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Boise Inc (NYSE:BZ)
Market Cap
\$1,265 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). Boise Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2013 was \$8.54. Boise Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2013 was 101 Mil. Therefore, Boise Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2013 was \$862 Mil.

Boise Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Dec. 2012 (\$799 Mil) to Mar. 2013 (\$874 Mil) but then declined from Mar. 2013 (\$874 Mil) to Jun. 2013 (\$862 Mil).

Boise Inc's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2010 (\$673 Mil) to Dec. 2011 (\$714 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2011 (\$714 Mil) to Dec. 2012 (\$799 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. Boise Inc's enterprise value for Today is \$0 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.

Boise Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Dec. 2012 ) = Share Price (A: Dec. 2012 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Dec. 2012 ) = 7.95 * 100.50 = 799

Boise Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as

 Market Cap (Q: Jun. 2013 ) = Share Price (Q: Jun. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Jun. 2013 ) = 8.54 * 100.88 = 862

* 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.

Boise Inc Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 mktcap 0 0 0 0 504 34 448 673 714 799

Boise Inc Quarterly Data

 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 mktcap 762 947 559 714 825 661 880 799 874 862
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