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Rite Aid Corp (NYSE:RAD)
Market Cap
$8,440 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). Rite Aid Corp's share price for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 was $7.95. Rite Aid Corp's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 was 1,048 Mil. Therefore, Rite Aid Corp's market cap for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 was $8,330 Mil.

Rite Aid Corp's quarterly market cap declined from Aug. 2015 ($8,626 Mil) to Nov. 2015 ($8,246 Mil) but then increased from Nov. 2015 ($8,246 Mil) to Feb. 2016 ($8,330 Mil).

Rite Aid Corp's annual market cap increased from Feb. 2014 ($6,452 Mil) to Feb. 2015 ($7,889 Mil) and increased from Feb. 2015 ($7,889 Mil) to Feb. 2016 ($8,330 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. Rite Aid Corp's enterprise value for Today is $15,283 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.

Rite Aid Corp's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Feb. 2016 )=Share Price (A: Feb. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Feb. 2016 )
=7.95*1047.75
=8,330

Rite Aid Corp's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Feb. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Feb. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Feb. 2016 )
=7.95*1047.75
=8,330

* 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.

Rite Aid Corp Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
mktcap 3,2042,2172411,3491,1661,3641,4886,4527,8898,330

Rite Aid Corp Quarterly Data

Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16
mktcap 5,7156,4018,1766,1045,3807,8898,8498,6268,2468,330
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