Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mobile chip specialist Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Qualcomm's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Qualcomm facts

Headquarters (Founded) San Diego (1985)
Market Cap $110.4 billion
Industry Communication equipment
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $18.4 billion
Management Chairman/CEO Paul Jacobs
President/COO Steven Mollenkopf
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years) 18.0%
Cash/Debt $13.4 billion / $1.4 billion
Dividend Yield 1.5%
Competitors Broadcom
Nokia
Texas Instruments

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 2,537 of the members who have rated Qualcomm believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this summer, one of those Fools, suneet21, succinctly summed up the Qualcomm bull case for our community:

Strong revenue growth past 5 years with room to run with continued global 3G/4G LTE adoption. High gross and operating margins and [return on equity]. Wide moat [because of patents, which result] in high royalty revenues[,] and strong, [shareholder-friendly] management in place.

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