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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 1 640.1 -3.5% -4.3% 38.8%
XOM Exxon Mobil 2 385.1 -0.9% -2.4% -4.2%
BRK-A Berkshire Hathaway 3 354.4 -1.2% -2.2% 31.7%
GOOGL Google 4 353.6 -2.9% -3.8% -5.4%
MSFT Microsoft 5 351.6 -9.3% -10.9% 18.4%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 6 285.8 -0.2% -2.8% 13.5%
WMT Wal-Mart Stores 7 282.1 -1.2% 0.7% 18.0%
WFC Wells Fargo 8 273.9 -1.1% -4.2% 16.3%
CHL China Mobile 9 267.5 -1.2% 10.6% 35.8%
GE General Electric 10 245.0 -0.9% -5.4% -2.8%
NVS Novartis 11 239.3 2.5% 5.1% 25.6%
PG Procter & Gamble 12 233.7 -3.4% -7.5% 10.2%
FB Facebook 13 211.3 -2.2% -6.2% 41.5%
RDS-A Royal Dutch Shell 14 210.8 0.4% -3.2% -5.6%
JPM JPMorgan Chase 15 209.7 -1.0% -10.2% 2.0%
PFE Pfizer 16 205.4 -0.6% 3.0% 9.9%
CVX Chevron 17 204.7 -0.6% -4.4% -7.0%
PTR PetroChina 18 204.3 -2.9% -1.8% 11.9%
BUD Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV 19 194.2 -0.2% 4.8% 23.0%
VZ Verizon 20 192.6 -1.3% -3.2% -2.8%
ORCL Oracle 21 190.6 -1.1% -5.9% 18.9%
KO Coca-Cola 22 185.7 -1.4% -1.3% 9.5%
MRK Merck 23 178.4 -0.4% 8.3% 19.1%
T AT&T 24 170.2 -1.1% -4.0% -2.1%
BAC Bank of America 25 164.4 -1.4% -13.1% -4.2%
INTC Intel 26 163.0 -4.5% -9.0% 38.3%
DIS Walt Disney 27 159.3 -1.1% -1.1% 30.1%
GILD Gilead Sciences 28 158.5 -1.9% 12.0% 33.2%
V Visa 29 157.7 -2.2% -5.9% 16.1%
IBM International Business Machines 30 152.3 -1.7% -5.3% -13.6%
C Citigroup 31 146.1 -1.2% -11.2% -1.0%
CMCSA Comcast 32 145.2 -0.6% -3.5% 7.4%
PEP Pepsico 33 144.8 -2.0% -0.3% 17.9%
AMZN Amazon.com 34 142.0 -0.9% -0.8% -20.6%
HD Home Depot 35 138.6 -1.1% 1.4% 33.2%
CSCO Cisco 36 137.6 -3.8% -5.1% 22.3%
PM Philip Morris 37 126.8 -1.7% -2.1% 1.0%
TSM Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 38 125.4 0.1% 8.4% 41.0%
UL Unilever 39 124.6 0.7% 5.7% 8.8%
BP BP 40 122.7 0.7% 3.2% -14.9%
SNY Sanofi 41 122.3 -0.3% 1.0% -5.5%
AMGN Amgen 42 120.9 -0.5% -2.8% 34.1%
TOT Total 43 120.8 0.7% -0.1% -8.0%
QCOM QUALCOMM 44 119.3 -1.2% -5.1% -2.0%
CVS CVS Caremark 45 116.2 -0.2% 2.6% 49.3%
UTX United Technologies 46 108.6 0.3% 1.6% 4.7%
GSK GlaxoSmithKline 47 108.6 -0.1% 4.7% -15.0%
MO Altria 48 107.8 0.2% 7.8% 48.1%
SLB Schlumberger 49 107.8 1.0% -3.0% -3.8%
UNP Union Pacific 50 107.0 -0.4% 0.4% 41.2%
Summary Table Cap Rank Market Cap 1d Chg 1m Chg 12m Chg
Average of all largest companies by market cap - 194.4 -1.2% -1.4% 13.0%
Dow Jones Industrial Average - - -1.6% -3.7% 9.8%



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