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Nuance Communications Inc (NAS:NUAN)
Market Cap
$5,102 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. Nuance Communications Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was $17.51. Nuance Communications Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was 311 Mil. Therefore, Nuance Communications Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was $5,102 Mil.

Nuance Communications Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Dec. 2014 ($4,640 Mil) to Mar. 2015 ($4,564 Mil) but then increased from Mar. 2015 ($4,564 Mil) to Jun. 2015 ($5,445 Mil).

Nuance Communications Inc's annual market cap declined from Sep. 2012 ($7,767 Mil) to Sep. 2013 ($5,896 Mil) and declined from Sep. 2013 ($5,896 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($4,946 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. Nuance Communications Inc's enterprise value for Today is $6,764 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.

Nuance Communications Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Sep. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Sep. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Sep. 2014 )
=15.415*320.87
=4,946

Nuance Communications Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jun. 2015 )=Share Price (Q: Jun. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jun. 2015 )
=17.51*310.94
=5,445

* 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.

Nuance Communications Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
mktcap 8351,3973,7302,7964,1434,6606,2797,7675,8964,946

Nuance Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
mktcap 6,4065,7595,8964,8235,4655,9904,9464,6404,5645,445
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