| Alliance One International is a leaf tobacco merchant engaged in purchasing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping tobacco to manufacturers of cigarettes and other consumer tobacco products. Co. also provides agronomy knowledge for growing leaf tobacco. Co. purchases tobacco primarily in the U.S., Africa, Europe, South America and Asia for sale to customers primarily in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Co. deals primarily in flue-cured, burley, and oriental tobaccos that are used in international brand cigarettes. Co. also sells a small amount of processed but unthreshed flue-cured and burley tobacco in loose-leaf and bundle form to certain customers. We show 14 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our AOI shares outstanding history coverage, used to compute AOI market cap on those dates.|
Understanding the changing numbers of shares outstanding, the changing
share price, and the resulting changing AOI market cap history over the course of time is important for investors
interested in comparing AOI'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 AOI versus a peer is one thing; comparing
AOI 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 AOI can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching AOI by allowing them to research the AOI market cap history.