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Why are Market Cap Categories Not Consistent?

According to Investopedia, a "small cap" company is between $300M and $2Bn. However, on Fidelity, companies are marked as being "micro cap" until they have a market cap greater ...
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Can a company with a very large valuation still be held privately?

We see many companies with extremely high valuations like Microsoft, Google, Amazon etc. All these companies are held publicly. (Although the founder might be holding a large portion of the shares; I ...
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Google capitalzation vs Apple $3T

I'm curious about some of the arithmetic in the market. Google (Alphabet) has two classes in the S&P 500 (GOOG class C and GOOGL class A). Morningstar shows each of the two classes are ...
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what is more to Market Capitalization formula?

I wonder what is more to Market Capitalization formula ? I am mostly an ETF investor, but follow some stocks with few # of shares and when I look at SPCE about 4-5 years ago its market capitalization ...
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amount of an annuity

having a compound capitalization scheme with a capitalization time of one year and interest rate= r, considering V_8 the amount of an 8 years periodical annuity (perido=1 year), immediate postponed ...
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How did Google's Stock Split affect market capitalization?

So Google split its stock in 2014 2 for 1. Everyone with a Class A share got a Class C share. Supposedly this meant that the price of each share was halved so that it would be easier for new investors ...
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What is the relationship between the market cap, share price, and cash in the market?

Let's say that a company entered a stock market selling 1000 shares $1K each in total $1M. What would need to happen in order to double the price of a share? Are both scenarios valid? 1st Additional $...
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Why crypto price increases when market cap increases?

I'm trying to fully understand how market capitalization works and it's still a bit confusing. I know that market capitalization basically is how much money is currently spent on an asset. For example:...
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Why is a company's size often represented by its market capitalization?

The calculation of market capitalization of a company only includes publicly listed stocks. A larger market capitalization company might have issued 30% of its shares while a company having slightly ...
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How does a company’s potential market cap affect share price?

As I understand it, market cap is the perceived worth of a company to the market. It’s derived from share price and shares outstanding, and I’m curious if it can be correlated to what share price a ...
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Is the cryptocurrency market determined by the market caps of each individual coin?

I think I simply saw outdated information, but I was curious whether or not the "cryptocurrency market" as in the total value of all cryptocurrencies on the market is equal to the sum of all ...
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How to calculate cryptocurrency future price required market capitalization?

How do I calculate if a selected crypto coin (Eg: Cardano) needs to reach USD X (eg USD 100), how much market capitalization required? I want to know this because of the quora.com following answer. ...
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Rapids (RPD) cryptocurrency: 3190500% increase in 1 hour

I noticed that the price of Rapids (RPD) cryptocurrency increased by 31,915,000% (market cap: $400bn) in 1 hour yesterday on 8th May. Shortly after (5-10 minutes), the price dropped by 99.6% (market ...
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How company total asset increased while net revenue and EPS is negative

How company total asset increased while net revenue and EPS is negative? I looked at one company, and its yearly total asset is increasing year by year. However, its net revenue and EPS still negative....
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Does Market cap tells the total value of a company

I have read if market cap of company A is more than company B then total monetary value of company A is more than company B. Is it TRUE? I don't think so because if company A has 90% outstanding while ...
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Market capitalization of cross-listed companies

We know that many firms are listed on different stock exchanges. According to ArcelorMittal's website: ArcelorMittal is listed on the stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT), ...
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Authorized share capital vs Market cap

I learned that a company cannot raise more funds than its authorized share capital. How come then all the public companies have a market cap lot more than their declared authorized capital?
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Where to find the public float in SEC filings

I have been traversing through a company's 10-Q on the EDGAR website and I can't find any mention of a public float, but they have it on Finviz. So how do we find it? Finviz is sometimes/oftentimes ...
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Convert S&P 500 Market Cap and Dividend Yield to Total Return

I have S&P 500 Dividend Yield data. I want to build graph that would show how much money — including dividends — I would get if I hold 1 "unit" of S&P 500 over time. So the dividends ...
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If book value > market value, will stock price increase if a liquidation is announced?

If a company has a book value that's greater than it's market value, will its stock price jump if it's announced that the company will be liquidated?
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would issuing new equity to overcome crisis affect the stock price?

Let's take the example of AIR FRANC KLM those days (coronas virus crisis). The company is facing difficulties dues to coronavirus. The French government is considering the increase of capital by ...
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What is the differnce between Corporate/Company level and Listing level Market cap

Upon searching on google, I will end up getting types of MarketCap (Large, Mid, Small etc). Please help.
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CAP table for single founder bootstrapped startup

I have bootstrapped my LLC for two years and am now seeking investment. In this case, I'm considering VC. Sequoia pitch deck templates recommends a CAP table. Since I don't have investors currently, ...
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Supply and demand in the stock market and its relationship with the market capitalization of a company

If demand is more than supply, stock prices go up. Then does that mean a company can increase its value by intentionally restricting supply?
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BITCOIN: on a chart what does it mean for the USD price to be higher then marketcap?

I'm looking at this chart and i don't rely understand why the USD price is at times lower and at times higher then the market-cap. I would assume they are supposed to go in parallel since they are in ...
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How to estimate the trading liquidity of stocks when buying and selling?

Stocks with smaller market capitalisation sometimes have the potential for greater price growth. But when trying to invest the same amount of money as you would do with a mainstream share, your act of ...
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Does market cap include ALL shareholders, including a company's founders and largest institutional investors?

If a given company has a $100B market cap, does that include all of its shares, or is that only the ones which are publicly traded? Are the founders' shares included in the count, as well as those ...
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How to calculate stock price with EPS and outstanding shares

How do you calculate stock price with only EPS and outstanding shares, and market cap available? EDIT sorry forgot to mention, i was trying to get future stock price based on financial guidance of ...
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Mismatch between market cap and shares outstanding*price

Why is there a big mismatch between reported market cap and the value obtained by shares_outstanding*price? https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/BCH/key-statistics?p=BCH reported market cap = 16.58 B ...
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When the market cap goes down, does that mean people are taking money out? [duplicate]

My question is about the market cap figure on coinmarketcap.com and dealing with crypto currencies. So yesterday the market cap was at 720 billion dollars. Today it's below 600b$. Does this mean ...
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Did an additional $32 billion necessarily get invested into Amazon.com stock on October 26th, 2017?

The share price went up about 6.9%, and the market cap is $466 billion. Does that mean that that much new money had to have been invested after hours? Would it otherwise be possible for the stock ...
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How do investment banks evaluate a private firm going public? Is it based on the assets owned by the company?

Suppose a private firm(sole proprietor) has assets worth 50crs(zero Liability). Now I want expand my company by taking it public. I reach out to an investment Bank. Will the investment bank evaluate ...
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Why doesn't the market capitalization of a company match its acquisition price during a takeover?

Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7B, but Whole Foods' market capitalization jumped to $17.6B. How are the shareholders of Whole Foods going to ultimately compensated? Do their shares turn into cash,...
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What is market capitalization? [duplicate]

I constantly hear the terms "small cap" and "large cap" while watching the financial channels on TV. What is meant by small/large market cap? How do they relate to a stock valuation?
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Biggest stock price gain vs. biggest mkt cap gain

I was perusing Google Finance and noticed that under the "Trends" tab in the third section, there are different companies listed under the biggest "stock price" change and biggest "market cap" change ...
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What does "marking down" a startup mean?

In this article, the article discusses fidelity marking down the value of tech startups. Based on context, it seems like somehow Fidelity has magically reduced the value of the startups, but this ...
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What does it mean for a company to have its market cap larger than the market size?

Let's say for example, the refrigerator market is sized at 10 million dollars (hypothetical example), if the market cap of a company is, say, 20 million, is it worth investing in the stock? Can it ...
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Google market cap

So I've always wondered about Google's market cap after the split. If class C (GOOG) is worth $495B and class A $495B shouldn't Google be worth $990B or am I getting it wrong?
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company market capitalization to total (annual) stock market capitalization [closed]

I have a panel dataset with 13 countries and 10 years (1999-2009). I'm trying to calculate share/percentage of the average firm market capitalization to average stock market capitalization for each ...
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How do I calculate what percentage of my portfolio is large-, mid- or small- cap?

I live in India, I've invested in some equity mutual funds (that invest in the domestic market). Each of them has some money in mid-cap stocks and some in large-cap. In fact, one of my funds was ...
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What's the most correct way to calculate market cap for multi-class companies?

Yahoo finance shows GOOG as having a market cap of $492.97B, while GOOGL has a market cap of $510.18B. What's Google's total market cap? Is it really $1,003B?
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Total market cap in country, and average p/e per country and continent(europe)

sorry I am not sure to post this question in quant stackexchange or in here. I have posted it previously in the below link https://quant.stackexchange.com/questions/18633/total-market-cap-in-country-...
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Why is Google's current nasdaq market cap almost twice the current share price * the No. of shares outstanding?

Shouldn't the market cap be exactly the current share price * the no. of shares outstanding? at the time of writing the share price is 537.37 and the no. of shares is 342.63 million, but the market ...
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What evidence or research suggests that mid- or small-capitalization stocks should perform better than large caps?

In my 401k I have always allocated a greater percentage of my portfolio into mid cap funds because they seem to be riskier and have a higher upside. Yet, as of the past year or so, the large cap funds ...
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What happens when a company stops trading? (pink sheets)

I've inherited many shares in a company traded on the pink sheets. Its market cap is lower than its assets. Many assets of its assets are quite boring (bonds). It does not carry debt. Because no ...
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Does a stock's price represent current liquidation of all shares?

For instance, if a stock is trading at 40 dollars per share, and there are one billion shares being traded, there will be a market capitalization of 40 billion dollars. Let's say the markets are ...
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Highest market cap for a company from historical data

I've been checking historical prices for some stocks at Google finance and Yahoo finance but something doesn't quite add up. Taking stock splits into account, Google finance "says" that Microsoft's ...
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When are equal-weighted index funds / ETFs preferable to market-cap-weighted funds?

Many stock index funds and ETFs are traditionally offered as market-capitalization weighted, because the constituent indexes are composed like that. I understand the capitalization weighting reduces ...
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What market conditions favor small cap stocks over medium cap stocks?

I want to understand the rationale to make the decisions to invest in small vs mid cap stocks. If there are any pointers for a non-finance expert, I will really appreciate it. Thanks, Geo
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