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Village Super Market, Inc. (NAS:VLGEA)
Market Cap
$402 Mil (As of Jan. 2014)

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. Village Super Market, Inc.'s share price for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was $29.04. Village Super Market, Inc.'s shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was 14 Mil. Therefore, Village Super Market, Inc.'s market cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was $402 Mil.

Village Super Market, Inc.'s quarterly market cap declined from Jul. 2013 ($510 Mil) to Oct. 2013 ($508 Mil) and declined from Oct. 2013 ($508 Mil) to Jan. 2014 ($402 Mil).

Village Super Market, Inc.'s annual market cap increased from Jul. 2011 ($368 Mil) to Jul. 2012 ($487 Mil) and increased from Jul. 2012 ($487 Mil) to Jul. 2013 ($510 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. Village Super Market, Inc.'s enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 was $342 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.

Village Super Market, Inc.'s Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jul. 2013 )=Share Price (A: Jul. 2013 )*Shares Outstanding (A: Jul. 2013 )
=36.85*13.84
=510

Village Super Market, Inc.'s Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Jan. 2014 )=Share Price (Q: Jan. 2014 )*Shares Outstanding (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=29.04*13.86
=402

* 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.

Village Super Market, Inc. Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
mktcap 100179213303279389366368487510

Village Super Market, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
mktcap 388433378487505441486510508402
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