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