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Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (NYSE:MJN)
Market Cap
$15,534 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). Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $84.97. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was 187 Mil. Therefore, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $15,864 Mil.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's quarterly market cap increased from Sep. 2015 ($14,235 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($14,724 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($14,724 Mil) to Mar. 2016 ($15,864 Mil).

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2013 ($16,920 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($20,339 Mil) but then declined from Dec. 2014 ($20,339 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($14,724 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. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's enterprise value for Today is $16,891 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Dec. 2015 )=Share Price (A: Dec. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Dec. 2015 )
=78.95*186.50
=14,724

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Mar. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Mar. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=84.97*186.70
=15,864

* 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
mktcap 0008,93712,74914,00013,34316,92020,33914,724

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
mktcap 16,92016,80318,83919,44620,33920,36718,29714,23514,72415,864
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