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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY)
Market Cap
$12,101 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. Best Buy Co Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2015 was $35.2. Best Buy Co Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2015 was 351 Mil. Therefore, Best Buy Co Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2015 was $12,101 Mil.

Best Buy Co Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Jul. 2014 ($10,392 Mil) to Oct. 2014 ($11,936 Mil) and increased from Oct. 2014 ($11,936 Mil) to Jan. 2015 ($12,372 Mil).

Best Buy Co Inc's annual market cap declined from Feb. 2012 ($9,048 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($8,183 Mil) but then increased from Jan. 2014 ($8,183 Mil) to Jan. 2015 ($12,372 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. Best Buy Co Inc's enterprise value for Today is $9,839 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.

Best Buy Co Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jan. 2015 )=Share Price (A: Jan. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jan. 2015 )
=35.2*351.47
=12,372

Best Buy Co Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jan. 2015 )=Share Price (Q: Jan. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jan. 2015 )
=35.2*351.47
=12,372

* 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.

Best Buy Co Inc Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Jan14Jan15
mktcap 17,94726,12722,34117,65912,18815,28712,6579,0488,18312,372

Best Buy Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15
mktcap 6,1495,1428,80510,26014,6178,1628,99910,39211,93612,372
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