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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Market Cap
$17,599 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. Seagate Technology PLC's share price for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $56.92. Seagate Technology PLC's shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 327 Mil. Therefore, Seagate Technology PLC's market cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $17,599 Mil.

Seagate Technology PLC's quarterly market cap declined from Dec. 2013 ($18,447 Mil) to Mar. 2014 ($18,335 Mil) but then increased from Mar. 2014 ($18,335 Mil) to Jun. 2014 ($18,588 Mil).

Seagate Technology PLC's annual market cap increased from Jun. 2012 ($9,794 Mil) to Jun. 2013 ($16,114 Mil) and increased from Jun. 2013 ($16,114 Mil) to Jun. 2014 ($18,588 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. Seagate Technology PLC's enterprise value for Today is $18,865 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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jun. 2014 )=Share Price (A: Jun. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jun. 2014 )
=56.92*326.56
=18,588

Seagate Technology PLC's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jun. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Jun. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=56.92*326.56
=18,588

* 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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
mktcap 8,32711,16811,7899,2725,1416,3776,8919,79416,11418,588

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
mktcap 11,6799,79412,13810,87513,08716,11415,70018,44718,33518,588
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