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Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV (NYSE:FMX)
Market Cap
$33,521 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. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was $93.5. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was 358 Mil. Therefore, Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was $33,521 Mil.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's quarterly market cap declined from Sep. 2014 ($32,937 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($31,499 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2014 ($31,499 Mil) to Mar. 2015 ($33,456 Mil).

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's annual market cap declined from Dec. 2012 ($36,032 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($35,020 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2013 ($35,020 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($31,499 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. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's enterprise value for Today is $36,154 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.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV'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 )
=88.03*357.82
=31,499

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Mar. 2015 )=Share Price (Q: Mar. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Mar. 2015 )
=93.5*357.82
=33,456

* 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.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
mktcap 8,64913,80813,65810,78117,13220,00924,94436,03235,02031,499

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
mktcap 36,03240,61336,92334,74135,02033,36333,51032,93731,49933,456
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