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Nintendo Co Ltd (OTCPK:NTDOY)
Market Cap
$17,064 Mil (As of Dec. 2013)

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. Nintendo Co Ltd's share price for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $16.68. Nintendo Co Ltd's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was 1,023 Mil. Therefore, Nintendo Co Ltd's market cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $17,064 Mil.

Nintendo Co Ltd's quarterly market cap declined from Jun. 2013 ($15,008 Mil) to Sep. 2013 ($14,445 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2013 ($14,445 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($17,064 Mil).

Nintendo Co Ltd's annual market cap declined from Mar. 2011 ($34,517 Mil) to Mar. 2012 ($19,396 Mil) and declined from Mar. 2012 ($19,396 Mil) to Mar. 2013 ($13,749 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. Nintendo Co Ltd's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was $11,653 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.

Nintendo Co Ltd's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Mar. 2013 )=Share Price (A: Mar. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Mar. 2013 )
=13.44*1023.01
=13,749

Nintendo Co Ltd's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Dec. 2013 )=Share Price (Q: Dec. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Dec. 2013 )
=16.68*1023.01
=17,064

* 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.

Nintendo Co Ltd Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
mktcap 13,76514,53618,98237,14466,35237,34242,61034,51719,39613,749

Nintendo Co Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
mktcap 18,56817,33019,39614,85416,23513,61613,74915,00814,44517,064
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