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Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Market Cap
$26,758 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. Sempra Energy's share price for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was $111.36. Sempra Energy's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 252 Mil. Therefore, Sempra Energy's market cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was $26,758 Mil.

Sempra Energy's quarterly market cap increased from Jun. 2014 ($25,759 Mil) to Sep. 2014 ($25,923 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2014 ($25,923 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($28,039 Mil).

Sempra Energy's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2012 ($17,167 Mil) to Dec. 2013 ($21,901 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2013 ($21,901 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($27,913 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. Sempra Energy's enterprise value for Today is $32,195 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.

Sempra Energy's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Dec. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Dec. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Dec. 2014 )
=111.36*250.655
=27,913

Sempra Energy's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Dec. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Dec. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Dec. 2014 )
=111.36*251.786
=28,039

* 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.

Sempra Energy Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
mktcap 11,52814,69216,17010,38613,82712,59513,20017,16721,90127,913

Sempra Energy Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
mktcap 15,60717,16719,50519,94920,88621,90123,70625,75925,92328,039
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