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Largest Companies by Market Cap  

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Market Cap Definition: Market cap (i.e. market capitalization) is the total market value of the company's outstanding shares. To calculate a company's market cap, you simply take the current stock price and multiply it by the total number of shares outstanding. For example, if Apple (AAPL) had 935 million shares outstanding and its stock price was $570 per share, its market cap would be $532.9 billion (935 times $570). Market cap is often used by investors to obtain a quick estimate as to a company's overall value. Investors will often use market capitalization as one factor in determining a prospective stock purchase. For example, an institutional investor may want to limit their stock purchases to companies with market capitalizations greater than $5 billion in order to ensure sufficient liquidity. Stocks are often categorized by market cap: large-cap ($10 billion or more), mid-cap ($2 billion-$10 billion), small-cap ($300 million-$2 billion), and micro-cap (less than $300 million).

Largest Companies by Market Cap Table Decription: The following table lists the 50 largest companies by market cap (available on major US stock exchanges). The table includes: company ticker symbol, company name, market cap rank, and market cap (in billions of dollars) as well as the stock's one-day, one-month, and 12-month percent change. For summary statistics of these 50 largest companies by market cap as well as how they compare to the Dow, simply scroll down to view the summary table. This table is updated every day after the close.


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Symbol Company Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
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AAPL Apple 1 682.6 -1.5% 4.1% 64.1%
MO Altria 48 104.9 -2.4% 6.6% 50.2%
UNH UnitedHealth Group 50 103.4 -2.9% 3.3% 45.9%
CVS CVS Caremark 44 113.2 -1.9% 0.6% 45.1%
CHL China Mobile 9 265.4 -2.6% 11.4% 36.4%
HD Home Depot 34 137.6 -3.0% 0.1% 35.7%
INTC Intel 29 157.6 -3.4% -10.1% 33.5%
UNP Union Pacific 49 103.8 -2.4% -2.5% 33.0%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 41 117.8 -2.5% 1.2% 32.5%
GILD Gilead Sciences 28 158.2 0.6% 10.0% 28.6%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 4 345.4 -1.9% -5.4% 26.6%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 17 196.1 -1.1% 8.0% 26.4%
AMGN Amgen 43 115.7 -2.6% -5.2% 25.9%
FB Facebook 13 209.6 -2.7% -4.2% 24.3%
DIS Walt Disney 30 154.2 -2.4% -3.9% 24.2%
NVS Novartis 11 233.6 -1.8% 4.5% 21.8%
CSCO Cisco 36 134.8 -3.1% -7.0% 20.0%
BTI British American Tobacco 47 105.0 -2.0% 4.1% 16.8%
PEP Pepsico 33 140.4 -2.3% -2.3% 15.7%
V Visa 26 160.1 2.8% -3.6% 15.4%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 7 273.9 -3.1% -2.1% 13.7%
WFC Wells Fargo 8 268.4 -1.6% -6.3% 12.7%
MRK Merck 23 171.9 -2.9% 4.6% 12.7%
UL Unilever 37 124.7 -1.6% 7.9% 12.3%
PTR PetroChina 15 198.7 -0.7% -1.2% 12.0%
ORCL Oracle 21 184.0 -2.3% -7.6% 12.0%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 280.3 -2.2% -5.0% 11.9%
PG Procter & Gamble 12 227.6 -1.6% -8.8% 9.7%
MSFT Microsoft 5 331.4 -3.8% -14.1% 9.6%
KO Coca-Cola 22 180.3 -2.2% -3.7% 7.9%
PM Philip Morris 38 124.7 -1.2% -2.7% 1.5%
PFE Pfizer 16 196.9 -1.8% -0.4% 1.4%
T AT&T 24 170.8 -0.1% -3.4% -1.3%
CMCSA Comcast 35 136.9 -1.3% -9.7% -1.9%
C Citigroup 32 142.0 -1.4% -14.4% -2.8%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 14 202.9 -2.3% -13.9% -2.9%
VZ Verizon 20 189.9 -0.9% -3.4% -4.0%
GOOGL Google 3 364.7 4.7% 0.4% -5.4%
GE General Electric 10 240.1 -0.8% -6.6% -6.3%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 370.2 -0.2% -6.0% -7.0%
SLB Schlumberger 46 105.0 0.6% -4.7% -7.2%
SNY Sanofi 39 121.0 -1.9% 1.1% -8.2%
BAC Bank of America 27 159.3 -1.8% -16.4% -10.5%
TOT Total 42 117.2 -0.3% 0.0% -11.7%
CVX Chevron 19 193.8 -0.5% -9.4% -12.0%
AMZN Amazon.com 25 164.1 13.7% 14.3% -12.0%
IBM International Business Machines 31 151.9 -1.4% -4.2% -13.6%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 18 194.2 -1.4% -8.8% -13.9%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 45 105.8 -2.6% 2.8% -15.3%
BP BP 40 118.5 0.2% 1.2% -18.1%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 191.0 -1.2% -2.2% 11.7%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -1.4% -4.5% 8.3%



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