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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 28 162.4 1.1% 19.6% 82.9%
CHL China Mobile 11 249.5 2.0% 13.4% 15.8%
HD Home Depot 44 123.7 0.3% 13.4% 23.9%
PBR Petrobras 42 125.3 5.4% 11.8% 35.6%
SNY Sanofi 34 144.9 0.8% 8.3% 11.4%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 327.6 0.1% 7.1% 22.3%
AMZN Amazon.com 29 158.6 0.4% 5.9% 22.2%
DIS Walt Disney 31 155.1 0.4% 4.8% 48.9%
PG Procter & Gamble 14 225.6 -0.1% 4.7% 6.8%
AAPL Apple 1 611.5 1.2% 4.6% 46.3%
PTR PetroChina 9 262.0 0.2% 4.4% 30.1%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 46 119.5 -1.3% 4.1% 38.7%
BAC Bank of America 27 170.4 -0.8% 3.9% 14.8%
MRK Merck 25 173.9 0.1% 3.7% 28.0%
C Citigroup 30 157.2 -0.5% 3.7% 7.5%
ORCL Oracle 21 185.5 -0.5% 3.2% 31.0%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 49 108.4 0.5% 2.8% 30.9%
NVS Novartis 16 218.4 0.3% 1.8% 21.1%
INTC Intel 26 172.2 0.0% 1.6% 56.8%
KO Coca-Cola 22 182.5 0.0% 1.5% 9.0%
GE General Electric 8 262.2 0.5% 1.3% 12.7%
QCOM QUALCOMM 40 129.0 -0.1% 1.1% 16.6%
V Visa 38 136.4 0.2% 1.1% 24.7%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 291.1 -0.2% 1.1% 19.8%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 15 224.1 -0.3% 1.0% 17.8%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 24 179.8 -0.1% 0.9% 18.0%
RY Royal Bank of Canada 50 107.4 1.2% 0.9% 21.4%
MSFT Microsoft 4 369.7 -0.3% 0.8% 34.9%
PEP Pepsico 37 139.0 -0.4% 0.7% 16.7%
PM Philip Morris 39 133.2 0.0% 0.5% 1.4%
CMCSA Comcast 36 141.2 0.0% 0.3% 30.5%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 47 116.9 0.8% 0.1% -6.0%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 12 245.0 0.4% -0.2% 4.1%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 268.0 -0.4% -0.5% 24.9%
SLB Schlumberger 35 144.0 0.0% -0.7% 36.8%
FB Facebook 18 194.0 -1.8% -0.7% 88.3%
IBM International Business Machines 19 191.8 -0.4% -1.1% 5.2%
SAN Banco Santander 45 122.1 0.4% -1.4% 39.2%
UL Unilever 43 124.4 -0.2% -1.4% 12.3%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 10 256.0 0.6% -1.5% 24.6%
T AT&T 23 180.2 0.7% -2.2% 3.1%
PFE Pfizer 20 187.0 1.0% -2.3% 5.3%
BTI British American Tobacco 48 109.4 0.6% -2.4% 14.9%
GOOGL Google 3 394.3 -0.9% -2.5% 37.0%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 424.5 -0.1% -3.5% 14.6%
VZ Verizon 17 204.9 0.4% -3.6% 5.3%
CVX Chevron 13 244.3 0.3% -3.7% 8.3%
TOT Total 32 149.4 -0.2% -4.4% 18.1%
CSCO Cisco 41 127.0 0.0% -4.5% 5.6%
BP BP 33 148.6 0.4% -5.0% 16.6%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 199.6 0.2% 1.8% 23.1%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 0.1% 1.0% 15.9%



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