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Westell Technologies Inc (NAS:WSTL)
Market Cap (M)
$44.64 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). Westell Technologies Inc's share price for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.7. Westell Technologies Inc's shares outstanding (EOP) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was 62.00 Mil. Therefore, Westell Technologies Inc's market cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $43.40 Mil.

Westell Technologies Inc's quarterly market cap increased from Sep. 2016 ($31.45 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($40.09 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2016 ($40.09 Mil) to Mar. 2017 ($43.40 Mil).

Westell Technologies Inc's annual market cap declined from Mar. 2015 ($79.62 Mil) to Mar. 2016 ($71.51 Mil) and declined from Mar. 2016 ($71.51 Mil) to Mar. 2017 ($43.40 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. Westell Technologies Inc's enterprise value for Today is $22.86 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.

Westell Technologies Inc's Market Cap for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (A: Mar. 2017 )=Share Price (A: Mar. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (A: Mar. 2017 )
=0.7*62.00
=43.40

Westell Technologies Inc's Market Cap for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Market Cap (Q: Mar. 2017 )=Share Price (Q: Mar. 2017 )*Shares Outstanding (EOP) (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=0.7*62.00
=43.40

* 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.

Westell Technologies Inc Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
mktcap 107.0919.2895.79240.56149.98118.41220.6379.6271.5143.40

Westell Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
mktcap 90.2979.6260.2469.5776.9071.5142.8831.4540.0943.40
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