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Mid-Cap Company : Definition & a Brief Summary

Definition of Mid Cap Company

A Company with Mid Cap Stock is known as a Mid Cap Company.

What is a Mid Cap Stock?

The Mid Cap Stock is the stock of a company with market capitalization in the range of $2 billion to $10 billion.

(This is an approximate figure as noted in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website.)

Other Characteristics
  • The daily trading volumes are in good numbers not too high though.
  • The pricing of the mid-cap stocks are generally in the medium scale.
  • Their revenues are not too high but in medium range as well as their assets and operations.
  • The investments in the stocks of mid cap companies are considered less risky.

Examples of Mid-Cap Companies
  • Staples, Inc. - market cap $6.3bn 
  • Seattle Genetics, Inc. - market cap $4.67bn
  • Yandex N. V. - market cap $4.55bn
  • BlackBerry Limited - market cap $4.19bn
  • Dreamworks Animation SKG, Inc. - market cap $2.25bn

Source: nasdaq.com (data as on 14th March 2016)

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