Jackson Square Partners Lowers stake in QUALCOMM (QCOM)

QUALCOMM (QCOM) : Jackson Square Partners reduced its stake in QUALCOMM by 2.36% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 21,197,701 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $1,087.9 Million after selling 512,653 shares in QUALCOMM , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016.QUALCOMM makes up approximately 4.90% of Jackson Square Partners’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Shoker Investment Counsel boosted its stake in QCOM in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,458 additional shares and now holds a total of 10,586 shares of QUALCOMM which is valued at $543,274. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.51% of Shoker Investment Counsel’s portfolio. Mazama Capital Management Inc added QCOM to its portfolio by purchasing 21,756 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $1.1 Million. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.23% of Mazama Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.Winton Capital Group Ltd reduced its stake in QCOM by selling 61,292 shares or 50.2% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 60,792 shares of QCOM which is valued at $3.1 Million. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.03% of Winton Capital Group Ltd’s portfolio. Efficient Market Advisors sold out all of its stake in QCOM during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 500 shares of QCOM which is valued $25,260. Park Circle Co added QCOM to its portfolio by purchasing 500 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $25,260. QUALCOMM makes up approx 0.02% of Park Circle Co’s portfolio.

QUALCOMM opened for trading at $55.7 and hit $56.27 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $55.98, with a gain of 0.70% or 0.39 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 92,79,652 shares. Company has a market cap of $82,230 M.

On the company’s financial health, QUALCOMM reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08 according to the earnings call on Apr 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.96. The company had revenue of $5551.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5334.52 million. The company’s revenue was down -19.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.40 EPS.

Investors should note that on Apr 8, 2016, QUALCOMM announced a cash dividend of $0.5300. The company’s management has announced May 27, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Jun 1, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Jun 22, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on QUALCOMM. Credit Agricole Initiated QUALCOMM on May 17, 2016 to “Outperform”, Price Target of the shares are set at $65.Rosenblatt Downgraded QUALCOMM on Apr 21, 2016 to ” Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $57.Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Apr 12, 2016 to “Neutral”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 49 from a previous price target of $47 .

Qualcomm Incorporated (Qualcomm) is engaged in providing third-generation (3G) fourth-generation (4G) and next-generation wireless technologies. The Company’s products include 2net AllPlay Brew Gobi Halo HealthyCircles Hy-Fi IPQ IZat Pixtronix Powerline QChat QLearn Small Cells Snapdragon Vive RaptorQ Vuforia and WiPower. AllPlay helps manufacturers create devices and services. It also helps developers create Android and iPhone operating system (iOS) music streaming applications. The Company’s Brew platform enables feature phone applications such as gaming messaging Web browsing and social networking. Qualcomm Gobi modems connect users devices to 3G 4G and 4G long-term evolution (LTE) networks. Qualcomm Halo technology eliminates the need for plug-in cords for recharging in electric and hybrid vehicles. Qualcomm Powerline solutions turn electrical outlets into broadband connection points creating networks by plugging in.

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