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Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE)
Market Cap
$2,505 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. Buckle, Inc.'s share price for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was $48.75. Buckle, Inc.'s shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was 48 Mil. Therefore, Buckle, Inc.'s market cap for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was $2,505 Mil.

Buckle, Inc.'s quarterly market cap declined from Apr. 2014 ($2,273 Mil) to Jul. 2014 ($2,129 Mil) but then increased from Jul. 2014 ($2,129 Mil) to Oct. 2014 ($2,358 Mil).

Buckle, Inc.'s annual market cap increased from Jan. 2012 ($2,069 Mil) to Jan. 2013 ($2,232 Mil) but then declined from Jan. 2013 ($2,232 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($2,126 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. Buckle, Inc.'s enterprise value for Today is $2,297 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.

Buckle, Inc.'s Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jan. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Jan. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jan. 2014 )
=44.32*47.976
=2,126

Buckle, Inc.'s Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Oct. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Oct. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Oct. 2014 )
=48.75*48.37
=2,358

* 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.

Buckle, Inc. Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
mktcap 6367201,0071,2829851,4071,6852,0692,2322,126

Buckle, Inc. Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
mktcap 1,8532,1652,2482,3462,7062,3652,1422,2732,1292,358
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