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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
Market Cap (M)
$2,087 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). John Wiley & Sons Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $55.1. John Wiley & Sons Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 57 Mil. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $3,159 Mil.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Jul. 2016 ($3,325 Mil) to Oct. 2016 ($2,969 Mil) but then increased from Oct. 2016 ($2,969 Mil) to Jan. 2017 ($3,159 Mil).

John Wiley & Sons Inc's annual market cap declined from Apr. 2014 ($3,393 Mil) to Apr. 2015 ($3,347 Mil) and declined from Apr. 2015 ($3,347 Mil) to Apr. 2016 ($2,854 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. John Wiley & Sons Inc's enterprise value for Today is $2,468 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Apr. 2016 )=Share Price (A: Apr. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Apr. 2016 )
=49.59*57.56
=2,854

John Wiley & Sons 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 )
=55.1*57.34
=3,159

* 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.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
mktcap 1,7992,7001,9742,5373,0922,6902,2393,3933,3472,854

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
mktcap 3,4373,6383,3473,1063,0392,4132,8543,3252,9693,159
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