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Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO)
Market Cap
$15,114 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). Marathon Oil Corp's share price for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $15.81. Marathon Oil Corp's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 847 Mil. Therefore, Marathon Oil Corp's market cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $13,391 Mil.

Marathon Oil Corp's quarterly market cap increased from Mar. 2016 ($9,444 Mil) to Jun. 2016 ($12,728 Mil) and increased from Jun. 2016 ($12,728 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($13,391 Mil).

Marathon Oil Corp's annual market cap declined from Dec. 2013 ($24,604 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($19,096 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2014 ($19,096 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($8,523 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. Marathon Oil Corp's enterprise value for Today is $20,439 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.

Marathon Oil Corp'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 )
=12.59*677.00
=8,523

Marathon Oil Corp's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Sep. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Sep. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=15.81*847.00
=13,391

* 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.

Marathon Oil Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
mktcap 19,53126,23511,72013,41715,96120,60021,67724,60419,0968,523

Marathon Oil Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
mktcap 26,86625,37319,09617,62917,96810,4268,5239,44412,72813,391
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