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Forest City Enterprises Inc (NYSE:FCE.A)
Market Cap
$5,074 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. Forest City Enterprises Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was $21.3. Forest City Enterprises Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 201 Mil. Therefore, Forest City Enterprises Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was $5,074 Mil.

Forest City Enterprises Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Jun. 2014 ($3,952 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($3,891 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2014 ($3,891 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($4,281 Mil).

Forest City Enterprises Inc's annual market cap increased from Jan. 2012 ($2,221 Mil) to Jan. 2013 ($3,111 Mil) and increased from Jan. 2013 ($3,111 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($4,281 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. Forest City Enterprises Inc's enterprise value for Today is $9,921 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.

Forest City Enterprises Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Dec. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Dec. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Dec. 2014 )
=21.3*200.97
=4,281

Forest City Enterprises Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Dec. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Dec. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Dec. 2014 )
=21.3*200.97
=4,281

* 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.

Forest City Enterprises Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Dec14
mktcap 2,9403,9056,3034,1166951,7572,7982,2213,1114,281

Forest City Enterprises Inc Quarterly Data

Oct12Jan13Mar13Apr13Jul13Oct13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
mktcap 2,8643,1113,3003,6553,4644,0063,7773,9523,8914,281
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