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Ascena Retail Group Inc (NAS:ASNA)
Market Cap (M)
$741 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 (end-of-period, EOP). Ascena Retail Group Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $4.81. Ascena Retail Group Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 195 Mil. Therefore, Ascena Retail Group Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $937 Mil.

Ascena Retail Group Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Jul. 2016 ($1,579 Mil) to Oct. 2016 ($952 Mil) and declined from Oct. 2016 ($952 Mil) to Jan. 2017 ($937 Mil).

Ascena Retail Group Inc's annual market cap declined from Jul. 2014 ($2,599 Mil) to Jul. 2015 ($2,043 Mil) and declined from Jul. 2015 ($2,043 Mil) to Jul. 2016 ($1,579 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. Ascena Retail Group Inc's enterprise value for Today is $1,973 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.

Ascena Retail Group Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jul. 2016 )=Share Price (A: Jul. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Jul. 2016 )
=8.13*194.20
=1,579

Ascena Retail Group Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jan. 2017 )=Share Price (Q: Jan. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Jan. 2017 )
=4.81*194.90
=937

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 (EOP)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Ascena Retail Group Inc Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
mktcap 1,0939749401,9402,5022,8393,0452,5992,0431,579

Ascena Retail Group Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
mktcap 2,0211,8812,4422,0432,6091,4321,7101,579952937
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