If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s historically reported and expected — by the company itself and the outside world in the form of analysis and speculation — financial performance, further influenced by broader industry and market movements, and general economic conditions, trends, and sentiments. A wide array of metrics are being used to compute a company’s true…

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