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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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PTR PetroChina 12 243.8 -2.3% 26.7% 17.7%
SLB Schlumberger 45 118.4 1.1% 15.4% -7.1%
BP BP 39 130.1 0.8% 13.4% -12.3%
TOT Total 44 120.2 -0.7% 10.0% -22.4%
PM Philip Morris 38 131.9 0.4% 9.5% 2.5%
GE General Electric 9 274.3 -0.1% 7.7% 2.6%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 20 197.5 -0.8% 7.4% -17.1%
INTC Intel 31 153.8 -1.2% 6.1% 20.1%
CVX Chevron 17 205.1 -1.0% 5.8% -11.8%
SNY Sanofi 37 135.1 -0.9% 5.5% -1.3%
UL Unilever 40 126.8 -0.8% 5.2% 1.2%
NVS Novartis 11 245.8 -0.8% 5.0% 21.0%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 364.6 -0.9% 3.4% -13.4%
CX CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. 42 122.9 -2.1% 2.9% -20.0%
CHL China Mobile 8 276.7 -1.3% 2.7% 44.3%
PFE Pfizer 16 214.8 -0.4% 2.5% 15.8%
IBM International Business Machines 29 158.8 -1.5% 2.4% -15.4%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 19 198.8 -0.7% 2.2% 13.3%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 13 233.4 -1.5% 2.0% 13.8%
PEP Pepsico 36 142.0 -0.7% 1.8% 12.0%
FB Facebook 14 226.1 -1.9% 1.8% 37.0%
AMZN Amazon.com 24 174.4 -2.7% 1.0% 15.6%
UNH UnitedHealth Group 48 113.2 -2.4% 0.9% 56.7%
GILD Gilead Sciences 32 151.0 -1.9% 0.9% 44.8%
MRK Merck 27 161.4 -1.7% 0.7% 0.7%
AMGN Amgen 41 124.1 -2.0% 0.3% 41.7%
ORCL Oracle 21 187.8 -1.1% 0.3% 7.3%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 47 113.8 -0.6% 0.1% -9.9%
VZ Verizon 18 203.2 -0.8% -0.1% 2.7%
MSFT Microsoft 4 341.4 -1.3% -0.2% 4.0%
DIS Walt Disney 22 181.3 -1.3% -0.3% 33.4%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 7 276.9 -0.2% -0.3% 0.6%
PG Procter & Gamble 15 222.9 -1.2% -0.4% 0.9%
KO Coca-Cola 23 176.0 -0.7% -0.5% -1.0%
CSCO Cisco 35 142.5 -2.4% -0.8% 20.3%
T AT&T 25 168.7 -0.7% -1.2% -9.8%
CMCSA Comcast 33 148.4 -2.1% -1.2% 19.0%
C Citigroup 28 161.0 -1.8% -1.4% 10.1%
AAPL Apple 1 726.6 -1.1% -1.8% 66.4%
V Visa 30 158.2 -1.7% -2.4% 24.1%
CVS CVS Caremark 46 114.4 -0.8% -2.6% 36.1%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 340.8 -0.6% -2.6% 11.7%
HD Home Depot 34 146.6 -1.1% -3.0% 45.4%
BAC Bank of America 26 163.6 -1.5% -3.3% -3.7%
WFC Wells Fargo 6 278.5 -1.4% -3.3% 10.5%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb 50 108.6 2.6% -3.4% 32.1%
QCOM QUALCOMM 49 110.7 -1.2% -3.9% -17.5%
GOOGL Google 3 362.6 -2.0% -4.5% -2.0%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 43 120.4 -0.1% -4.5% 12.1%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 10 251.2 -1.7% -5.7% 0.3%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 199.0 -1.1% 1.9% 10.7%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -1.5% -0.1% 8.6%



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