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AutoZone Inc (NYSE:AZO)
Market Cap
$21,773 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). AutoZone Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was $762.2. AutoZone Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was 30 Mil. Therefore, AutoZone Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was $22,485 Mil.

AutoZone Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Nov. 2015 ($23,725 Mil) to Feb. 2016 ($23,315 Mil) and declined from Feb. 2016 ($23,315 Mil) to May. 2016 ($22,485 Mil).

AutoZone Inc's annual market cap increased from Aug. 2013 ($14,400 Mil) to Aug. 2014 ($17,405 Mil) and increased from Aug. 2014 ($17,405 Mil) to Aug. 2015 ($21,952 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. AutoZone Inc's enterprise value for Today is $26,514 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.

AutoZone Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Aug. 2015 )=Share Price (A: Aug. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Aug. 2015 )
=715.99*30.66
=21,952

AutoZone Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: May. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: May. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: May. 2016 )
=762.2*29.50
=22,485

* 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 (EOP)


Historical Data

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

AutoZone Inc Annual Data

Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15Aug16
mktcap 7,8738,1807,4809,46312,31413,39214,40017,40521,9520

AutoZone Inc Quarterly Data

May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16
mktcap 17,36517,40518,38920,50121,04421,95223,72523,31522,4850
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