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SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU)
Market Cap
\$1,243 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). SUPERVALU Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2016 was \$5.48. SUPERVALU Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2016 was 266 Mil. Therefore, SUPERVALU Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2016 was \$1,456 Mil.

SUPERVALU Inc's quarterly market cap declined from Feb. 2016 (\$1,354 Mil) to May. 2016 (\$1,230 Mil) but then increased from May. 2016 (\$1,230 Mil) to Aug. 2016 (\$1,456 Mil).

SUPERVALU Inc's annual market cap increased from Feb. 2014 (\$1,656 Mil) to Feb. 2015 (\$2,569 Mil) but then declined from Feb. 2015 (\$2,569 Mil) to Feb. 2016 (\$1,354 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. SUPERVALU Inc's enterprise value for Today is \$3,577 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.

SUPERVALU Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Feb. 2016 ) = Share Price (A: Feb. 2016 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Feb. 2016 ) = 5.11 * 265.00 = 1,354

SUPERVALU Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2016 is calculated as

 Market Cap (Q: Aug. 2016 ) = Share Price (Q: Aug. 2016 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Aug. 2016 ) = 5.48 * 265.77 = 1,456

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

SUPERVALU Inc Annual Data

 Feb07 Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 Feb15 Feb16 mktcap 7,765 5,565 3,305 3,237 1,830 1,384 846 1,656 2,569 1,354

SUPERVALU Inc Quarterly Data

 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 mktcap 1,944 2,490 2,415 2,569 2,312 2,183 1,787 1,354 1,230 1,456
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