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Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Market Cap
$1,398 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. Brady Corp's share price for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was $23.34. Brady Corp's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was 51 Mil. Therefore, Brady Corp's market cap for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,398 Mil.

Brady Corp's quarterly market cap increased from Apr. 2014 ($1,327 Mil) to Jul. 2014 ($1,344 Mil) but then declined from Jul. 2014 ($1,344 Mil) to Oct. 2014 ($1,196 Mil).

Brady Corp's annual market cap increased from Jul. 2012 ($1,368 Mil) to Jul. 2013 ($1,736 Mil) but then declined from Jul. 2013 ($1,736 Mil) to Jul. 2014 ($1,344 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. Brady Corp's enterprise value for Today is $1,572 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.

Brady Corp's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jul. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Jul. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jul. 2014 )
=26.19*51.32
=1,344

Brady Corp'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 )
=23.34*51.25
=1,196

* 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.

Brady Corp Annual Data

Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14
mktcap 1,6851,6581,9021,9751,5451,4631,5731,3681,7361,344

Brady Corp Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
mktcap 1,3681,5721,7881,7451,7361,5221,4331,3271,3441,196
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