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Richardson Electronics Ltd (NAS:RELL)
Market Cap
$88.4 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). Richardson Electronics Ltd's share price for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was $5.2. Richardson Electronics Ltd's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was 12.8 Mil. Therefore, Richardson Electronics Ltd's market cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 was $66.8 Mil.

Richardson Electronics Ltd's quarterly market cap declined from Nov. 2015 ($72.3 Mil) to Feb. 2016 ($62.9 Mil) but then increased from Feb. 2016 ($62.9 Mil) to May. 2016 ($66.8 Mil).

Richardson Electronics Ltd's annual market cap declined from May. 2014 ($142.8 Mil) to May. 2015 ($118.4 Mil) and declined from May. 2015 ($118.4 Mil) to May. 2016 ($66.8 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. Richardson Electronics Ltd's enterprise value for Today is $25.6 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.

Richardson Electronics Ltd's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: May. 2016 )=Share Price (A: May. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: May. 2016 )
=5.2*12.84
=66.8

Richardson Electronics Ltd's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: May. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: May. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: May. 2016 )
=5.2*12.84
=66.8

* 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.

Richardson Electronics Ltd Annual Data

May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14May15May16
mktcap 169.9101.270.6172.6243.3193.3179.9142.8118.466.8

Richardson Electronics Ltd Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
mktcap 154.1142.8142.7139.7124.9118.481.572.362.966.8
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