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Mega-Cap Company : Definition & a Brief Summary

Definition of Mega Cap Company

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

What is a Mega Cap Stock?

The Mega Cap Stock is the stock of a company with market capitalization above $200 billion.

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

Other Characteristics
  • The daily trading volumes are very large.
  • The pricing of the mega-cap stocks are generally very high.
  • Their revenues are also quite high as well as their assets and operations are vast.
  • The investments in the stocks of mega cap companies are considered less risky.
Examples of Mega-Cap Companies

  • Apple Inc. - market cap $566.99bn 
  • Alphabet Inc. - market cap $512.71bn
  • Microsoft Corporation - market cap $419.75bn
  • Facebook, Inc. - market cap $311.41bn
  • Amazon.com, Inc. - market cap $268.2bn

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

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  • Large Cap Company
  • Mid Cap Company
  • Small Cap Company
  • Micro Cap Company
  • Nano Cap Company

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