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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Market Cap
\$24,382 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). Dell Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$12.66. Dell Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 1,756 Mil. Therefore, Dell Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$22,232 Mil.

Dell Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Jan. 2013 (\$23,011 Mil) to Apr. 2013 (\$23,413 Mil) but then declined from Apr. 2013 (\$23,413 Mil) to Jul. 2013 (\$22,232 Mil).

Dell Inc's annual market cap increased from Jan. 2011 (\$25,241 Mil) to Jan. 2012 (\$31,927 Mil) but then declined from Jan. 2012 (\$31,927 Mil) to Jan. 2013 (\$23,236 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. Dell 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.

Dell Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Jan. 2013 ) = Share Price (A: Jan. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Jan. 2013 ) = 13.24 * 1755.000 = 23,236

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

 Market Cap (Q: Jul. 2013 ) = Share Price (Q: Jul. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Jul. 2013 ) = 12.66 * 1756.07 = 22,232

* 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.

Dell Inc Annual Data

 Jan04 Jan05 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 mktcap 87,579 107,240 71,780 55,004 45,030 18,867 25,245 25,241 31,927 23,236

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 mktcap 29,378 29,784 28,379 30,342 28,845 20,600 16,041 23,011 23,413 22,232
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