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Largest Companies by Market Cap  


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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GILD Gilead Sciences 45 113.6 1.4% 2.5% 38.5%
C Citigroup 30 147.0 0.8% -3.4% 4.2%
CMCSA Comcast 35 133.5 0.7% 2.4% 25.2%
WFC Wells Fargo 8 261.1 0.7% 1.0% 33.6%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 9 252.0 0.6% 2.5% -1.3%
CMCSK Comcast 40 131.4 0.6% 3.7% 29.3%
CVX Chevron 10 238.0 0.6% 7.8% 6.1%
BAC Bank of America 24 172.4 0.5% -6.8% 35.6%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 13 212.3 0.4% -6.8% 16.4%
UTX United Technologies 47 109.5 0.4% 4.4% 28.8%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 11 237.6 0.4% 5.9% 14.7%
UL Unilever 42 125.5 0.3% 11.4% 2.3%
PEP Pepsico 41 129.7 0.3% 4.0% 1.6%
PTR PetroChina 15 206.8 0.3% 9.8% -8.3%
SLB Schlumberger 34 133.5 0.2% 10.3% 42.1%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 434.3 0.1% 6.6% 12.5%
QCOM QUALCOMM 33 136.5 0.1% 3.2% 23.5%
DIS Walt Disney 32 139.3 0.1% -1.0% 27.0%
KO Coca-Cola 21 178.9 0.0% 6.0% -4.6%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 314.2 0.0% 1.6% 19.3%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 283.5 0.0% 4.5% 17.3%
CSCO Cisco 43 121.1 -0.1% 8.6% 12.4%
IBM International Business Machines 18 193.6 -0.2% 2.7% 0.1%
PM Philip Morris 37 132.4 -0.2% 2.9% -11.0%
PFE Pfizer 16 197.4 -0.3% -3.9% -0.5%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 39 132.1 -0.3% 3.9% 7.9%
INTC Intel 36 133.1 -0.3% 6.3% 14.4%
SNY Sanofi 31 140.4 -0.4% 4.8% -2.0%
NVS Novartis 14 209.1 -0.5% 5.4% 17.7%
MRK Merck 25 169.1 -0.5% 5.2% 18.2%
BP BP 28 151.4 -0.5% 4.9% 17.3%
V Visa 38 132.3 -0.5% -6.5% 26.1%
GE General Electric 7 265.4 -0.6% 4.0% 22.9%
SAN Banco Santander 46 111.1 -0.6% 9.1% 34.1%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 50 107.4 -0.6% 6.9% 11.6%
MSFT Microsoft 4 329.5 -0.8% -1.2% 29.7%
BTI British American Tobacco 49 108.0 -0.8% 7.7% 5.4%
TOT Total 27 154.2 -1.0% 6.5% 41.9%
VZ Verizon 17 196.4 -1.0% 1.1% -9.3%
PG Procter & Gamble 12 217.9 -1.1% 3.2% -2.6%
SI Siemens Aktiengesellschaft 44 113.8 -1.2% 0.8% 32.7%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 23 174.1 -1.2% 6.3% 11.3%
AAPL Apple 1 468.1 -1.3% -1.5% 29.2%
AMZN Amazon.com 29 149.1 -1.4% -10.0% 20.7%
HD Home Depot 48 108.5 -1.4% -2.4% 7.0%
GOOGL Google 3 362.5 -1.5% -9.2% 32.9%
ORCL Oracle 22 177.4 -1.7% 6.1% 22.6%
FB Facebook 26 156.5 -2.6% -8.7% 136.2%
CHL China Mobile 20 181.3 -2.7% 8.5% -15.2%
T AT&T 19 181.8 -3.8% 1.8% -10.5%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 187.3 -0.4% 2.7% 17.3%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -0.1% 1.2% 12.1%



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