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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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TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 38 121.8 1.0% -4.3% 17.3%
QCOM QUALCOMM 45 114.4 0.7% -4.4% -12.1%
KO Coca-Cola 23 177.1 0.1% -6.4% 4.9%
PTR PetroChina 16 203.5 0.0% -4.4% 2.5%
CHL China Mobile 9 265.0 -0.1% -4.0% 42.6%
C Citigroup 30 156.3 -0.2% -1.7% 8.2%
CMCSA Comcast 34 143.5 -0.2% -4.9% 12.8%
CX CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. 42 117.8 -0.3% -6.7% -22.0%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 8 265.7 -0.3% -2.0% 7.6%
V Visa 28 160.4 -0.4% -75.9% 21.2%
CSCO Cisco 36 140.5 -0.5% -6.7% 22.8%
CVS CVS Caremark 43 117.7 -0.6% -0.6% 37.9%
PFE Pfizer 15 213.2 -0.6% 1.4% 8.3%
INTC Intel 32 148.1 -0.6% -6.0% 21.1%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 13 225.0 -0.6% -1.1% -0.2%
AMZN Amazon.com 24 172.8 -0.7% -2.1% 10.6%
ORCL Oracle 20 188.4 -0.7% -1.5% 5.5%
WFC Wells Fargo 6 280.3 -0.7% -0.7% 9.4%
XOM Exxon Mobil 3 356.5 -0.7% -4.0% -13.0%
MSFT Microsoft 5 333.5 -0.7% -7.3% -0.8%
BAC Bank of America 27 161.8 -0.8% -2.7% -10.5%
HD Home Depot 31 148.4 -0.9% -1.0% 43.6%
PEP Pepsico 35 141.7 -0.9% -3.4% 14.5%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 7 279.7 -0.9% -1.9% 2.4%
PG Procter & Gamble 14 221.3 -0.9% -3.7% 1.7%
T AT&T 25 169.5 -1.0% -5.5% -6.9%
VZ Verizon 17 202.1 -1.0% -1.7% 2.2%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 4 348.0 -1.0% -1.7% 16.1%
GOOGL Google 2 377.5 -1.1% -1.4% -0.6%
DIS Walt Disney 22 178.3 -1.2% 0.8% 31.0%
FB Facebook 12 230.1 -1.2% 4.1% 36.5%
SLB Schlumberger 50 106.4 -1.2% -0.9% -14.4%
GE General Electric 10 249.7 -1.2% -4.5% -4.2%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 19 196.0 -1.3% -3.8% 15.8%
IBM International Business Machines 29 158.6 -1.3% -0.9% -16.6%
MRK Merck 26 163.1 -1.5% -1.8% 1.3%
AAPL Apple 1 724.8 -1.5% -3.1% 62.3%
SNY Sanofi 37 129.3 -1.6% 1.2% -5.4%
CVX Chevron 18 197.4 -1.8% -1.6% -11.7%
BP BP 40 118.6 -1.8% -5.6% -18.7%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb 49 107.2 -1.9% 5.9% 24.2%
PM Philip Morris 44 116.5 -2.0% -9.2% -8.0%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 21 187.7 -2.1% -8.8% -18.4%
TOT Total 46 113.0 -2.1% -7.4% -24.3%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 48 111.0 -2.2% -2.7% -13.6%
UNH UnitedHealth Group 47 112.8 -2.2% 4.1% 44.3%
GILD Gilead Sciences 33 146.2 -2.5% -5.2% 38.5%
UL Unilever 41 118.3 -2.6% -5.4% -2.5%
NVS Novartis 11 236.5 -2.7% -3.7% 16.0%
AMGN Amgen 39 121.3 -2.7% 1.4% 29.6%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 195.5 -1.1% -4.3% 8.2%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -1.1% -2.0% 8.0%



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