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rue21 Inc (NAS:RUE)
Market Cap
$987.1 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. rue21 Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was $41.78. rue21 Inc's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 23.5 Mil. Therefore, rue21 Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was $987.1 Mil.

rue21 Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Jan. 2013 ($705.9 Mil) to Apr. 2013 ($756.3 Mil) and increased from Apr. 2013 ($756.3 Mil) to Jul. 2013 ($982.2 Mil).

rue21 Inc's annual market cap declined from Jan. 2011 ($719.2 Mil) to Jan. 2012 ($592.4 Mil) but then increased from Jan. 2012 ($592.4 Mil) to Jan. 2013 ($739.9 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. rue21 Inc's enterprise value for Today is $937.3 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.

rue21 Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jan. 2013 )=Share Price (A: Jan. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jan. 2013 )
=29.71*24.903
=739.9

rue21 Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jul. 2013 )=Share Price (Q: Jul. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jul. 2013 )
=41.78*23.51
=982.2

* 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.

rue21 Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
mktcap 0.00.00.00.00.00.0679.4719.2592.4739.9

rue21 Inc Quarterly Data

Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13
mktcap 734.6804.0651.6592.4743.3592.8716.9705.9756.3982.2
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