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HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ)
Market Cap (M)
$29,081 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). HP Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $15.05. HP Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 1,705 Mil. Therefore, HP Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $25,667 Mil.

HP Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Jul. 2016 ($23,969 Mil) to Oct. 2016 ($24,807 Mil) and increased from Oct. 2016 ($24,807 Mil) to Jan. 2017 ($25,667 Mil).

HP Inc's annual market cap declined from Oct. 2014 ($29,957 Mil) to Oct. 2015 ($22,081 Mil) but then increased from Oct. 2015 ($22,081 Mil) to Oct. 2016 ($24,807 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. HP Inc's enterprise value for Today is $29,538 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.

HP Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Oct. 2016 )=Share Price (A: Oct. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Oct. 2016 )
=14.49*1712.00
=24,807

HP Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jan. 2017 )=Share Price (Q: Jan. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Jan. 2017 )
=15.05*1705.45
=25,667

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

HP Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
mktcap 60,52741,97350,96642,07424,05112,34721,10229,95722,08124,807

HP Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
mktcap 29,95729,97127,05124,96222,08116,86620,98923,96924,80725,667
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