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WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE:WEC)
Market Cap
$17,542 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). WEC Energy Group Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $59.88. WEC Energy Group Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was 316 Mil. Therefore, WEC Energy Group Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $18,899 Mil.

WEC Energy Group Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Mar. 2016 ($18,961 Mil) to Jun. 2016 ($20,610 Mil) but then declined from Jun. 2016 ($20,610 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($18,899 Mil).

WEC Energy Group Inc's annual market cap increased from Dec. 2013 ($9,341 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($11,894 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2014 ($11,894 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($16,198 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. WEC Energy Group Inc's enterprise value for Today is $27,597 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.

WEC Energy Group Inc'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 )
=51.31*315.68
=16,198

WEC Energy Group Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Sep. 2016 )=Share Price (Q: Sep. 2016 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=59.88*315.62
=18,899

* 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.

WEC Energy Group Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
mktcap 5,5515,6984,9085,8276,8808,0588,4409,34111,89416,198

WEC Energy Group Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
mktcap 10,5819,69711,89411,16214,19616,48516,19818,96120,61018,899
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