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Hormel Foods Corp (NYSE:HRL)
Market Cap
$21,247 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). Hormel Foods Corp's share price for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 was $67.55. Hormel Foods Corp's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 was 264 Mil. Therefore, Hormel Foods Corp's market cap for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 was $17,847 Mil.

Hormel Foods Corp's quarterly market cap increased from Apr. 2015 ($14,358 Mil) to Jul. 2015 ($15,650 Mil) and increased from Jul. 2015 ($15,650 Mil) to Oct. 2015 ($17,847 Mil).

Hormel Foods Corp's annual market cap increased from Oct. 2013 ($11,459 Mil) to Oct. 2014 ($14,211 Mil) and increased from Oct. 2014 ($14,211 Mil) to Oct. 2015 ($17,847 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. Hormel Foods Corp's enterprise value for Today is $20,949 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.

Hormel Foods Corp's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Oct. 2015 )=Share Price (A: Oct. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Oct. 2015 )
=67.55*264.21
=17,847

Hormel Foods Corp's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Oct. 2015 )=Share Price (Q: Oct. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Oct. 2015 )
=67.55*264.21
=17,847

* 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.

Hormel Foods Corp Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
mktcap 4,9614,9493,8104,8716,1067,7797,76811,45914,21117,847

Hormel Foods Corp Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
mktcap 11,18311,45911,99312,58711,94914,21113,51014,35815,65017,847
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