| Qualcomm is engaged in the development and commercialization of foundational technologies for the wireless industry. Co.'s segments include: Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, which is a developer and supplier of integrated circuits and system software based on code division multiple access, orthogonal frequency division multiple access and other technologies; Qualcomm Technology Licensing, which grants licenses or otherwise provides rights to use portions of its intellectual property portfolio, which, among other rights, include certain patent rights essential to and/or useful in the manufacture and sale of certain wireless products; and Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives, which makes investments. We show 40 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of QCOM's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of QCOM shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like QCOM versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching QCOM by allowing them to research QCOM shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.