The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is a market-weighted index comprising 500 large-cap stocks. Naturally, those that top the list are a household name, blue-chip companies.

This article lists the top 20 names on the index, along with their respective ticker symbols, index weighting, market capitalization, and trading price on April 26, 2019. In most cases, there were direct correlations between a company’s market cap and its ranking.

Key Takeaways

  • The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is a market-weighted index comprising 500 large-cap stocks. Naturally, those that top the list are a household name, blue-chip companies.
  • In most cases, there were direct correlations between a company’s market cap and its ranking.

1)   Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Trading price: 129.73
Market cap: 983.62B
Index weighting: 4.16

2)   Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Trading price: 204.18
Market cap: 959.88B
Index weighting: 3.7

3)   Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)
Trading price: 1,949.35
Market cap: 961.43B
Index weighting: 3.2

4)   Facebook Inc. Class A (FB)
Trading price: 191.60
Market cap: 548.35B
Index weighting: 1.89

5)   Bershire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)
Trading price: 213.53
Market cap: 528.47B
Index weighting: 1.69

6)   Alphabet Inc. Class C (GOOG)
Trading price: 1,274.90
Market cap: 866.25B
Index weighting: 1.59

7)   Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOGL)
Trading price: 1,279.95
Market cap: 855.72B
Index weighting: 1.56

8)   JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
Trading price: 114.31
Market cap: 374.54B
Index weighting: 1.53

9)   Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)
Trading price: 140.02
Market cap: 376.54B
Index weighting: 1.52

10) Exxon Mobile Corporation (XOM)
Trading price: 80.30
Market cap: 341.98B
Index weighting: 1.42

11) Visa Inc. Class A (V)
Trading price: 162.93
Market cap: 358.59B
Index weighting: 1.16

12) Bank of America Corp (BAC)
Trading price: 30.32
Market cap: 292.54B
Index weighting: 1.01

13) Intel Corporation (INTC)
Trading price: 52.52
Market cap: 292.54B
Index weighting: 1.06

14) Proctor & Gamble Company (PG)
Trading price: 105.75
Market cap: 264.62B
Index weighting: 1.05

15) Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)
Trading price: 56.05
Market cap: 249.78B
Index weighting: 1.02

16) Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Trading price: 140.98
Market cap: 250.19B
Index weighting: 0.99

17) Home Depot Inc. (HD)
Trading price: 203.45
Market cap: 225.50B
Index weighting: 0.95

18) Verizon Communications (VZ)
Trading price: 56.65
Market cap: 250.19B
Index weighting: 0.95

19) Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Trading price: 117.10
Market cap: 223.81B
Index weighting: 0.92

20) Mastercard Incorporated (MA)
Trading price: 246.90
Market cap: 253.19B
Index weighting: 0.91