San Diego Business Journal

Wireless technology company Qualcomm Inc. increased its forecast for the first quarter of fiscal 2006, which ends Dec. 25.

The company said Dec. 8 that it expects diluted earnings per share to be in the range of 38-39 cents. Previously the company had predicted a range of 36-38 cents.

Pro forma revenues will be at the high end of its previous guidance of $1.67 billion to $1.77 billion, the company said.

Company stock trades on the Nasdaq as QCOM. Shares closed Dec. 8 at $44.21, down from the previous day's close of $45.

, Brad Graves