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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). Media General Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $13.99. Media General Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was 128 Mil. Therefore, Media General Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,789 Mil.
Media General Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Mar. 2015 ($2,149 Mil) to Jun. 2015 ($2,125 Mil) and declined from Jun. 2015 ($2,125 Mil) to Sep. 2015 ($1,789 Mil).
Media General Inc's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2012 ($119 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($2,001 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2013 ($2,001 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($2,174 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. Media General Inc's enterprise value for Today is $4,264 Mil.
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.
Media General Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as
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Media General Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as
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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 companys 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.
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