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Matthews International Corporation (NAS:MATW)
Market Cap
$1,573 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. Matthews International Corporation's share price for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $44.48. Matthews International Corporation's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 33 Mil. Therefore, Matthews International Corporation's market cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,573 Mil.

Matthews International Corporation's quarterly market cap increased from Mar. 2014 ($1,116 Mil) to Jun. 2014 ($1,366 Mil) and increased from Jun. 2014 ($1,366 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($1,460 Mil).

Matthews International Corporation's annual market cap increased from Sep. 2012 ($824 Mil) to Sep. 2013 ($1,038 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2013 ($1,038 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($1,460 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. Matthews International Corporation's enterprise value for Today is $2,231 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.

Matthews International Corporation's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Sep. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Sep. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Sep. 2014 )
=44.48*32.83
=1,460

Matthews International Corporation's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Sep. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Sep. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=44.48*32.83
=1,460

* 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.

Matthews International Corporation Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
mktcap 1,2101,1741,3711,5681,0721,0428748241,0381,460

Matthews International Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
mktcap 9088248839641,0341,0381,1651,1161,3661,460
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