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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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BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 21 183.9 3.2% 4.0% 16.4%
PFE Pfizer 20 189.7 1.7% 4.5% 4.9%
CVX Chevron 13 235.9 1.3% -1.5% 0.1%
PBR Petrobras 48 107.9 1.0% 0.2% 9.5%
SLB Schlumberger 38 133.6 0.8% -3.3% 18.8%
PG Procter & Gamble 15 227.1 0.7% 2.6% 6.1%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 331.4 0.7% 2.9% 21.7%
HD Home Depot 43 120.3 0.6% 6.8% 19.0%
T AT&T 24 179.9 0.6% -0.1% 1.1%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 410.6 0.5% -2.8% 8.9%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 271.1 0.5% 3.4% 23.1%
DIS Walt Disney 29 154.6 0.5% 0.9% 35.1%
NVS Novartis 14 228.5 0.4% 8.3% 23.6%
ORCL Oracle 23 181.1 0.4% 0.9% 25.3%
PEP Pepsico 36 137.4 0.4% -0.7% 13.5%
VZ Verizon 17 201.3 0.3% -0.5% 1.7%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 10 246.3 0.3% -2.6% 18.6%
V Visa 37 134.8 0.3% 2.1% 13.6%
IBM International Business Machines 19 191.3 0.3% 2.4% -0.2%
PM Philip Morris 39 131.5 0.2% -0.4% -4.1%
GE General Electric 8 260.1 0.2% 1.1% 9.0%
RY Royal Bank of Canada 49 106.9 0.2% 1.1% 17.3%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 295.3 0.1% 3.5% 18.2%
KO Coca-Cola 22 182.0 0.1% 1.5% 7.3%
BTI British American Tobacco 46 110.1 0.1% 0.3% 12.0%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 12 244.3 0.1% 2.6% 1.9%
UL Unilever 42 124.3 0.0% 0.6% 11.4%
AAPL Apple 1 608.5 0.0% 3.7% 53.0%
MRK Merck 26 171.7 -0.1% 1.6% 24.5%
CMCSA Comcast 32 147.6 -0.1% 4.4% 29.7%
BP BP 35 141.0 -0.1% -3.2% 9.4%
C Citigroup 28 158.6 -0.1% 7.4% 3.6%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 16 225.4 -0.1% 5.6% 14.0%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 45 112.8 -0.2% 0.2% -8.6%
INTC Intel 27 171.0 -0.2% 1.1% 47.4%
TOT Total 34 146.2 -0.2% 0.7% 13.2%
BAC Bank of America 25 176.0 -0.3% 10.0% 15.5%
QCOM QUALCOMM 41 125.8 -0.3% 0.9% 9.5%
CSCO Cisco 40 127.8 -0.4% 2.6% 3.0%
SAN Banco Santander 44 119.0 -0.4% 1.5% 28.3%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 50 105.0 -0.5% -1.0% 16.8%
GOOGL Google 3 393.4 -0.6% -0.4% 30.7%
SNY Sanofi 33 147.2 -0.6% 7.0% 17.0%
MSFT Microsoft 4 381.0 -1.0% 3.2% 40.0%
PTR PetroChina 11 246.2 -1.0% -2.8% 19.7%
CHL China Mobile 9 256.4 -1.2% 5.4% 12.4%
AMZN Amazon.com 31 149.6 -2.2% -2.9% 8.7%
GILD Gilead Sciences 30 152.7 -2.6% 1.5% 59.0%
FB Facebook 18 193.9 -3.7% 1.3% 68.3%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 47 108.7 -6.2% -5.7% 19.4%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 197.7 -0.1% 1.6% 17.4%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 0.3% 2.2% 10.8%



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