market capitalization

The total dollar value of all outstanding shares. Computed as shares times current market price. capitalization is a measure of corporate size. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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Market value of a company at a given point in time. Market capitalisation is calculated by multiplying the number of shares by the share price. NYSE Euronext Glossary

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   The total value of a company's securities at current prices as quoted on a stock exchange. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying the total number of shares by the market price. It can also denote the total value of all the securities listed on a stock exchange, or the total value of one sector of a market's listed securities.

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market capitalization UK US (UK also market capitalisation) noun [C or U] (also market cap, capitalization) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the total value of a company's shares on a stock market: »

The company has a total market capitalization of about $14.3 billion.

the total value of shares in a stock market or several stock markets: »

The Shanghai and Shenzhen exchanges have a combined market capitalization of roughly $1.4 trillion.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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