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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 1 603.9 -0.8% 2.9% 56.9%
AMZN Amazon.com 31 151.4 1.2% -1.8% 10.7%
BAC Bank of America 25 175.7 -0.2% 9.8% 15.0%
BP BP 35 142.0 0.7% -2.4% 9.8%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 5 332.4 0.3% 3.2% 20.4%
BTI British American Tobacco 47 109.8 -0.3% 0.0% 10.3%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 21 183.9 0.0% 4.0% 14.8%
C Citigroup 28 158.7 0.1% 7.5% 2.7%
CHL China Mobile 9 252.2 -1.6% 3.7% 9.8%
CMCSA Comcast 33 148.1 0.4% 4.8% 28.8%
CSCO Cisco 40 128.6 0.6% 3.2% 3.4%
CVX Chevron 13 237.3 0.6% -0.9% 0.7%
DIS Walt Disney 30 155.0 0.2% 1.1% 34.9%
FB Facebook 18 197.8 2.0% 3.3% 79.0%
GE General Electric 8 263.0 1.1% 2.2% 8.6%
GILD Gilead Sciences 29 158.4 3.7% 5.3% 66.2%
GOOGL Google 3 398.2 1.2% 0.9% 32.5%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 46 113.6 0.7% 0.9% -7.8%
HD Home Depot 43 121.5 1.0% 7.9% 19.5%
IBM International Business Machines 19 192.5 0.6% 3.0% -0.1%
INTC Intel 27 172.9 1.1% 2.2% 49.3%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 298.6 1.1% 4.7% 18.9%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 16 225.6 0.1% 5.7% 12.9%
KO Coca-Cola 23 182.6 0.3% 1.9% 7.2%
MRK Merck 26 173.0 0.8% 2.4% 24.5%
MSFT Microsoft 4 385.3 1.1% 4.4% 42.6%
NVS Novartis 14 229.0 0.2% 8.6% 25.3%
ORCL Oracle 22 183.5 1.3% 2.3% 24.9%
PBR Petrobras 45 114.2 5.9% 6.1% 13.9%
PEP Pepsico 36 139.5 1.5% 0.8% 14.3%
PFE Pfizer 20 190.5 0.4% 4.9% 4.7%
PG Procter & Gamble 15 227.7 0.3% 2.8% 4.9%
PM Philip Morris 39 132.5 0.7% 0.4% -3.4%
PTR PetroChina 11 248.1 0.8% -2.0% 20.3%
QCOM QUALCOMM 41 126.9 0.8% 1.7% 11.2%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 10 248.6 0.9% -1.8% 20.2%
RY Royal Bank of Canada 49 108.1 1.1% 2.3% 17.5%
SAN Banco Santander 44 119.3 0.2% 1.8% 28.1%
SLB Schlumberger 38 136.1 1.9% -1.5% 20.6%
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical 48 108.2 -0.5% -6.1% 17.0%
SNY Sanofi 34 147.4 0.1% 7.1% 17.2%
T AT&T 24 181.3 0.7% 0.6% 1.1%
TOT Total 32 148.7 1.7% 2.5% 14.8%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 50 106.2 1.2% 0.1% 16.2%
UL Unilever 42 124.2 -0.1% 0.5% 10.2%
V Visa 37 136.5 1.2% 3.4% 14.7%
VZ Verizon 17 203.0 0.8% 0.3% 1.4%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 273.1 0.7% 4.2% 22.0%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 12 245.9 0.7% 3.3% 2.1%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 415.5 1.2% -1.6% 9.9%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 199.1 0.8% 2.4% 18.0%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 0.6% 2.8% 10.6%



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