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Dollar Tree Inc (NAS:DLTR)
Market Cap (M)
$16,708 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). Dollar Tree Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $82.77. Dollar Tree Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was 237 Mil. Therefore, Dollar Tree Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 was $19,580 Mil.

Dollar Tree Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Oct. 2016 ($17,830 Mil) to Jan. 2017 ($18,228 Mil) and increased from Jan. 2017 ($18,228 Mil) to Apr. 2017 ($19,580 Mil).

Dollar Tree Inc's annual market cap increased from Jan. 2015 ($14,624 Mil) to Jan. 2016 ($19,108 Mil) but then declined from Jan. 2016 ($19,108 Mil) to Jan. 2017 ($18,228 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. Dollar Tree Inc's enterprise value for Today is $21,847 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.

Dollar Tree Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Jan. 2017 )=Share Price (A: Jan. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Jan. 2017 )
=77.19*236.14
=18,228

Dollar Tree Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Apr. 2017 )=Share Price (Q: Apr. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Apr. 2017 )
=82.77*236.56
=19,580

* 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.

Dollar Tree Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
mktcap 2,5163,8794,3356,2419,8019,22611,06914,62419,10818,228

Dollar Tree Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
mktcap 14,62415,75418,31515,37719,10818,77722,69617,83018,22819,580
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