Qualcomm today announced results for the fourth fiscal quarter and year ended September 30, 2012. The company reported revenues of $4.87 billion, up 18 percent year-over-year (y-o-y) and 5 percent sequentially. The operating income was reported $1.24 billion, even y-o-y and down 11 percent sequentially. The net income was $1.27 billion, up 20 percent y-o-y and 5 percent sequentially.
The diluted earnings per share were $0.73, up 18 percent y-o-y and 6 percent sequentially. The operating cash flow was $1.41 billion, down 23 percent y-o-y; 29 percent of revenues. The return of capital to stockholders was $1.27 billion, including $426 million, or $0.25 per share, of cash dividends paid, and $841 million through repurchases of 15.3 million shares of common stock.