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VMware market cap to come at par with EMC?

EMC now has a market cap of $44.8 billion. EMC owns about 86% of VM, a stake worth $30.4 billion, or about 68% of EMC’s market cap. Since VM went public, EMC’s shares are up $2.32, or 12%; EMC’s market cap has increased $4.9 billion. Over that same period, the value of its VM stake has increased 219%, or $20.7 billion. We’re rapidly approaching a point where VM’s shares will exceed the valuation of EMC, which would be more than a little silly.

In short, either EMC is too cheap, or VM is too dear, or maybe both.


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