Next video:
Loading the player...

Learn more about how market cap represents the "price tag" of a company.

  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Investing

    Market Capitalization Defined

    Find out the differences between mega-, large-, mid- and small-cap stocks and how each suits different investing styles.
  2. Investing

    Market Cap Valuations For 2010

    How do the P/E ratios for the major market caps stack up against one another, and against themselves, for 2010?
  3. Insights

    Understanding Small- And Big-Cap Stocks

    If you don't realize how big small-cap stocks can be, you'll miss some good investment opportunities.
  4. Financial Advisor

    What Is GDP?

    GDP is like a price tag on a country's output, and it measures the size of the economy. Find out what it means.
  5. Investing

    Why You Need to Watch Small Caps (IWM)

    Small cap performance impacts broad market tone and direction while revealing important details about market psychology.
  6. Investing

    Small Cap Vs. Mid Cap Vs. Large Cap Stocks in 2016

    Find out what to expect from small-, mid- and large-cap stocks in 2016, learn and why markets might not perform much better than 2015.
  7. Investing

    What's a Small Cap Stock?

    The “cap” in small cap stocks refers to a company’s capitalization as determined by the total market value of its publicly traded shares. Small cap stocks are generally defined as the stock of ...
  8. Investing

    What does Large Cap mean?

    The “cap” in large cap refers to a company’s capitalization as determined by the total market value of its publicly traded shares. Large cap is short for “large market capitalization.”
  9. Investing

    Should You Invest In Big- Or Small-Cap Stocks?

    The term “cap” refers to market capitalization, and it’s calculated by multiplying the price of a stock by the number of shares outstanding.
  10. Insights

    If Amazon Handled Airline Luggage...

    RFID baggage tags could further reduce incidents of lost luggage. The question is, which kind?
Hot Definitions
  1. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  2. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  3. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  4. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  5. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  6. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
Trading Center