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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Market Cap
$67,256 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. Hewlett-Packard Co's share price for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $33.06. Hewlett-Packard Co's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was 1,895 Mil. Therefore, Hewlett-Packard Co's market cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $67,256 Mil.

Hewlett-Packard Co's quarterly market cap increased from Oct. 2013 ($46,835 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($55,071 Mil) and increased from Jan. 2014 ($55,071 Mil) to Apr. 2014 ($62,653 Mil).

Hewlett-Packard Co's annual market cap declined from Oct. 2011 ($52,981 Mil) to Oct. 2012 ($27,188 Mil) but then increased from Oct. 2012 ($27,188 Mil) to Oct. 2013 ($46,835 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. Hewlett-Packard Co's enterprise value for Today is $75,143 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Oct. 2013 )=Share Price (A: Oct. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Oct. 2013 )
=24.37*1921.82
=46,835

Hewlett-Packard Co's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Apr. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Apr. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Apr. 2014 )
=33.06*1895.12
=62,653

* 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
mktcap 56,35180,334106,107133,23493,752112,24392,65652,98127,18846,835

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
mktcap 55,34448,97535,87827,18832,24439,65549,53746,83555,07162,653
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