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Lorillard Inc (NYSE:LO)
Market Cap
\$25,727 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). Lorillard Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was \$65.35. Lorillard Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was 360 Mil. Therefore, Lorillard Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 was \$23,548 Mil.

Lorillard Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Sep. 2014 (\$21,568 Mil) to Dec. 2014 (\$22,658 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2014 (\$22,658 Mil) to Mar. 2015 (\$23,548 Mil).

Lorillard Inc's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2012 (\$14,856 Mil) to Dec. 2013 (\$18,498 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2013 (\$18,498 Mil) to Dec. 2014 (\$22,658 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. Lorillard Inc's enterprise value for Today is \$0 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.

Lorillard Inc'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 (EOP) (A: Dec. 2014 ) = 62.94 * 360.00 = 22,658

Lorillard Inc'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 (EOP) (Q: Mar. 2015 ) = 65.35 * 360.33 = 23,548

* 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.

Lorillard Inc Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 mktcap 7,654 11,261 14,842 9,471 12,516 12,063 15,048 14,856 18,498 22,658

Lorillard Inc Quarterly Data

 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 mktcap 14,856 15,252 16,380 16,524 18,498 19,631 21,949 21,568 22,658 23,548
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