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Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB)
Market Cap
$96,004 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). Schlumberger Ltd's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $73.75. Schlumberger Ltd's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was 1,252 Mil. Therefore, Schlumberger Ltd's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $92,359 Mil.

Schlumberger Ltd's quarterly market cap increased from Sep. 2015 ($86,978 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($87,632 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($87,632 Mil) to Mar. 2016 ($92,359 Mil).

Schlumberger Ltd's annual market cap declined from Dec. 2013 ($117,804 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($108,924 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2014 ($108,924 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($87,632 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. Schlumberger Ltd's enterprise value for Today is $103,362 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.

Schlumberger Ltd's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Dec. 2015 )=Share Price (A: Dec. 2015 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Dec. 2015 )
=69.75*1256.37
=87,632

Schlumberger Ltd's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Mar. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Mar. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=73.75*1252.33
=92,359

* 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.

Schlumberger Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
mktcap 78,457121,84851,80779,019113,64491,11192,048117,804108,92487,632

Schlumberger Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
mktcap 117,804126,964152,915130,854108,924105,946109,06986,97887,63292,359
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