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Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI)
Market Cap
\$210 Mil (As of Today)

Market cap is the total market value to buy the whole company. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding. Arch Coal Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$1.78. Arch Coal Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 212 Mil. Therefore, Arch Coal Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$210 Mil.

Arch Coal Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Jun. 2014 (\$780 Mil) to Sep. 2014 (\$450 Mil) and declined from Sep. 2014 (\$450 Mil) to Dec. 2014 (\$378 Mil).

Arch Coal Inc's annual market cap declined from Dec. 2012 (\$1,554 Mil) to Dec. 2013 (\$951 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2013 (\$951 Mil) to Dec. 2014 (\$378 Mil).

Enterprise value is the theoretical takeover price. It is more comprehensive than market capitalization (market cap), which only includes common equity. Enterprise Value is calculated as the market cap plus debt and minority interest and preferred shares, minus total cash and cash equivalents. Arch Coal Inc's enterprise value for Today is \$4,387 Mil.

Definition

Market cap is the short version of market capitalization. It is the total market value to buy the whole company. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding.

Arch Coal Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Dec. 2014 ) = Share Price (A: Dec. 2014 ) * Shares Outstanding (A: Dec. 2014 ) = 1.78 * 212.27 = 378

Arch Coal Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Market Cap (Q: Dec. 2014 ) = Share Price (Q: Dec. 2014 ) * Shares Outstanding (Q: Dec. 2014 ) = 1.78 * 212.27 = 378

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Explanation

Market cap is not the real price you pay for a company. If you buy the company and become its owner, you become the owner of the cash the company has, and you also assume the companys debt. The real price you pay is the Enterprise Value.

Warren Buffett uses the ratio of total market cap of all public traded companies over GDP to measure if the market is expensive. As of April 2012, the US total market cap is about \$14.7 trillion, while the US GDP is about \$15 trillion. The market was modestly overvalued.

Related Terms

Shares Outstanding

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Arch Coal Inc Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 mktcap 5,143 4,349 6,429 2,327 3,614 5,701 3,071 1,554 951 378

Arch Coal Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 mktcap 1,353 1,554 1,161 808 879 951 1,030 780 450 378
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