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Microsoft Corp (NAS:MSFT)
Market Cap
\$460,767 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). Microsoft Corp's share price for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was \$57.6. Microsoft Corp's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 7,784 Mil. Therefore, Microsoft Corp's market cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was \$448,358 Mil.

Microsoft Corp's quarterly market cap declined from Mar. 2016 (\$434,660 Mil) to Jun. 2016 (\$399,535 Mil) but then increased from Jun. 2016 (\$399,535 Mil) to Sep. 2016 (\$448,358 Mil).

Microsoft Corp's annual market cap increased from Jun. 2014 (\$343,566 Mil) to Jun. 2015 (\$354,392 Mil) and increased from Jun. 2015 (\$354,392 Mil) to Jun. 2016 (\$399,535 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. Microsoft Corp's enterprise value for Today is \$398,525 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.

Microsoft Corp's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Jun. 2016 ) = Share Price (A: Jun. 2016 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Jun. 2016 ) = 51.17 * 7808.00 = 399,535

Microsoft 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 ) = 57.6 * 7784.00 = 448,358

* 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.

Microsoft Corp Annual Data

 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 mktcap 276,296 251,744 211,743 199,451 217,776 256,375 287,732 343,566 354,392 399,535

Microsoft Corp Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 mktcap 343,566 382,702 381,726 329,875 354,392 353,460 439,679 434,660 399,535 448,358
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