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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 1 662.6 0.5% 0.4% 42.2%
MSFT Microsoft 2 388.9 0.1% -2.6% 30.9%
XOM Exxon Mobil 3 384.9 -2.1% -3.9% -6.3%
GOOGL Google 4 367.6 0.9% 0.6% -6.7%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 358.0 -0.5% -1.7% 31.4%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 286.1 -1.5% -2.0% 10.2%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 7 285.3 0.2% 2.1% 18.1%
WFC Wells Fargo 8 275.4 -0.9% -4.0% 14.9%
CHL China Mobile 9 272.4 -0.4% 13.3% 35.4%
GE General Electric 10 245.8 0.8% -5.4% -5.2%
PG Procter & Gamble 11 243.4 -1.7% -3.4% 15.1%
NVS Novartis 12 234.3 0.0% 3.9% 18.4%
FB Facebook 13 217.0 0.2% -3.4% 37.4%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 14 211.5 -1.6% -9.3% 0.4%
PTR PetroChina 15 209.5 0.7% 1.5% 13.2%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 16 206.0 -1.0% -5.2% -9.9%
PFE Pfizer 17 204.5 -1.1% 3.2% 4.6%
CVX Chevron 18 202.0 -1.9% -6.2% -9.7%
VZ Verizon 19 195.7 -1.4% -1.1% -1.5%
ORCL Oracle 20 194.1 0.3% -4.0% 15.8%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 21 192.7 0.8% 3.9% 17.1%
KO Coca-Cola 22 189.7 -1.1% 0.8% 10.4%
MRK Merck 23 178.2 -0.2% 9.2% 21.1%
INTC Intel 24 173.8 -1.3% -2.6% 45.0%
T AT&T 25 173.1 -1.2% -1.9% -1.3%
BAC Bank of America 26 165.4 -2.2% -12.3% -6.7%
V Visa 27 162.3 0.3% -2.6% 13.2%
DIS Walt Disney 28 160.6 -0.5% 0.0% 26.6%
GILD Gilead Sciences 29 159.2 0.4% 18.0% 28.5%
IBM International Business Machines 30 154.4 0.3% -3.9% -14.7%
PEP Pepsico 31 147.5 -0.4% 1.2% 19.5%
C Citigroup 32 147.0 -1.9% -10.7% -4.1%
CMCSA Comcast 33 145.1 -0.5% -2.7% 6.1%
AMZN Amazon.com 34 144.6 0.7% 2.0% -21.9%
CSCO Cisco 35 144.3 -1.0% -0.1% 25.0%
HD Home Depot 36 138.9 -0.7% 1.6% 31.3%
PM Philip Morris 37 128.7 -2.7% -0.6% -0.9%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 38 124.4 1.2% 8.0% 35.5%
SNY Sanofi 39 123.0 0.3% 2.2% -7.7%
AMGN Amgen 40 121.6 0.2% 1.5% 29.3%
UL Unilever 41 120.6 1.2% 2.7% 2.2%
QCOM QUALCOMM 42 120.0 0.4% -3.3% -4.9%
BP BP 43 118.7 -0.2% -0.6% -20.0%
TOT Total 44 116.5 -1.4% -4.0% -14.8%
CVS CVS Caremark 45 116.0 0.3% 2.8% 47.0%
UTX United Technologies 46 109.4 -0.4% 2.4% 4.5%
UNH UnitedHealth Group 47 109.0 -1.6% 8.9% 53.0%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 48 108.2 0.1% 5.3% -18.0%
MO Altria 49 107.1 -0.9% 7.2% 45.0%
UNP Union Pacific 50 106.8 0.2% -0.5% 37.9%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 197.0 -0.4% 0.1% 12.6%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -0.8% -2.0% 9.1%



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