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National Financial Partners Corporation (NYSE:NFP)
Market Cap
\$1,017 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). National Financial Partners Corporation's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was \$22.43. National Financial Partners Corporation's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was 40 Mil. Therefore, National Financial Partners Corporation's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 was \$899 Mil.

National Financial Partners Corporation's quarterly market cap increased from Sep. 2012 (\$674 Mil) to Dec. 2012 (\$683 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2012 (\$683 Mil) to Mar. 2013 (\$899 Mil).

National Financial Partners Corporation's annual market cap declined from Dec. 2010 (\$583 Mil) to Dec. 2011 (\$551 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2011 (\$551 Mil) to Dec. 2012 (\$683 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. National Financial Partners Corporation's enterprise value for Today is \$0 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.

National Financial Partners Corporation's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Dec. 2012 ) = Share Price (A: Dec. 2012 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Dec. 2012 ) = 17.14 * 39.86 = 683

National Financial Partners Corporation's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as

 Market Cap (Q: Mar. 2013 ) = Share Price (Q: Mar. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Mar. 2013 ) = 22.43 * 40.08 = 899

* 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.

National Financial Partners Corporation Annual Data

 Dec03 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 mktcap 890 1,323 1,932 1,691 1,768 121 335 583 551 683

National Financial Partners Corporation Quarterly Data

 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 mktcap 583 649 500 456 551 615 538 674 683 899
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