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Qualcomm Inc (NAS:QCOM)
Market Cap
$127,666 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. Qualcomm Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $78.99. Qualcomm Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 1,678 Mil. Therefore, Qualcomm Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $127,666 Mil.

Qualcomm Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Dec. 2013 ($125,260 Mil) to Mar. 2014 ($132,958 Mil) but then declined from Mar. 2014 ($132,958 Mil) to Jun. 2014 ($132,545 Mil).

Qualcomm Inc's annual market cap increased from Sep. 2011 ($81,747 Mil) to Sep. 2012 ($106,574 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2012 ($106,574 Mil) to Sep. 2013 ($115,483 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. Qualcomm Inc's enterprise value for Today is $111,936 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.

Qualcomm Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Sep. 2013 )=Share Price (A: Sep. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Sep. 2013 )
=67.32*1715.43
=115,483

Qualcomm Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jun. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Jun. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=78.99*1678.00
=132,545

* 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.

Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
mktcap 63,54872,96160,04669,15870,51275,07272,75481,747106,574115,483

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
mktcap 116,45195,324106,574106,152115,538105,197115,483125,260132,958132,545
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