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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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PBR Petrobras 41 127.6 2.4% 18.0% 43.1%
FB Facebook 18 194.5 1.3% 1.5% 81.3%
MSFT Microsoft 4 374.3 1.2% 3.5% 35.4%
TOT Total 32 150.0 1.1% -5.0% 17.8%
HD Home Depot 43 125.9 1.1% 15.5% 24.6%
BTI British American Tobacco 48 110.4 1.0% -1.8% 16.3%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 329.4 0.9% 7.7% 22.5%
VZ Verizon 17 206.5 0.8% -4.1% 4.2%
INTC Intel 26 172.9 0.8% 2.1% 58.3%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 292.5 0.8% 1.7% 19.8%
T AT&T 23 181.3 0.6% -4.5% 3.9%
ORCL Oracle 21 185.0 0.6% 2.2% 31.0%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 268.5 0.6% -0.2% 24.7%
CSCO Cisco 40 128.0 0.6% -2.8% 6.6%
CHL China Mobile 11 251.7 0.5% 13.5% 16.4%
CVX Chevron 12 245.8 0.5% -2.2% 7.5%
C Citigroup 30 156.6 0.5% 4.5% 6.6%
BAC Bank of America 27 169.2 0.5% 4.9% 13.5%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 15 223.6 0.5% 1.4% 17.3%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 47 117.9 0.5% 2.2% -4.8%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 24 179.6 0.4% 1.9% 19.0%
UL Unilever 44 125.1 0.4% -1.3% 14.8%
PM Philip Morris 38 133.7 0.4% 1.1% 2.0%
CMCSA Comcast 36 141.6 0.4% -0.5% 28.9%
GOOGL Google 3 393.9 0.4% -2.0% 36.0%
AAPL Apple 1 613.8 0.2% 4.2% 45.9%
KO Coca-Cola 22 183.0 0.2% 3.4% 9.5%
MRK Merck 25 173.4 0.2% 2.6% 27.6%
IBM International Business Machines 19 191.8 0.2% -1.2% 5.3%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 49 108.6 0.1% 1.9% 25.6%
NVS Novartis 16 218.0 0.1% 1.8% 23.8%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 46 118.0 0.1% 3.6% 38.7%
PG Procter & Gamble 14 225.0 0.1% 5.7% 7.5%
GILD Gilead Sciences 28 162.6 0.0% 15.7% 76.5%
PFE Pfizer 20 186.4 0.0% -1.1% 4.6%
SNY Sanofi 34 143.5 0.0% 6.4% 11.3%
RY Royal Bank of Canada 50 107.0 0.0% 1.0% 19.9%
PEP Pepsico 37 139.4 -0.1% 2.6% 16.6%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 424.2 -0.1% -3.9% 14.0%
GE General Electric 8 260.7 -0.1% 2.1% 12.4%
BP BP 33 147.0 -0.2% -2.3% 14.9%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 9 256.7 -0.3% -0.8% 23.9%
PTR PetroChina 10 255.6 -0.3% 6.7% 32.0%
AMZN Amazon.com 29 156.6 -0.3% 6.0% 19.4%
SAN Banco Santander 45 120.1 -0.3% -2.2% 37.4%
QCOM QUALCOMM 42 127.5 -0.3% 1.0% 14.1%
DIS Walt Disney 31 154.3 -0.4% 4.3% 47.2%
SLB Schlumberger 35 142.1 -0.5% -1.3% 34.4%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 13 243.9 -0.5% 0.1% 4.2%
V Visa 39 133.5 -1.0% -0.5% 21.2%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 199.6 0.3% 2.3% 22.7%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 0.1% 1.1% 15.2%



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