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Qualcomm Announces Record First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results

Qualcomm Incorporated
2012-02-02 05:00 946

Revenues $4.7 Billion

GAAP EPS $0.81, Non-GAAP EPS $0.97

-- Record First Quarter Results, Raising Fiscal 2012 Guidance --

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today announced record results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 ended December 25, 2011.

"I am pleased to report another record quarter with revenues, earnings and MSM shipments reaching all-time highs, driven by our industry-leading chipset portfolio and the continued strong demand for smartphones around the world," said Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm. "We are raising our revenue and earnings guidance as our broad licensing partnerships and extensive chipset roadmap, led by our integrated Snapdragon processors, position us well for strong growth in fiscal 2012. We continue to invest in innovative wireless technologies, products and services, and we are excited about the opportunities ahead as 3G and 4G continue to expand across new device types and geographies."

First Quarter Results (GAAP)

  • Revenues: (1) $4.68 billion, up 40 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) and 14 percent sequentially.
  • Operating income: (1) $1.55 billion, up 24 percent y-o-y and 25 percent sequentially.
  • Net income: (2) $1.40 billion, up 20 percent y-o-y and 33 percent sequentially.
  • Diluted earnings per share: (2) $0.81, up 14 percent y-o-y and 31 percent sequentially.  
  • Effective tax rate: (1) 19 percent for the quarter.
  • Operating cash flow: $1.78 billion, 38 percent of revenues.
  • Return of capital to stockholders:  $461 million, including $362 million, or $0.215 per share, of cash dividends paid, and $99 million to repurchase 2.0 million shares of our common stock.

(1) The results of FLO TV are presented as discontinued operations, and prior period amounts have been adjusted accordingly. Revenues, operating expenses, operating income, earnings before tax (EBT) and effective tax rates throughout this news release are from continuing operations (i.e., before discontinued operations and the adjustment for noncontrolling interests), unless otherwise stated.

(2) Net income and diluted earnings per share throughout this news release are attributable to Qualcomm (i.e., after discontinued operations and adjustment for noncontrolling interests), unless otherwise stated.

Non-GAAP First Quarter Results

Non-GAAP results exclude the Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives (QSI) segment, certain share-based compensation, certain acquisition-related items starting with acquisitions completed in the third quarter of fiscal 2011 and certain tax items.

  • Revenues: $4.68 billion, up 40 percent y-o-y and 14 percent sequentially.
  • Operating income:  $1.87 billion, up 32 percent y-o-y and 15 percent sequentially.
  • Net income: $1.67 billion, up 24 percent y-o-y and 22 percent sequentially.
  • Diluted earnings per share:  $0.97, up 18 percent y-o-y and 21 percent sequentially.  Excludes $0.01 loss per share attributable to the QSI segment, $0.11 loss per share attributable to certain share-based compensation and $0.03 loss per share attributable to certain acquisition-related items (the sum of Non-GAAP earnings per share and items excluded do not equal GAAP earnings per share due to rounding).
  • Effective tax rate:  19 percent for the quarter.
  • Free cash flow (defined as net cash from operating activities less capital expenditures):  $1.49 billion, 32 percent of revenues.

Detailed reconciliations between results reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Non-GAAP results are included at the end of this news release.

The following should be noted with regards to the above results and year-over-year comparisons: first quarter fiscal 2012 results included the results of Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., which was acquired on May 24, 2011. Additionally, on December 27, 2011, after the close of our first fiscal quarter, we completed the sale of substantially all of our 700 MHz spectrum for $1.9 billion. As a result, we will recognize a gain in discontinued operations of $1.2 billion in the second quarter of fiscal 2012 related to the close of this transaction.

First Quarter Key Business Metrics

  • MSM™ shipments: 156 million units, up 32 percent y-o-y and 23 percent sequentially.
  • September quarter total reported device sales: approximately $41.4 billion, up 22 percent y-o-y and 6 percent sequentially.
    • September quarter estimated 3G/4G device shipments: approximately 191 to 195 million units, at an estimated average selling price of approximately $212 to $218 per unit.

Cash and Marketable Securities

Our cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities totaled $22.0 billion at the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2012, compared to $20.9 billion at the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011 and $19.1 billion a year ago. As of December 25, 2011, $948 million remained authorized for repurchases under our stock repurchase program, net of put options outstanding. On January 10, 2012, we announced a cash dividend of $0.215 per share payable on March 23, 2012 to stockholders of record as of March 2, 2012.

Research and Development

($ in millions) Non-GAAP   Share-Based
Compensation
  QSI   GAAP  
                 
First quarter fiscal 2012 $ 746   $ 126   $ 1   $ 873  
As a % of revenues 16%           19%  
First quarter fiscal 2011* $ 560   $ 85   $ 4   $ 649  
As a % of revenues 17%           19%  
Year-over-year change ($) 33%   48%   N/M   35%  
*As adjusted for discontinued operations.          
N/M - Not Meaningful    
                   

Non-GAAP R&D expenses increased 33 percent y-o-y primarily due to an increase in investments in the development of integrated circuit products (including connectivity products), next-generation technologies and other initiatives to support the acceleration of advanced wireless products and services.

Selling, General and Administrative

($ in millions) Non-GAAP   Share-Based
Compensation
  Acquisition
Related
Items
  QSI   GAAP  
                     
First quarter fiscal 2012 $ 381   $ 101   $ 9   $ 12   $ 503  
As a % of revenues 8%               11%  
First quarter fiscal 2011* $ 343   $ 70   $ -   $ (4)   $ 409  
As a % of revenues 10%               12%  
Year-over-year change ($) 11%   44%   N/M   N/M   23%  
*As adjusted for discontinued operations.  
N/M - Not Meaningful  
                     

Non-GAAP selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses increased 11 percent y-o-y primarily due to increases in employee-related and marketing costs.

Effective Income Tax Rates

Our fiscal 2012 effective income tax rates are estimated to be approximately 18 percent for GAAP and approximately 18 to 19 percent for Non-GAAP. The first quarter effective income tax rates for GAAP and Non-GAAP were both 19 percent.

Qualcomm Strategic Initiatives

The QSI segment makes strategic investments, many of which are in early-stage companies, and holds wireless spectrum. QSI also includes the discontinued operations of our FLO TV business. GAAP results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 included a $0.01 loss per share for the QSI segment.

Business Outlook

The following statements are forward looking, and actual results may differ materially. The "Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" in this news release provides a description of certain risks that we face, and our annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provide a more complete description of risks.

Our outlook does not include provisions for future asset impairments or for pending legal matters, other than future legal amounts that are probable and estimable. Further, due to their nature, certain income and expense items, such as realized investment and certain derivative gains or losses, cannot be accurately forecast. Accordingly, we only include such items in our business outlook to the extent they are reasonably certain; however, actual results may vary materially from the business outlook.

The following table summarizes GAAP and Non-GAAP guidance based on the current business outlook. The Non-GAAP business outlook presented below is consistent with the presentation of Non-GAAP results included elsewhere herein.

  Qualcomm's Business Outlook Summary   
   
  SECOND FISCAL QUARTER           
          Q2 FY11  CurrentGuidance   
          Results (1)  Q2FY12Estimates(2)   
               
    Revenues      $3.87B  $4.6B - $5.0B   
    Year-over-year change        increase 19%-29%   
    Non-GAAP Diluted earnings per share (EPS)      $0.86  $0.91 - $0.97   
    Year-over-year change        increase 6%-13%   
    Diluted EPS attributable to QSI     ($0.18) $0.43  
    DilutedEPSattributabletoshare-basedcompensation     ($0.09) ($0.11)  
    DilutedEPSattributabletoacquisition-relateditems     $0.00 ($0.03)  
    Diluted EPS attributable to tax items     $0.00 n/a  
    GAAP Diluted EPS      $0.59  $1.20 - $1.26   
    Year-over-year change        increase 103%-114%   
               
               
    Metrics           
    MSM shipments     approx. 118M approx. 146M - 154M  
    Year-over-year change        increase 24%-31%   
    Total reported device sales (3)     $40.0B* $47.5B - $51.5B*  
    Year-over-year change        increase 19%-29%   
    *Est. sales in December quarter, reported in March quarter          
               
               
  FISCAL YEAR           
        FY 2011  PriorGuidance  CurrentGuidance   
        Results   FY2012Estimates  FY2012Estimates(2)   
    Revenues    $14.96B   $18.0B - $19.0B  $18.7B - $19.7B   
    Year-over-year change      increase 20% - 27%  increase 25% - 32%   
    Non-GAAP Diluted EPS    $3.20  $3.42 - $3.62  $3.55 - $3.75   
    Year-over-year change      increase 7% - 13%  increase 11%-17%   
    Diluted EPS attributable to QSI   ($0.23) ($0.04) $0.41  
    DilutedEPSattributabletoshare-basedcompensation   ($0.37) ($0.46) ($0.47)  
    DilutedEPSattributabletoacquisition-relateditems   ($0.12) ($0.12) ($0.13)  
    Diluted EPS attributable to tax items   $0.04 n/a n/a  
    GAAP Diluted EPS    $2.52  $2.80 - $3.00  $3.36 - $3.56   
    Year-over-year change      increase 11% - 19%  increase 33% - 41%   
               
    Metrics           
    Est. fiscal year* 3G/4G device average selling pricerange(3)   approx $203 - $209 approx $197 - $209 approx $204-$216  
    *Shipments in Sept. to June quarters, reported in Dec. to Sept. quarters          
               
               
  CALENDAR YEAR Device Estimates (3)           
      Prior Guidance
Calendar 2011
Estimates 
CurrentGuidance
Calendar 2011
Estimates 
Prior Guidance
Calendar 2012
Estimates 
Current Guidance
Calendar 2012
Estimates 
 
    Est. 3G/4G device shipments           
    March quarter approx.170M-174M approx. 170M - 174M not provided not provided  
    June quarter approx.187M-191M approx. 187M - 191M not provided not provided  
    September quarter not provided approx. 191M - 195M not provided not provided  
    December quarter not provided not provided not provided not provided  
    Est. Calendar year range (approx.)  755M - 795M  770M - 795M  865M - 935M  875M - 945M   
    Est. Calendar year midpoint (approx.) (4)  775M  783M  900M  910M   
               

(1) As adjusted to reflect the reclassification of revenues related to FLO TV to discontinued operations.

(2) Current guidance for Q2 FY12 and FY 2012 for QSI and GAAP includes $0.44 EPS related to a $1.2 billion gain associated with completing the sale of substantially all of our 700 MHz spectrum, which will be recognized in discontinued operations. This gain will be excluded from Non-GAAP results.

(3) Total reported device sales is the sum of all reported sales in U.S. dollars (as reported to us by our licensees) of all licensed CDMA-based, OFDMA-based and multimode CDMA/OFDMA subscriber devices (including handsets, modules, modem cards and other subscriber devices) by our licensees during a particular period (collectively "3G/4G devices"). The reported quarterly estimated ranges of ASPs and unit shipments are determined based on the information as reported to us by our licensees during the relevant period and our own estimates of the selling prices and unit shipments for licensees that do not provide such information. Not all licensees report sales, selling prices and/or unit shipments the same way (e.g., some licensees report selling prices net of permitted deductions, such as transportation, insurance and packing costs, while other licensees report selling prices and then identify the amount of permitted deductions in their reports), and the way in which licensees report such information may change from time to time. Total reported device sales, estimated unit shipments and estimated ASPs for a particular period may include prior period activity that was not reported by the licensee until such particular period.

(4) The midpoints of the estimated calendar year ranges are identified for comparison purposes only and do not indicate a higher degree of confidence in the midpoints.

Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.

Results of Business Segments

The following table has been adjusted to reflect discontinued operations (Note 4) (in millions, except per share data):

SEGMENTS  QCT  QTL  QWI   Non-GAAP Reconciling Items (1)  Non-GAAP (2)  QSI* (2) 
Share-Based
Compensation* (2) 
Acquisition- Related Items (2) (3)  Tax Items  GAAP*    
Q1 - FISCAL 2012   
Revenues   $3,085  $1,440  $152  $4  $4,681  $ -  $ -  $ -  $ -  $4,681   
Change from prior year  46%  36%  (12%)  N/M  40%          40%   
Change from prior quarter   19%  6%  (7%)  N/M  14%          14%   
Operating income (loss)          $1,871  ($13)  ($247)  ($60)  $ -  $1,551   
Change from prior year          32%  N/A  (46%)  N/A    24%   
Change from prior quarter           15%  (44%)  2%  52%    25%   
EBT  $739  $1,267  $1  $55  $2,062  ($34)  ($247)  ($60)  $ -  $1,721   
Change from prior year  15%  42%  N/M  N/M  24%  (62%)  (46%)  N/A    17%   
Change from prior quarter   30%  6%  120%  N/M  19%  0%  2%  52%    30%   
EBT as a % of revenues  24%  88%  N/M  N/M  44%          37%   
Discontinued operations, net of tax (4)          $ -  ($5)  $ -  $ -  $ -  ($5)   
Net income (loss)           $1,672  ($22)  ($194)  ($55)  $ -  $1,401   
Change from prior year          24%  75%  (67%)  N/A  N/M  20%   
Change from prior quarter           22%  0%  9%  54%  N/M  33%   
Diluted EPS          $0.97  ($0.01)  ($0.11)  ($0.03)  $ -  $0.81   
Change from prior year          18%  80%  (57%)  N/A  N/M  14%   
Change from prior quarter           21%  0%  8%  57%  N/M  31%   
Diluted shares used          1,721  1,721  1,721  1,721  1,721  1,721   
Q4 - FISCAL 2011   
Revenues   $2,587  $1,361  $163  $6  $4,117  $ -  $ -  $ -  $ -  $4,117   
Operating income (loss)          1,624  (9)  (252)  (125)  -  1,238   
EBT  569  1,193  (5)  (20)  1,737  (34)  (252)  (125)  -  1,326   
Discontinued operations, net of tax (4)          - (5)  (1)  -  -  (6)   
Net income (loss)          1,372  (22)  (214)  (120)  40  1,056   
Diluted EPS          $0.80  ($0.01)  ($0.12)  ($0.07)  $ 0.02  $0.62   
Diluted shares used          1,716  1,716  1,716  1,716  1,716  1,716   
Q2 - FISCAL 2011   
Revenues   $1,962  $1,746  $157  $5  $3,870  $ -  $ -  $ -  $ -  $3,870   
Operating income (loss)          1,652  (17)  (199)  (6)  -  1,430   
EBT  417  1,575  (135)  13  1,870  (46)  (199)  (6)  -  1,619   
Discontinued operations, net of tax (4)          -  (267)  (2)  -  -  (269)   
Net income (loss)          1,450  (296)  (146)  (6)  (3)  999   
Diluted EPS          $0.86  ($0.18)  ($0.09)  $0.00  $0.00  $0.59   
Diluted shares used          1,689  1,689  1,689  1,689  1,689  1,689   
Q1 - FISCAL 2011   
Revenues   $2,116  $1,057  $172  $3  $3,348  $ -  $ -  $ -  $ -  $3,348   
Operating income (loss)          1,416  -  (169)  -  -  1,247   
EBT  640  892  -  128  1,660  (21)  (169)  -  -  1,470   
Discontinued operations, net of tax (4)          -  (80)  (2)  -  -  (82)   
Net income (loss)          1,345  (87)  (116)  -  28  1,170   
Diluted EPS          $0.82  ($0.05)  ($0.07)  $ -  $0.02  $0.71   
Diluted shares used          1,648  1,648  1,648  1,648  1,648  1,648   
12 MONTHS - FISCAL 2011   
Revenues   $8,859  $5,422  $656  $20  $14,957  $ -  $ -  $ -  $ -  $14,957   
Operating income (loss)          6,084  (37)  (813)  (208)  -  5,026   
EBT  2,056  4,753  (152)  183  6,840  (132)  (813)  (208)  -  5,687   
Discontinued operations, net of tax (4)          -  (308)  (5)  -  -  (313)   
Net income (loss)          5,407  (385)  (624)  (200)  62  4,260   
Diluted EPS          $3.20  ($0.23)  ($0.37)  ($0.12)  $0.04  $2.52   
Diluted shares used          1,691  1,691  1,691  1,691  1,691  1,691   
                         

(1) Non-GAAP reconciling items related to revenues consist primarily of other nonreportable segment revenues less intersegment eliminations. Non-GAAP reconciling items related to earnings before taxes consist primarily of certain investment income or losses, interest expense, research and development expenses, sales and marketing expenses and other operating expenses that are not allocated to the segments for management reporting purposes, nonreportable segment results and the elimination of intersegment profit.

(2) At fiscal year end, the sum of the quarterly tax provisions (benefits) for each column equals the annual tax provision (benefit) for each column computed in accordance with GAAP. In interim quarters, the sum of these provisions (benefits) may not equal the total GAAP tax provision, and starting in fiscal 2012, this difference is allocated to tax provisions (benefits) among the columns. In interim quarters of prior years, it was included in QSI because variability in QSI results was considered the primary driver of the difference.

(3) Starting with acquisitions completed in the third quarter of fiscal 2011, Non-GAAP results exclude certain items related to acquisitions. During the first quarter of fiscal 2012, acquisition related items consisted of amortization of certain intangible assets.

(4) During fiscal 2011, we shut down the FLO TV business and network. The results of FLO TV are presented as discontinued operations, and prior period amounts have been adjusted accordingly.

* As adjusted for discontinued operations.

N/M – Not Meaningful

N/A – Not Applicable

Sums may not equal totals due to rounding.

Conference Call

Qualcomm's first quarter of fiscal 2012 earnings conference call will be broadcast live on February 1, 2012, beginning at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) on the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at: http://www.qualcomm.com/. This conference call will include a discussion of "Non-GAAP financial measures" as that term is defined in Regulation G. The most directly comparable GAAP financial measures and information reconciling these Non-GAAP financial measures to the Company's financial results prepared in accordance with GAAP, as well as the other material financial and statistical information to be discussed in the conference call, will be posted on the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at http://www.qualcomm.com/ immediately prior to commencement of the call. A taped audio replay will be available via telephone on February 1, 2012, beginning at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through March 1, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. PT. To listen to the replay, U.S. callers may dial (855) 859-2056 and international callers may dial (404) 537-3406. U.S. and international callers should use reservation number 41343500. An audio replay of the conference call will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at http://www.qualcomm.com/ following the live call.

Editor's Note: To view the web slides that supplement the conference call, please go to: http://investor.qualcomm.com/results.cfm

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Note Regarding Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

The Non-GAAP financial information presented herein should be considered in addition to, not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures calculated in accordance with GAAP. In addition, "Non-GAAP" is not a term defined by GAAP, and as a result, the Company's measure of Non-GAAP results might be different than similarly titled measures used by other companies. Reconciliations between GAAP results and Non-GAAP results are presented herein.

The Company presents Non-GAAP financial information that is used by management (i) to evaluate, assess and benchmark the Company's operating results on a consistent and comparable basis; (ii) to measure the performance and efficiency of the Company's ongoing core operating businesses, including the Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, Qualcomm Technology Licensing and Qualcomm Wireless & Internet segments; and (iii) to compare the performance and efficiency of these segments against each other and against competitors outside the Company. Non-GAAP measurements of the following financial data are used by the Company's management: revenues, R&D expenses, SG&A expenses, total operating expenses, operating income (loss), net investment income (loss), income (loss) before income taxes, effective tax rate, net income (loss), diluted earnings (loss) per share, operating cash flow and free cash flow. Management is able to assess what it believes is a more meaningful and comparable set of financial performance measures for the Company and its business segments by using Non-GAAP information. As a result, management compensation decisions and the review of executive compensation by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors focus primarily on Non-GAAP financial measures applicable to the Company and its business segments.

Non-GAAP information used by management excludes the QSI segment, certain share-based compensation, certain tax items and certain acquisition-related items. The QSI segment is excluded because the Company expects to exit its strategic investments at various times, and the effects of fluctuations in the value of such investments and realized gains or losses are viewed by management as unrelated to the Company's operational performance. Share-based compensation, other than amounts related to share-based awards granted under a bonus program that may result in the issuance of unrestricted shares of the Company's common stock, is excluded because management views such share-based compensation as unrelated to the Company's operational performance. Further, share-based compensation is affected by factors that are subject to change, including the Company's stock price, stock market volatility, expected option life, risk-free interest rates and expected dividend payouts in future years. Certain tax items that were recorded in reported earnings in each fiscal year presented, but that were unrelated to the fiscal year in which they were recorded, are excluded in order to provide a clearer understanding of the Company's ongoing Non-GAAP tax rate and after tax earnings. However, the Company excludes any benefit resulting from the retroactive extensions of the federal R&D tax credit from Non-GAAP results because the Company does not include the potential extension of the credit in its business outlook due to uncertainty as to whether and when the federal R&D tax credit will be retroactively extended. In addition to its historical practice of excluding acquired in-process research and development expenses from Non-GAAP results, the Company began excluding amortization of certain intangible assets, recognition of the step-up of inventories to fair value and the related tax effects of these items starting with acquisitions completed in the third quarter of fiscal 2011, as well as any tax effects of restructuring the ownership of such acquired assets. These certain acquisition-related items are excluded and no longer allocated to the Company's segments because management has concluded that such expenses should not be considered when assessing segment performance as they are unrelated to the operating activities of the Company's ongoing core businesses. In addition, these charges are significantly impacted by the size and timing of acquisitions, potentially obscuring period to period comparisons of the Company's operating businesses.

The Company presents free cash flow, defined as net cash provided by operating activities less capital expenditures, to facilitate an understanding of the amount of cash flow generated that is available to grow its business and to create long-term stockholder value. The Company believes that this presentation is useful in evaluating its operating performance and financial strength. In addition, management uses this measure to evaluate the Company's performance, to value the Company and to compare its operating performance with other companies in the industry.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

In addition to the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to statements regarding the Company's business outlook; growth expectations; and estimates and guidance related to financial performance, effective income tax rates, MSM shipments, device shipments, device sales and device average selling prices. Forward-looking statements are generally identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "guidance" and similar expressions. Actual results may differ materially from those referred to in the forward-looking statements due to a number of important factors, including but not limited to, risks associated with the commercial deployment of, and demand for, our technologies in communications products and services; the uncertainty of global economic conditions and their potential impacts on demand for our products, services or applications and on the value of our marketable securities; competition; our dependence on a small number of customers and licensees; attacks on our licensing business model, including results of current and future litigation and arbitration proceedings, as well as actions of governmental or quasi-governmental bodies, and the costs we incur in connection therewith, including potentially damaged relationships with customers and operators who may be impacted by the results of these proceedings; our dependence on third-party suppliers; the commercial success of our QMT division's IMOD display technology; foreign currency fluctuations; strategic investments and transactions we have or may pursue, including our investment in the BWA Spectrum in India, which is currently subject to legal proceedings; and failures and defects or errors in our products and services or in the products of our customers. These and other risks are set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 25, 2011 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended December 25, 2011 filed with the SEC. Our reports filed with the SEC are available on our website at http://www.qualcomm.com/. We undertake no obligation to update, or continue to provide information with respect to, any forward-looking statement or risk factor, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Qualcomm, MSM and Snapdragon are registered trademarks of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries. CDMA2000 is a registered trademark of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA USA). All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

  Qualcomm Incorporated   
  Supplemental Information for the Three Months Ended December 25, 2011   
  (Unaudited)   
                           
                  Acquisition-       
      Non-GAAP    Share-Based  Related  GAAP     
      Results  QSI  Compensation  Items (a)  Results     
  ($ in millions except per share data)                       
                           
    Cost of equipment and services revenues $ 1,683   $ -   $ 20   $ 51   $ 1,754    
                           
    R&D 746   1   126   -   873    
                           
    SG&A 381   12   101   9   503    
                           
    Operating income (loss) 1,871   (13)   (247)   (60)   1,551    
                           
    Investment income (loss), net $ 191 (b) $ (21) (c) $ -   $ -   $ 170    
                           
    Tax rate  19%    32%    21%    8%    19%     
                           
    Net income (loss) $ 1,672   $ (22)   $ (194)   $ (55)   $ 1,401    
                           
    Diluted earnings (loss) per share (EPS) $ 0.97   $(0.01)   $ (0.11)   $ (0.03)   $ 0.81    
                           
    Operating cash flow $ 1,850   $ (48)   $ (23)   $ -   $ 1,779    
    Operating cash flow as % of revenues  40%    N/A    N/A    N/A    38%     
                           
    Free cash flow (d) $ 1,491   $ (48)   $ (23)   $ -   $ 1,420    
    Free cash flow as a % of revenues  32%    N/A    N/A    N/A    30%     
                           
     
(a) Beginning in the third quarter of fiscal 2011, Non-GAAP results exclude certain items related to acquisitions. During the first quarter of fiscal 2012, acquisition related items consisted of amortization of certain intangible assets.

(b) Included $126 million in interest and dividend income related to cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities, which were not part of our strategic investments, $44 million in gains on derivatives (primarily due to gains from put options sold as part of our stock repurchase program) and $37 million in net realized gains on investments, partially offset by $14 million in other-than-temporary losses on investments and $2 million in interest expense.

(c) Included $25 million in interest expense, $6 million in other-than-temporary losses on investments and $2 million in equity losses of investees, partially offset by $7 million net realized gains on investments, $4 million in interest and dividend income related to cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities and $1 million in gains on derivatives.

(d) Free cash flow is calculated as net cash provided by operating activities less capital expenditures. Reconciliation of these amounts is included in the "Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Free Cash Flows to Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities (GAAP) and Other Supplemental Disclosures" for the three months ended December 25, 2011, included herein.

N/A – Not Applicable

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Qualcomm Incorporated     
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Free Cash Flows to      
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities (GAAP)     
and Other Supplemental Disclosures      
(In millions)     
(Unaudited)     
                   
  Three Months Ended December 25, 2011     
          Share-Based         
  Non-GAAP    QSI    Compensation    GAAP     
Net cash provided (used) by operating activities  $ 1,850   $ (48) (a) $ (23)   $ 1,779    
Less: capital expenditures (359)   -   -   (359)    
Free cash flow  $ 1,491   $ (48)   $ (23)   $ 1,420    
                   
Revenues $ 4,681   $ -   $ -   $ 4,681    
Free cash flow as a % of revenues 32%   N/A     N/A     30%    
                   
Other supplemental cash disclosures:                  
Cash transfers from QSI (b) $ 11   $ (11)   $ -   $ -    
Cash transfers to QSI (c) (66)   66   -   -    
Net cash transfers $ (55)   $ 55   $ -   $ -    
                   
  Three Months Ended December 26, 2010     
          Share-Based         
  Non-GAAP    QSI    Compensation    GAAP     
Net cash provided (used) by operating activities  $ 227 (d) $ (134) (a) $ (45)   $ 48 (d)  
Less: capital expenditures (100)   (2)   -   (102)    
Free cash flow  $ 127   $ (136)   $ (45)   $ (54)    
                   
(a) Incremental tax benefits from stock options exercised during the period.  
(b) Primarily cash from sale of equity securities and disposal of property, plant and equipment.  
(c) Primarily funding for strategic debt and equity investments and QSI operating expenses.  
(d) GAAP and Non-GAAP operating cash flow for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 included a $1.5 billion income tax payment.  
N/A - Not Applicable  
                   

Qualcomm Incorporated    
Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Tax Rates to GAAP Tax Rate (a)   
(in millions)   
(Unaudited)   
   
  Three Months Ended December 25, 2011   
              Acquisition-       
  Non-GAAP        Share-Based    Related    GAAP   
  Results    QSI    Compensation    Items    Results   
                     
Income (loss) from continuing operations before income taxes $ 2,062   $ (34)   $ (247)   $ (60)   $ 1,721  
Income tax (expense) benefit (390)   11   53   5   (321)  
Income (loss) from continuing operations $ 1,672   $ (23)   $ (194)   $ (55)   $ 1,400  
                     
Tax rate  19%    32%    21%    8%    19%   
   
(a) At fiscal year end, the sum of the quarterly tax provisions (benefits) for each column equals the annual tax provision (benefit) for each column computed in accordance with GAAP. In interim quarters, the sum of these provisions (benefits) may not equal the total GAAP tax provision, and this difference is allocated to tax provisions (benefits) among the columns.

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Qualcomm Incorporated   
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS   
(In millions, except per share data)   
(Unaudited)   
   
ASSETS         
  December 25,    September 25,   
  2011    2011   
Current assets:        
Cash and cash equivalents $ 4,964   $ 5,462  
Marketable securities 6,576   6,190  
Accounts receivable, net 1,035   993  
Inventories 714   765  
Deferred tax assets 509   537  
Other current assets 236   346  
Total current assets 14,034   14,293  
Marketable securities 10,438   9,261  
Deferred tax assets 1,626   1,703  
Assets held for sale 746   746  
Property, plant and equipment, net 2,607   2,414  
Goodwill 3,624   3,432  
Other intangible assets, net 3,093   3,099  
Other assets 1,438   1,474  
Total assets $ 37,606   $ 36,422  
         
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY         
Current liabilities:        
Trade accounts payable $ 974   $ 969  
Payroll and other benefits related liabilities 542   644  
Unearned revenues 543   610  
Loans payable 928   994  
Income taxes payable 40   18  
Other current liabilities 1,967   2,054  
Total current liabilities 4,994   5,289  
Unearned revenues 3,535   3,541  
Other liabilities 580   620  
Total liabilities 9,109   9,450  
         
         
Stockholders' equity:        
Qualcomm stockholders' equity:        
Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value; 8 shares authorized; none outstanding -   -  
Common stock, $0.0001 par value; 6,000 shares authorized; 1,687        
and 1,681 shares issued and outstanding, respectively -   -  
Paid-in capital 10,749   10,394  
Retained earnings 17,237   16,204  
Accumulated other comprehensive income 495   353  
Total Qualcomm stockholders' equity 28,481   26,951  
Noncontrolling interests 16   21  
Total stockholders' equity 28,497   26,972  
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity $ 37,606   $ 36,422  
         

Qualcomm Incorporated   
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS   
(In millions, except per share data)   
(Unaudited)   
         
  Three Months Ended   
  December 25,    December 26,   
  2011    2010*   
         
Revenues:        
Equipment and services $ 3,167   $ 2,213  
Licensing 1,514   1,135  
Total revenues 4,681   3,348  
         
Operating expenses:        
Cost of equipment and services revenues 1,754   1,043  
Research and development 873   649  
Selling, general and administrative 503   409  
Total operating expenses 3,130   2,101  
         
Operating income 1,551   1,247  
         
Investment income, net 170   223  
Income from continuing operations before income taxes 1,721   1,470  
Income tax expense (321)   (218)  
Income from continuing operations 1,400   1,252  
Discontinued operations, net of income taxes (5)   (82)  
Net Income 1,395   1,170  
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interests 6   -  
Net income attributable to Qualcomm $ 1,401   $ 1,170  
         
Basic earnings (loss) per share attributable to Qualcomm:        
Continuing operations $ 0.83   $ 0.77  
Discontinued operations -   (0.05)  
Net income $ 0.83   $ 0.72  
Diluted earnings (loss) per share attributable to Qualcomm:          
Continuing operations $ 0.81   $ 0.76  
Discontinued operations -   (0.05)  
Net income $ 0.81   $ 0.71  
Shares used in per share calculations:        
Basic 1,684   1,623  
Diluted 1,721   1,648  
         
Dividends per share announced $ 0.215   $ 0.19  
         
*As adjusted for discontinued operations  
             

Qualcomm Incorporated   
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS   
(In millions)   
(Unaudited)   
   
    Three Months Ended   
    December 25,
2011 
  December 26,
2010 
 
Operating Activities:           
Net income   $ 1,395   $ 1,170  
Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:          
Depreciation and amortization   208   201  
Revenues related to non-monetary exchanges   (31)   (31)  
Income tax provision in excess of (less than) income tax payments   118   (1,474)  
Non-cash portion of share-based compensation expense   247   174  
Incremental tax benefit from stock options exercised   (23)   (45)  
Net realized gains on marketable securities and other investments   (44)   (127)  
Gains on derivative instruments   (45)   (1)  
Net impairment losses on marketable securities and other investments   20   11  
Other items, net   6   (1)  
Changes in assets and liabilities, net of effects of acquisitions:          
Accounts receivable, net   (38)   76  
Inventories   50   (45)  
Other assets   (24)   (23)  
Trade accounts payable   26   (234)  
Payroll, benefits and other liabilities   (43)   21  
Unearned revenues   (43)   376  
Net cash provided by operating activities   1,779   48  
Investing Activities:           
Capital expenditures   (359)   (102)  
Purchases of available-for-sale securities   (2,027)   (2,309)  
Proceeds from sale of available-for-sale securities   1,603   3,024  
Purchase of trading securities   (1,137)   -  
Proceeds from sale of trading securities   148   -  
Acquisitions and other investments, net of cash acquired   (300)   (66)  
Other items, net   4   7  
Net cash (used) provided by investing activities   (2,068)   554  
Financing Activities:           
Borrowing under loans payable   -   1,083  
Repayment of loans payable   -   (1,083)  
Proceeds from issuance of common stock   228   791  
Incremental tax benefit from stock options exercised   23   45  
Repurchase and retirement of common stock   (99)   -  
Dividends paid   (362)   (309)  
Change in obligation under securities lending   20   38  
Other items, net   (1)   (4)  
Net cash (used) provided by financing activities   (191)   561  
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash   (18)   1  
Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents    (498)   1,164  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period    5,462   3,547  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period    $ 4,964   $ 4,711  
           

Qualcomm Contact:
Warren Kneeshaw
Phone: 1-858-658-4813
e-mail: ir@qualcomm.com

Source: Qualcomm Incorporated
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