Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)

Analysis of Solvency Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level

Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Qualcomm Inc., solvency ratios (quarterly data)

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Sep 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity 2.59 4.82 5.24 3.53 3.25 3.01 4.24 4.53 17.64 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.71 0.70 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.36 0.35 0.33 0.03 0.00
Debt to capital 0.72 0.83 0.84 0.78 0.76 0.75 0.81 0.82 0.95 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.42 0.41 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.26 0.25 0.03 0.00
Debt to assets 0.44 0.49 0.50 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.50 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.33 0.34 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.02 0.00
Financial leverage 5.86 9.78 10.49 7.34 6.71 6.25 8.80 9.47 35.22 2.69 2.69 2.69 2.13 2.06 1.79 1.68 1.65 1.66 1.69 1.66 1.62 1.58 1.25 1.25
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage 10.50 6.17 13.70 13.71 12.93 9.89 3.10 2.46 1.67 3.38 3.51 4.70 7.11 12.19 16.46 20.15 24.01 22.05 24.51 34.33 63.38

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to equity ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to capital ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to assets ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s financial leverage ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Qualcomm Inc.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 not reaching Q2 2020 level.

Debt to Equity

Qualcomm Inc., debt to equity calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt 500  500  2,499  2,498  2,496  3,000  998  998  1,005  7,103  3,733  3,465  2,495  2,495  1,998  1,749  1,749  1,749  1,949  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,096  — 
Long-term debt 15,226  15,425  13,449  13,437  13,437  13,426  15,405  15,388  15,365  15,378  19,361  19,381  19,398  19,403  9,939  9,935  10,008  10,024  9,993  9,950  9,969  9,913  —  — 
Total debt 15,726  15,925  15,948  15,935  15,933  16,426  16,403  16,386  16,370  22,481  23,094  22,846  21,893  21,898  11,937  11,684  11,757  11,773  11,942  10,950  10,969  10,913  1,096  — 
 
Total Qualcomm stockholders’ equity 6,077  3,306  3,045  4,513  4,909  5,463  3,866  3,617  928  23,068  23,819  23,924  30,746  31,294  31,344  31,215  31,778  30,647  29,645  30,241  31,421  33,202  37,839  38,823 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1 2.59 4.82 5.24 3.53 3.25 3.01 4.24 4.53 17.64 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.71 0.70 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.36 0.35 0.33 0.03 0.00
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.10 0.21 0.16 0.17 0.40 0.54 0.61 0.99 1.16 1.58 1.94 2.28 2.74 3.40 3.44 3.45 4.24 133.41
Analog Devices Inc. 0.43 0.47 0.48 0.47 0.47 0.48 0.51 0.54 0.58 0.60 0.66 0.72 0.77 0.83 1.29 0.72 0.34 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.17 0.17 0.18 0.18
Apple Inc. 1.72 1.56 1.40 1.21 1.19 1.12 1.06 0.97 1.07 1.00 0.96 0.87 0.86 0.82 0.73 0.66 0.68 0.67 0.61 0.49 0.54 0.43 0.34 0.30
Applied Materials Inc. 0.52 0.57 0.76 0.61 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.78 0.78 0.75 0.62 0.57 0.61 0.67 0.43 0.46 0.49 0.51 0.47 0.60 0.24 0.23 0.24
Broadcom Inc. 1.72 1.87 1.92 1.84 1.32 1.75 1.69 1.62 0.66 0.64 0.55 0.68 0.87 0.69 0.70 0.71 0.72 0.70 0.76 0.77 0.84 0.93 1.21 1.52
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.38 0.45 0.45 0.54 0.73 0.64 0.63 0.58 0.59 0.60 0.76 0.55 0.51 0.50 0.55 0.55 0.45 0.46 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.36 0.36 0.37
Intel Corp. 0.49 0.47 0.52 0.37 0.39 0.38 0.39 0.35 0.39 0.40 0.41 0.39 0.45 0.47 0.39 0.38 0.44 0.47 0.41 0.37 0.37 0.23 0.24
Lam Research Corp. 1.12 1.12 1.01 0.90 0.96 0.90 0.35 0.44 0.37 0.47 0.52 0.33 0.40 0.40 0.43 0.70 0.74 0.42 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.46 0.27 0.27
Micron Technology Inc. 0.17 0.18 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.14 0.18 0.12 0.14 0.26 0.36 0.40 0.60 0.72 0.87 0.78 0.82 0.79 0.62 0.60 0.60 0.61 0.54 0.49
NVIDIA Corp. 0.16 0.18 0.19 0.20 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.26 0.27 0.32 0.35 0.36 0.48 0.56 0.32 0.34 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.31 0.32 0.33 0.32 0.33
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.82 0.89 0.85 0.65 0.65 0.68 0.68 0.56 0.48 0.48 0.38 0.39 0.33 0.33 0.32 0.34 0.35 0.36 0.42 0.41 0.41 0.48 0.45

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Qualcomm stockholders’ equity
= 15,726 ÷ 6,077 = 2.59

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to equity ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Debt to Capital

Qualcomm Inc., debt to capital calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt 500  500  2,499  2,498  2,496  3,000  998  998  1,005  7,103  3,733  3,465  2,495  2,495  1,998  1,749  1,749  1,749  1,949  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,096  — 
Long-term debt 15,226  15,425  13,449  13,437  13,437  13,426  15,405  15,388  15,365  15,378  19,361  19,381  19,398  19,403  9,939  9,935  10,008  10,024  9,993  9,950  9,969  9,913  —  — 
Total debt 15,726  15,925  15,948  15,935  15,933  16,426  16,403  16,386  16,370  22,481  23,094  22,846  21,893  21,898  11,937  11,684  11,757  11,773  11,942  10,950  10,969  10,913  1,096  — 
Total Qualcomm stockholders’ equity 6,077  3,306  3,045  4,513  4,909  5,463  3,866  3,617  928  23,068  23,819  23,924  30,746  31,294  31,344  31,215  31,778  30,647  29,645  30,241  31,421  33,202  37,839  38,823 
Total capital 21,803  19,231  18,993  20,448  20,842  21,889  20,269  20,003  17,298  45,549  46,913  46,770  52,639  53,192  43,281  42,899  43,535  42,420  41,587  41,191  42,390  44,115  38,935  38,823 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1 0.72 0.83 0.84 0.78 0.76 0.75 0.81 0.82 0.95 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.42 0.41 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.26 0.25 0.03 0.00
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.09 0.17 0.14 0.15 0.29 0.35 0.38 0.50 0.54 0.61 0.66 0.70 0.73 0.77 0.77 0.78 0.81 1.23 1.29 1.22 1.17 1.07 0.99
Analog Devices Inc. 0.30 0.32 0.33 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.42 0.44 0.45 0.56 0.42 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Apple Inc. 0.63 0.61 0.58 0.55 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.49 0.52 0.50 0.49 0.47 0.46 0.45 0.42 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.38 0.33 0.35 0.30 0.25 0.23
Applied Materials Inc. 0.34 0.36 0.43 0.38 0.39 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.44 0.44 0.43 0.38 0.36 0.38 0.40 0.30 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.32 0.37 0.20 0.19 0.19
Broadcom Inc. 0.63 0.65 0.66 0.65 0.57 0.64 0.63 0.62 0.40 0.39 0.35 0.40 0.46 0.41 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.41 0.43 0.43 0.46 0.48 0.55 0.60
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.28 0.31 0.31 0.35 0.42 0.39 0.39 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.43 0.35 0.34 0.33 0.35 0.35 0.31 0.31 0.29 0.29 0.30 0.26 0.26 0.27
Intel Corp. 0.33 0.32 0.34 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.26 0.28 0.29 0.29 0.28 0.31 0.32 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.32 0.29 0.27 0.27 0.19 0.19
Lam Research Corp. 0.53 0.53 0.50 0.47 0.49 0.47 0.26 0.31 0.27 0.32 0.34 0.25 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.41 0.42 0.30 0.30 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.21 0.22
Micron Technology Inc. 0.15 0.15 0.13 0.13 0.14 0.12 0.15 0.11 0.13 0.20 0.27 0.29 0.37 0.42 0.47 0.44 0.45 0.44 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.35 0.33
NVIDIA Corp. 0.14 0.15 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.17 0.19 0.21 0.21 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.33 0.36 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.25
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.45 0.47 0.46 0.39 0.39 0.41 0.41 0.36 0.33 0.32 0.28 0.28 0.25 0.25 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.27 0.30 0.29 0.29 0.32 0.31

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= 15,726 ÷ 21,803 = 0.72

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to capital ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Debt to Assets

Qualcomm Inc., debt to assets calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Short-term debt 500  500  2,499  2,498  2,496  3,000  998  998  1,005  7,103  3,733  3,465  2,495  2,495  1,998  1,749  1,749  1,749  1,949  1,000  1,000  1,000  1,096  — 
Long-term debt 15,226  15,425  13,449  13,437  13,437  13,426  15,405  15,388  15,365  15,378  19,361  19,381  19,398  19,403  9,939  9,935  10,008  10,024  9,993  9,950  9,969  9,913  —  — 
Total debt 15,726  15,925  15,948  15,935  15,933  16,426  16,403  16,386  16,370  22,481  23,094  22,846  21,893  21,898  11,937  11,684  11,757  11,773  11,942  10,950  10,969  10,913  1,096  — 
 
Total assets 35,594  32,328  31,938  33,111  32,957  34,133  34,023  34,246  32,686  62,090  64,126  64,351  65,486  64,379  56,079  52,366  52,359  50,786  50,060  50,229  50,796  52,295  47,173  48,447 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1 0.44 0.49 0.50 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.50 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.33 0.34 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.02 0.00
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.05 0.10 0.08 0.08 0.17 0.20 0.22 0.27 0.30 0.34 0.37 0.39 0.40 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.45 0.67 0.75 0.73 0.70 0.67 0.66
Analog Devices Inc. 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.27 0.29 0.31 0.32 0.34 0.36 0.37 0.39 0.48 0.37 0.22 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.13
Apple Inc. 0.35 0.36 0.34 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.33 0.31 0.31 0.33 0.33 0.30 0.31 0.31 0.29 0.26 0.27 0.28 0.26 0.21 0.22 0.20 0.17 0.14
Applied Materials Inc. 0.24 0.26 0.31 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.30 0.29 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.30 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.26 0.25 0.30 0.15 0.14 0.15
Broadcom Inc. 0.54 0.56 0.56 0.55 0.49 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.35 0.35 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.37 0.37 0.40 0.47 0.51
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.15 0.18 0.18 0.20 0.25 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.30 0.28 0.26 0.26 0.28 0.28 0.24 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.20 0.20 0.20
Intel Corp. 0.25 0.25 0.27 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.25 0.26 0.22 0.22 0.25 0.26 0.24 0.22 0.21 0.15 0.15
Lam Research Corp. 0.40 0.39 0.37 0.36 0.37 0.37 0.19 0.21 0.19 0.23 0.25 0.20 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.34 0.35 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.17 0.17
Micron Technology Inc. 0.12 0.13 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.13 0.09 0.11 0.18 0.23 0.24 0.32 0.35 0.38 0.35 0.36 0.36 0.31 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.28 0.26
NVIDIA Corp. 0.11 0.13 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.20 0.22 0.23 0.28 0.31 0.19 0.20 0.19 0.20 0.20 0.19 0.19 0.20 0.20 0.20
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.37 0.39 0.38 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.33 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.23 0.23 0.21 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.26 0.25 0.25 0.28 0.27

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= 15,726 ÷ 35,594 = 0.44

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Qualcomm Inc.’s debt to assets ratio improved from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Financial Leverage

Qualcomm Inc., financial leverage calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 27, 2020 Jun 28, 2020 Mar 29, 2020 Dec 29, 2019 Sep 29, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 24, 2018 Mar 25, 2018 Dec 24, 2017 Sep 24, 2017 Jun 25, 2017 Mar 26, 2017 Dec 25, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 Dec 27, 2015 Sep 27, 2015 Jun 28, 2015 Mar 29, 2015 Dec 28, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets 35,594  32,328  31,938  33,111  32,957  34,133  34,023  34,246  32,686  62,090  64,126  64,351  65,486  64,379  56,079  52,366  52,359  50,786  50,060  50,229  50,796  52,295  47,173  48,447 
Total Qualcomm stockholders’ equity 6,077  3,306  3,045  4,513  4,909  5,463  3,866  3,617  928  23,068  23,819  23,924  30,746  31,294  31,344  31,215  31,778  30,647  29,645  30,241  31,421  33,202  37,839  38,823 
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1 5.86 9.78 10.49 7.34 6.71 6.25 8.80 9.47 35.22 2.69 2.69 2.69 2.13 2.06 1.79 1.68 1.65 1.66 1.69 1.66 1.62 1.58 1.25 1.25
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 1.82 1.99 1.93 2.13 2.41 2.68 2.76 3.60 3.86 4.67 5.26 5.79 6.90 8.08 8.07 7.98 9.39 201.65
Analog Devices Inc. 1.79 1.83 1.84 1.83 1.83 1.83 1.85 1.88 1.86 1.89 1.96 2.02 2.08 2.13 2.67 1.92 1.54 1.54 1.55 1.52 1.39 1.41 1.42 1.42
Apple Inc. 4.96 4.39 4.09 3.80 3.74 3.34 3.23 3.17 3.41 3.04 2.90 2.90 2.80 2.61 2.49 2.50 2.51 2.42 2.34 2.29 2.43 2.17 2.02 2.12
Applied Materials Inc. 2.11 2.21 2.42 2.28 2.32 2.32 2.29 2.31 2.60 2.62 2.63 2.31 2.08 2.19 2.22 1.98 2.02 2.01 1.99 1.86 2.01 1.65 1.63 1.62
Broadcom Inc. 3.18 3.37 3.41 3.32 2.71 3.24 3.20 3.10 1.88 1.83 1.71 2.11 2.68 2.52 2.57 2.61 2.64 2.55 2.61 2.10 2.25 2.33 2.59 2.95
Cisco Systems Inc. 2.50 2.56 2.54 2.69 2.91 2.64 2.51 2.40 2.52 2.44 2.53 1.99 1.96 1.93 1.98 1.99 1.91 1.90 1.85 1.86 1.90 1.81 1.82 1.83
Intel Corp. 1.95 1.86 1.93 1.76 1.80 1.74 1.76 1.72 1.79 1.80 1.83 1.79 1.79 1.78 1.73 1.71 1.78 1.79 1.72 1.69 1.73 1.57 1.63
Lam Research Corp. 2.81 2.85 2.72 2.50 2.57 2.44 1.86 2.06 1.92 2.01 2.10 1.71 1.78 1.76 1.80 2.04 2.08 1.76 1.76 1.79 1.84 1.81 1.62 1.61
Micron Technology Inc. 1.38 1.38 1.34 1.36 1.36 1.31 1.37 1.32 1.34 1.46 1.61 1.65 1.90 2.06 2.26 2.26 2.28 2.22 2.02 1.98 1.96 2.02 1.92 1.93
NVIDIA Corp. 1.42 1.41 1.43 1.44 1.42 1.44 1.46 1.49 1.50 1.55 1.57 1.53 1.71 1.81 1.67 1.69 1.65 1.61 1.67 1.60 1.63 1.64 1.61 1.65
Texas Instruments Inc. 2.19 2.28 2.23 2.02 2.00 2.05 2.05 1.91 1.77 1.74 1.65 1.71 1.54 1.54 1.50 1.57 1.58 1.58 1.60 1.63 1.66 1.72 1.67

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Qualcomm stockholders’ equity
= 35,594 ÷ 6,077 = 5.86

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Qualcomm Inc.’s financial leverage ratio decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Interest Coverage

Qualcomm Inc., interest coverage calculation (quarterly data)

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to Qualcomm 2,960  845  468  925  506  2,149  663  1,068  (493) 1,219  363  (5,953) 169  866  749  682  1,599  1,444  1,164  1,498  1,062  1,184  1,053  1,972 
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  (1) —  (1) —  (1) —  (2) —  (1) (1) (1)
Add: Income tax expense 346  23  130  22  109  3,352  143  (509) (281) (263) (5) 5,926  265  (7) 108  189  361  250  306  214  190  215  487  327 
Add: Interest expense 165  143  146  148  149  160  162  156  207  212  179  170  164  133  107  90  76  75  72  74  70  32 
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) 3,471  1,011  744  1,095  764  5,661  968  715  (567) 1,168  537  143  599  991  964  960  2,036  1,768  1,542  1,784  1,322  1,430  1,540  2,299 
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1 10.50 6.17 13.70 13.71 12.93 9.89 3.10 2.46 1.67 3.38 3.51 4.70 7.11 12.19 16.46 20.15 24.01 22.05 24.51 34.33 63.38
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 17.71 10.58 7.71 4.96 2.62 2.41 3.07 3.71 4.07 3.85 2.75 1.49 0.71 -2.81 -1.82 -1.94 -2.09 -0.86 -2.61 -3.04
Analog Devices Inc. 7.79 7.05 6.72 6.99 7.49 7.97 8.13 7.96 7.46 7.06 5.64 4.38 4.30 4.41 6.25 9.52 11.78 14.01 17.47 24.67 30.97
Applied Materials Inc. 18.36 16.68 15.79 15.35 14.79 15.40 17.25 19.81 21.06 21.65 20.52 19.82 19.84 19.98 19.88 17.36 13.99 12.21 11.97 13.09 16.51
Broadcom Inc. 2.37 2.19 2.24 2.50 2.54 3.36 4.52 6.10 8.24 7.29 6.49 5.47 5.02 4.21 1.96 -1.02 -0.89 -0.65 0.60 7.83 8.68
Cisco Systems Inc. 24.88 22.44 20.36 18.58 17.96 17.45 16.58 16.05 14.83 14.42 14.61 14.69 15.27 16.26 16.99 18.81 20.11 20.32 21.38 21.44 20.79
Micron Technology Inc. 16.41 14.78 15.68 28.05 56.09 78.27 73.31 61.90 42.83 28.91 21.09 14.28 9.66 5.62 2.43 0.49 0.41 1.78 3.83 6.79 9.24
NVIDIA Corp. 58.12 43.98 44.64 54.11 68.17 79.85 76.71 67.18 53.39 45.41 40.49 36.48 33.84 29.10 23.49 18.28 16.81 16.06 15.45 17.36 17.36
Texas Instruments Inc. 29.59 30.50 32.50 34.69 38.11 42.03 47.50 54.49 62.21 71.95 77.84 78.95 80.30 75.92 69.88 62.63 56.08 50.87 47.96 47.84

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-25), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Interest coverage = (EBITQ4 2020 + EBITQ3 2020 + EBITQ2 2020 + EBITQ1 2020) ÷ (Interest expenseQ4 2020 + Interest expenseQ3 2020 + Interest expenseQ2 2020 + Interest expenseQ1 2020)
= (3,471 + 1,011 + 744 + 1,095) ÷ (165 + 143 + 146 + 148) = 10.50

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Qualcomm Inc.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 not reaching Q2 2020 level.