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Zoltek Companies, Inc. (NAS:ZOLT)
Market Cap
\$575.5 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). Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s share price for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was \$16.75. Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was 34.4 Mil. Therefore, Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s market cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 was \$576.2 Mil.

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s quarterly market cap increased from Jun. 2013 (\$444.0 Mil) to Sep. 2013 (\$574.0 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2013 (\$574.0 Mil) to Dec. 2013 (\$576.2 Mil).

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s annual market cap increased from Sep. 2011 (\$221.0 Mil) to Sep. 2012 (\$264.2 Mil) and increased from Sep. 2012 (\$264.2 Mil) to Sep. 2013 (\$574.0 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. Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s enterprise value for Today is \$0.0 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.

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

 Market Cap (A: Sep. 2013 ) = Share Price (A: Sep. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Sep. 2013 ) = 16.69 * 34.39 = 574.0

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

 Market Cap (Q: Dec. 2013 ) = Share Price (Q: Dec. 2013 ) * Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Dec. 2013 ) = 16.75 * 34.40 = 576.2

* 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 (EOP)

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Zoltek Companies, Inc. Annual Data

 Sep04 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 mktcap 146.1 248.7 655.9 1,307.6 587.0 361.4 334.3 221.0 264.2 574.0

Zoltek Companies, Inc. Quarterly Data

 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 mktcap 221.0 261.9 389.0 310.3 264.2 266.2 410.8 444.0 574.0 576.2
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