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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY)
Market Cap
$9,844 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). Best Buy Co Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was $32.08. Best Buy Co Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was 323 Mil. Therefore, Best Buy Co Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 was $10,373 Mil.

Best Buy Co Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Oct. 2015 ($12,080 Mil) to Jan. 2016 ($9,043 Mil) but then increased from Jan. 2016 ($9,043 Mil) to Apr. 2016 ($10,373 Mil).

Best Buy Co Inc's annual market cap increased from Jan. 2014 ($8,183 Mil) to Jan. 2015 ($12,372 Mil) but then declined from Jan. 2015 ($12,372 Mil) to Jan. 2016 ($9,043 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 $8,189 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. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jan. 2016 )=Share Price (A: Jan. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Jan. 2016 )
=27.93*323.78
=9,043

Best Buy Co Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Apr. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Apr. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Apr. 2016 )
=32.08*323.35
=10,373

* 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.

Best Buy Co Inc Annual Data

Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Jan14Jan15Jan16
mktcap 26,12722,34117,65912,18815,28712,6579,0488,18312,3729,043

Best Buy Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
mktcap 8,1628,99910,39211,93612,37212,20311,12612,0809,04310,373
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