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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Market Cap
$38,236 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. Micron Technology Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $32.6. Micron Technology Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was 1,073 Mil. Therefore, Micron Technology Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $38,236 Mil.

Micron Technology Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Feb. 2014 ($25,883 Mil) to May. 2014 ($30,591 Mil) and increased from May. 2014 ($30,591 Mil) to Aug. 2014 ($34,980 Mil).

Micron Technology Inc's annual market cap increased from Aug. 2012 ($6,320 Mil) to Aug. 2013 ($14,173 Mil) and increased from Aug. 2013 ($14,173 Mil) to Aug. 2014 ($34,980 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. Micron Technology Inc's enterprise value for Today is $41,097 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.

Micron Technology Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Aug. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Aug. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Aug. 2014 )
=32.6*1073.00
=34,980

Micron Technology Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Aug. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Aug. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=32.6*1073.00
=34,980

* 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.

Micron Technology Inc Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
mktcap 7,33812,6128,6663,2276,2416,4215,9346,32014,17334,980

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
mktcap 5,8086,3206,0908,59812,08514,17322,31225,88330,59134,980
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