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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 1 717.9 -0.8% -4.1% 60.5%
GOOGL Google 2 379.5 -1.1% -0.9% 0.0%
XOM Exxon Mobil 3 350.6 -0.9% -5.6% -13.2%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 4 347.2 0.4% -1.9% 17.2%
MSFT Microsoft 5 336.1 -0.6% -6.6% 4.1%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 279.0 0.2% -2.1% 3.1%
WFC Wells Fargo 7 278.8 -0.7% -1.2% 10.2%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 8 262.8 -0.7% -3.1% 6.8%
CHL China Mobile 9 261.8 -0.7% -5.2% 44.5%
GE General Electric 10 250.2 0.2% -4.3% -3.7%
NVS Novartis 11 240.8 0.8% -2.0% 23.4%
FB Facebook 12 233.2 0.3% 5.5% 36.6%
PG Procter & Gamble 13 222.3 0.2% -3.3% 3.3%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 14 221.2 0.0% -2.8% -0.6%
PFE Pfizer 15 211.6 1.1% 0.6% 7.6%
VZ Verizon 16 201.8 0.3% -1.8% 1.8%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 17 197.0 1.2% -3.2% 17.6%
CVX Chevron 18 196.1 -0.9% -2.2% -11.4%
PTR PetroChina 19 195.1 0.5% -8.4% -2.1%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 20 190.4 -1.4% -7.5% -16.5%
ORCL Oracle 21 186.2 -0.8% -2.7% 8.7%
DIS Walt Disney 22 179.3 0.2% 1.3% 34.4%
KO Coca-Cola 23 175.0 -0.7% -7.4% 3.2%
AMZN Amazon.com 24 172.1 0.9% -2.5% 9.5%
T AT&T 25 170.0 -0.2% -5.2% -6.3%
MRK Merck 26 163.9 0.3% -1.3% 3.6%
BAC Bank of America 27 161.0 -0.7% -3.2% -10.0%
V Visa 28 160.7 -0.1% -75.8% 21.5%
IBM International Business Machines 29 158.5 -0.1% -1.0% -15.5%
C Citigroup 30 154.7 -0.4% -2.7% 7.5%
INTC Intel 31 151.6 6.4% -3.8% 26.4%
GILD Gilead Sciences 32 150.4 -0.1% -2.4% 41.4%
HD Home Depot 33 148.7 1.3% -0.8% 44.7%
PEP Pepsico 34 142.2 0.3% -3.1% 16.2%
CMCSA Comcast 35 142.1 0.1% -5.8% 13.9%
CSCO Cisco 36 138.5 0.1% -8.1% 23.2%
SNY Sanofi 37 130.7 2.4% 2.3% -3.4%
AMGN Amgen 38 123.4 1.3% 3.1% 33.0%
UL Unilever 39 120.6 0.3% -3.6% 2.2%
BP BP 40 120.1 -0.5% -4.4% -16.7%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 41 119.0 -1.1% -6.5% 18.1%
PM Philip Morris 42 118.8 0.6% -7.4% -4.1%
CX CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. 43 117.8 0.3% -6.7% -22.6%
CVS CVS Caremark 44 116.9 0.5% -1.3% 38.3%
TOT Total 45 115.7 0.2% -5.2% -22.4%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 46 113.1 0.8% -0.8% -12.8%
UNH UnitedHealth Group 47 112.5 1.5% 3.9% 45.7%
QCOM QUALCOMM 48 110.6 -0.2% -7.6% -15.2%
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb 49 108.5 0.4% 7.1% 24.7%
SLB Schlumberger 50 106.2 0.2% -1.0% -13.7%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 195.2 0.2% -4.3% 9.3%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - 0.2% -2.3% 8.9%



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