| Arch Capital Group is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries and, through operations in Bermuda, the U.S., Europe and Canada, Co. writes lines of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, as well as mortgage insurance and reinsurance. Co.'s segments are: insurance, which writes business on both an admitted and non-admitted basis; reinsurance, which writes business on both a proportional and non-proportional basis and writes both treaty and facultative business; and mortgage, which operations include U.S. and international mortgage insurance and reinsurance operations as well as government sponsored enterprise credit risk-sharing transactions. We show 50 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our ACGL shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute ACGL market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing ACGL market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing ACGL's market cap history versus its peers.
Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies,
and then calculating their respective market caps. Comparing the share price of ACGL versus a peer is one thing; comparing
ACGL market cap versus a peer is a completely different story.
Furthermore, via fluctuation both in per-share price and in the number of shares outstanding (via issuance of new shares over time, the repurchase of existing shares),
the market cap for a company like ACGL can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching ACGL by allowing them to research the ACGL market cap history.