market cap

How Many Stars Would You Rate Yelp's IPO?

With all the sturm und drang surrounding Facebook's upcoming May IPO, few media outlets are giving much oxygen to the IPO of online review hub Yelp, due March 2. It will give Yelp a market cap of around $800 million -- and the company isn't even profitable.

How to Calculate Market Cap and Enterprise Value

Despite how difficult and intimidating professional money managers and Wall Street talking heads make it seem, math for investing is material that most 10-year-olds have learned upon graduating fifth grade. Let's consider two key metrics that you'll want to consider before buying shares of any company.

Standard & Poor's Announces Changes to S&P 500 Index

Standard & Poor's will make changes to several U.S. indexes next week, including the S&P MidCap 400, the S&P SmallCap 600, and the widely used S&P 500. The changes, which reflect the effects of acquisitions and market cap changes, will occur after the close of trading on Dec. 17.

How Dell Destroyed $68 Billion in Stock Market Value

Dell was once such a remarkable computer company -- executing both low-cost and high selling price strategies simultaneously -- that it was the subject of a Harvard Business School case study. How did Dell stumble?