron's Recap: Underestimating Sirius XM

    November 23, 2013
    This weekend in Barron's online: a look at Sirius XM, the prospects for retailers this holiday shopping season, a small ...
  40. Short Sellers Pile On Applied Materials and STMicroelectronics ...

    October 26, 2013
    Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest ...
  41. Marvell – Unicorn Of The Chip Space?

    August 23, 2013
    Marvell's gaining share and showing good growth in multiple challenging sectors
  42. Nvidia's Core May Be Strong, But Tegra Is Getting Expensive

    August 12, 2013
    Weak performance in Tegra makes it hard to like Nvidia's strategy
  43. Fear Dominating The Broadcom Story

    July 29, 2013
    Broadcom has been hammered on market share worries, but the long-term impact may not be so severe
  44. So Long, Spreadtrum

    July 12, 2013
    The identity of Spreadtrum's buyer is a little different, but buying the share-leader in chips for low-end smartphones is ...
  45. Reports Of TSMC's Imminent Demise May Be Greatly Exaggerated

    July 8, 2013
    Intel will be a serious competitor in the fab space, but TSMC isn't exactly helpless
  46. Short Sellers Jump on ARM Holdings, Broadcom (AMAT, ARMH, BRCM)

    June 26, 2013
    Among the semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: BRCM) saw the most significant rise in short interest between ...
  47. Will Chatter Around Samsung Shipments Spook Components Stocks?

    June 7, 2013
    Weaker sales of the Galaxy S4 could put a few potholes in the road for Samsung's suppliers.
  48. Avago's Beat-And-Raise Speaks To A Strong Story

    May 30, 2013
    Avago's strong market share and multiple product opportunities make it an appealing stock today.
  49. Marvell Unloved, But Does That Mean Undervalued?

    May 24, 2013
    Marvell has a lot of doubters, but also a history of building solid market share in multiple markets.
  50. Nvidia Still Too Cheap, And Still Very Controversial

    May 10, 2013
    Investors aren't sold on Nvidia's strategy, and that shows in the stock price.
  51. Broadcom Has To Play Offense And Defense

    May 7, 2013
    Broadcom has multiple appealing growth opportunities, but also competitive challenges to address.
  52. Are Market Factors Pushing Qualcomm Into The Penalty Box?

    April 25, 2013
    Qualcomm's stumble on lower ASPs could make for a rocky summer.
  53. Texas Instruments Not Quite In The Clear Yet

    April 23, 2013
    TI's outlook is improving, but core market growth is still lagging.
  54. Intel – A Bond's Downside And A Stock's Upside?

    April 17, 2013
    With only decent earnings being reported, Intel must reignite growth to see meaningful capital appreciation.
  55. 3 ETFs To Play The Semiconductor Rally

    February 12, 2013
    These ETFs are a great way to profit from the semiconductor rally.
  56. ON Semiconductor Seems To Have Found Bottom

    February 12, 2013
    ON is looking better on both growth and margin potential.
  57. Broadcom Stumbles, But The Street Forgives

    February 5, 2013
    We can forgive Broadcom for a mild stumble in guidance.
  58. Forget Apple Vs. Samsung, Qualcomm Wins Either Way

    February 1, 2013
    Qualcomm continues to deliver on its awesome IP estate.
  59. Apple Has Room To Get Worse Before Getting Better

    January 28, 2013
    Apple could take additional bruises before recovering.
  60. Broadcom's Analyst Day Supports The Bulls

    December 10, 2012
    Broadcom seems to be lengthening its lead on its wannabe rivals.
  61. Wall Street Still Isn't Buying Nvidia's Story, But Should You?

    November 13, 2012
    Nvidia is making progress in mobile, but Wall Street doesn't believe it will last. However the stock makes for an interesting ...
  62. Qualcomm Offers Some Rare Outpeformance In Chips

    November 8, 2012
    Qualcomm continues to leverage its strong technology into segment-leading growth
  63. Does Maxim Offer Something For Everybody?

    October 26, 2012
    Maxim is gaining share in mobile, but the next few quarters could be tricky.
  64. Apple Throws Everything Into Question For Audience

    September 10, 2012
    News that Apple won't use Audience's technology in the next iPhone devastates the shares.
  65. Nvidia Appears To Have A Lot To Prove

    August 13, 2012
    Nvidia seems undervalued on its growth prospects. If the company can grow 5 to 6% over the next decade, these shares ought ...
  66. ASML Gets TSMC To Sign On The Dotted Line

    August 9, 2012
    As expected, Taiwan Semiconductor takes a stake in ASML.
  67. Where Are Inex Funds Now?

    June 19, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  68. Broadcom Worth A Look

    May 7, 2012
    Even a conservative projection for Broadcom points to a fair value in the $40s and enough undervaluation to make these shares ...
  69. Index Funds, Where Are We Now?

    April 30, 2012
    Take a news break to understand how major indexes have performed since the beginning of the year.
  70. ARM Holdings Looks Way Ahead Of Itself

    April 26, 2012
    While ARM is likely to continue to be quite successful as a company, the inroads made by Intel might come at the cost of ...
  71. Nokia Knocked Down Again

    April 13, 2012
    Nokia warned the Street on Wednesday that its financial results for the first and second quarters were going to be dismal. ...
  72. Investors Can Do Better Than Taiwan Semiconductor

    March 20, 2012
    Taiwan Semiconductor will likely track the chip sector for better or worse.
  73. If You Bought These Stocks 20 Years Ago, You'd Be Filthy Rich

    March 14, 2012
    Count yourself lucky if you bought these stocks.
  74. Stocks To Buy On A Market Sell-Off

    March 8, 2012
    A market pullback will create a buying opportuntiy for some of the top performing stocks.
  75. PMC-Sierra May Have More Growth In Store

    February 9, 2012
    PMC-Sierra's guidance is a disappointment, but the recovery potential looks good.
  76. Qualcomm's Growth Story Far From Over

    February 6, 2012
    Qualcomm moves from strength to strength.
  77. 3 DRIPs with Gusher Potential in 2012

    January 27, 2012
    Generally speaking, tech stocks don’t come to mind when you think of stocks for dividend reinvestment, but these three are ...
  78. Qualcomm Still Adds Up

    November 8, 2011
    Qualcomm has growth, value and market leadership.
  79. How to Trade the Smartphone Craze

    November 7, 2011
    Smartphone growth may struggle to maintain its torrid pace, but there are still several compelling stock plays in the sector, ...
  80. A Good Opportunity In Broadcom

    April 28, 2011
    Investors should not be scared off by weak guidance and should take advantage of BRCM's pullback.
  81. Can Maxim Outgrow Its Cycle?

    January 25, 2011
    Maxim's growth looks stronger now, but investors should watch those lead times carefully.
  82. Verizon Finally Adds The iPhone

    January 14, 2011
    Verizon made the long-expected announcement that it will become a carrier for the iPhone. What will be the impact of this?
  83. Index Funds: How Well Did They Do In 2010?

    January 7, 2011
    Many portfolio have index funds as their core holdings. Check out how well they performed in 2010.
  84. 5 Communication Stocks Worth Watching

    January 6, 2011
    Find out why these five communications companies are worth keeping an eye on as potential investment purchases.
  85. 2010: The Year In Chips

    December 29, 2010
    Can chip stocks extend the rally to a new peak in 2011?
  86. AT&T Ramps Up Its 4G Build Out

    December 23, 2010
    AT&T has agreed to purchase nearly $2 billion of wireless spectrum to expand capacity to its planned 4G network.
  87. Smartphone Revolution: There's An ETF For That

    November 4, 2010
    As these devices continue to become the standard choice with regards mobile phones, companies all along the value chain will ...
  88. 4 Companies To Watch This Earnings Season

    October 20, 2010
    As earnings season gears up, there are a few companies that financial experts are watching.
  89. Looking Ahead To Four Chip Stock Earnings Reports

    October 8, 2010
    While these earnings reports don't give the whole story, they're a good indicator as to the direction in which the chip market ...
  90. 5 Stocks From McDonald's Portfolio

    April 27, 2010
    Take a look inside the profit sharing and savings portfolio McDonald's runs for its employees.
  91. Investors Hang Up On Qualcomm

    April 26, 2010
    Shares nosedive on a weaker-than-expected outlook for Qualcomm.
  92. Diversification Alone Is Not Enough

    April 9, 2009
    Opinions on the number of stocks for a diversified portfolio vary, but locking in low expenses leaves little room for disagreement.
  93. Nokia Redistributes The Chips (NOK)

    August 16, 2007
    Three new companies are getting a chance to make chips for Nokia phones. Will this balance the game?
  94. Qualcomm's Legal Problems Loom Large (QCOM)

    August 9, 2007
    Disputes with with Broadcom and Nokia are heating up. Investors beware, high litigation costs could be coming.
  95. Eyeball To Eyeball

    July 10, 2006
    While Nokia and Qualcomm have been standing off, neither seems ready to back down.
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