Dave Manuel Logo
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Click Here to Subscribe to My Free Newsletter

DaveManuel.com BLOG POSTS
FRONT PAGE
ABOUT
SEARCH
CONTACT ME
SPECIAL FEATURES
INTERNATIONAL
ARTICLE ARCHIVE
BLOG POSTS
DICTIONARY
POLITICIANS
POL. NET WORTH
OTHER NET WORTH
U.S. DEBT CLOCK
NEWSLETTERS
DEALS
U.S. UNEMPLOYMENT
INFOGRAPHICS
NEWSLETTER
ADVERTISE
ARTICLE FEED
BLOG FEED



Definition of Market Cap







What is a Market Cap?

Note: Also known as "market capitalization". Most publications, TV shows and investors will use the shorter "market cap" term.

Market cap is the total dollar value of a company, or the "size" of a company.

-- market cap - market capitalization - financial term definition --To arrive at a company's market cap, you multiply the total number of shares outstanding by the current price of one share.

Let's take a look at a few examples:

Example 1. Microsoft.

Microsoft is currently trading at $19.03 per share.

There are currently 8.98 billion shares outstanding in Microsoft (this includes restricted shares, everything).

Pull out your trusty calculator at punch in 19.03 x 8,980,000,000 and you will arrive at:

$171 billion, which is the current market cap of Microsoft (the 8.98 billion share number is not 100% exact, but you get the idea).

Example 2. Google.

Google is currently trading at $311.22 per share, and they have approximately 315 million shares outstanding in the company.

Multiply $311.22 x 315 million, and you are left with $97.86 billion dollars (approximately), which is the current "size" of Google.


Davemanuel.com Articles That Mention Market Cap:

Microsoft Replaces Exxon Mobil As World's Second Most Valuable Company

Hiccup? Facebook Falls 8% After Releasing Q3 Earnings Report

Netflix Set To Lose Billions in Market Cap Following Q3 Earnings Report Release

GT Advanced Technologies: $1.5 Billion Company on Friday, Bankrupt Today

Apple Suffering Through Embarrassing iPhone 6 Launch


Click Here For Hundreds More Definitions




Most Recent Articles

Posted on: 2014-12-19 19:58:00
President Obama on Sony: "They Made a Mistake"
Vladimir Putin - President of Russia - Serious Expression - Visit to Prague
Posted on: 2014-12-16 21:39:00
Russia in Turmoil As Oil Continues To Drop in Price
OPEC Logo - Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries
Posted on: 2014-12-14 15:55:00
United Arab Emirates: OPEC Output Likely To Remain Unchanged Even If Oil Continues To Drop
Oil Fields - Orange Background - Scenic Photo
Posted on: 2014-12-11 02:46:00
The Great Oil Crash of 2014 Continues
Emplyment Numbers - Deeper Look - Illustration
Posted on: 2014-12-07 19:10:00
November Employment Report: 321k Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate Remains Stable at 5.8%





Twitter

421
Twitter $$


SPECIAL FEATURES

Debt Ceiling Changes (1940-Present)

United States Debt Clock

Where Did The DJIA/NASDAQ/S&P 500 Trade On..

Historical GDP Numbers for the United States

Historical Spending Increases

US Government Spending Breakdown 1962-2015

History of Deficits and Surpluses in the U.S.

History of Debt In The United States

Largest Foreign Holders of US Debt

Historical Gold Prices

Inflation Calculator

What Did It Cost?

Hedge Fund Filings

Historical Unemployment Rates in the United States

Historical State Unemployment Rates

Canada Debt Clock

A History of Bank Failures in the United States

Dow Jones Historical Data

Nasdaq Historical Data

S&P 500 Historical Data

Median Household Income History

House of Representatives History

Compound Interest Calculator

List of Failed US Banks 2014

Historical Unemployment Rates in Canada

UK Debt Clock

Intragovernmental Holdings

Historical Fed Funds Rate

Historical Bitcoin Prices

Financial Twitter Alerts




BLOG POSTINGS

Institutional Funds Flock To Alibaba

Las Vegas: Democrats Currently The Favorites To Win in 2016

Los Angeles Clippers Likely To Fetch $1 Billion+ in Sale

Mark Cuban Not Sweating His Lack of Involvement in Box IPO

Vince McMahon a Billionaire Once Again

Parsing Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address

NHL Franchise Values Continue To Soar

Twitter To Trade Under TWTR Symbol

Shares of Tesla Drop on Downgrade, Car Fire

More Problems Arise For JC Penney



INTERNATIONAL

Etoro Rezension

Os Dois Principais Corretores de Forex no Brasil

Meus Corretores Forex Brasileiros Favoritos



POLITICAL NET WORTH

Ted Cruz Net Worth

Marco Rubio Net Worth

Hillary Clinton Net Worth

John Boehner Net Worth

Paul Ryan Net Worth

Rick Santorum Net Worth

Newt Gingrich Net Worth

Mitt Romney Net Worth

Ron Paul Net Worth

Joe Biden Net Worth



OTHER NET WORTH

Lionel Messi Net Worth

Rand Paul Net Worth

Dr. Dre Net Worth

Wayne Rooney Net Worth

Johnny Manziel Net Worth

Stephanie McMahon Net Worth

Satya Nadella Net Worth

Paul Allen Net Worth

Adam Silver Net Worth

Peyton Manning Net Worth

Jay-Z Net Worth

Winklevoss Twins Net Worth

Chris Christie Net Worth

Adrian Peterson Net Worth



MOST RECENT DICTIONARY ENTRIES

Downtrend

Battlebus

Ballot Box

Market Timer

Annex

Cold Storage

Asset Allocation

Surge Pricing

Vault Cash

Hot Wallet




CREDIT CARDS AND OTHER SERVICES

The Top Three Online Stock Brokers In Canada

The Top Two Forex Brokers in Canada

DraftKings Promo Code - Earn a Bonus of up to $600

FanDuel Promo Code

Hostgator Coupon Code




ARTICLE ARCHIVES

Blog Posts

Company Reviews

Daytrading

General Knowledge

General Market News

Health + Fitness

Hedge Fund News

Internet Companies

Making Money Online

Motivational

Online Forex Trading

Real Estate News

Stock Market Education

Stock Market Scandals

The Economic Meltdown

Trader Profiles



DaveManuel.com - Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer