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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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AAPL Apple 1 613.6 2.7% 1.5% 37.6%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 399.4 2.0% -3.6% 7.4%
MSFT Microsoft 3 369.8 1.8% -5.6% 28.3%
GOOGL Google 4 364.9 1.1% -11.1% 7.1%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 333.3 1.2% -1.7% 19.0%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 283.0 1.2% -7.1% 10.0%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 263.1 2.6% -5.5% 18.4%
GE General Electric 8 255.5 1.7% -3.2% -2.6%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 9 245.0 1.2% -1.1% 1.2%
CHL China Mobile 10 238.8 -1.4% -4.3% 11.0%
PG Procter & Gamble 11 229.1 0.5% 0.2% 7.1%
PTR PetroChina 12 224.0 0.6% -9.0% 4.5%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 13 222.6 2.8% -10.9% 4.1%
CVX Chevron 14 218.5 3.2% -7.8% -3.9%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 15 217.6 2.3% -5.2% 6.7%
NVS Novartis 16 215.0 0.8% -5.6% 17.7%
FB Facebook 17 204.6 2.3% 1.0% 46.1%
VZ Verizon 18 201.8 0.4% -3.3% -3.7%
T AT&T 19 179.5 1.0% -2.4% -1.7%
PFE Pfizer 20 179.3 1.3% -7.0% -7.0%
KO Coca-Cola 21 178.4 -6.0% -3.3% 4.8%
BAC Bank of America 22 174.6 2.1% -2.1% 14.3%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 23 173.9 1.1% -5.7% 5.5%
ORCL Oracle 24 169.9 1.5% -3.6% 16.4%
IBM International Business Machines 25 162.8 -3.5% -15.9% -5.6%
GILD Gilead Sciences 26 161.2 4.4% 0.7% 59.2%
INTC Intel 27 159.1 3.3% -6.3% 35.1%
MRK Merck 28 159.0 2.0% -8.9% 18.5%
C Citigroup 29 155.3 1.5% -4.1% 0.5%
DIS Walt Disney 30 150.3 2.4% -3.3% 29.5%
AMZN Amazon.com 31 145.7 3.0% -4.8% -3.4%
PEP Pepsico 32 140.3 0.2% -0.1% 13.8%
SNY Sanofi 33 136.9 0.7% -8.0% 3.0%
PM Philip Morris 34 136.4 0.6% 2.2% 0.7%
CMCSA Comcast 35 135.1 1.7% -8.0% 10.8%
V Visa 36 134.0 2.6% -1.4% 6.6%
BP BP 37 129.8 2.7% -9.0% -3.0%
TOT Total 38 129.6 2.9% -10.4% -5.8%
HD Home Depot 39 126.8 2.6% 2.0% 26.2%
SLB Schlumberger 40 125.8 3.3% -5.3% 4.6%
QCOM QUALCOMM 41 125.7 2.4% -0.7% 9.1%
CSCO Cisco 42 119.9 2.5% -6.7% 2.5%
UL Unilever 43 116.6 1.3% -3.5% 2.8%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 44 110.9 2.5% 4.2% 12.7%
AMGN Amgen 45 109.5 4.8% 0.1% 26.8%
SAN Banco Santander 46 106.7 1.3% -11.1% -4.4%
BTI British American Tobacco 47 105.1 0.7% -5.1% 4.6%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 48 104.8 0.0% -7.9% -14.5%
RY Royal Bank of Canada 49 102.8 1.5% -4.7% 5.1%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 50 99.5 -0.1% -5.4% 6.0%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 190.9 1.5% -4.6% 9.8%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 1.3% -3.8% 7.9%



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