market capitalization

,market ,capitali`zation or ,market `cap noun count or uncount BUSINESS
a way of measuring the value of a company calculated by multiplying the number of the company's shares by their price on the STOCK MARKET

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Market capitalization — (often market cap) is a measurement of the value of the ownership interest that shareholders hold in a business enterprise. It is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding (shares that have been authorized, issued, and… …   Wikipedia

  • market capitalization — UK [ˌmɑː(r)kɪt ˌkæpɪt(ə)laɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌmɑrkət ˌkæpɪt(ə)laɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] or market cap UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms market capitalization : singular market capitalization plural market capitalizations Word forms market cap :… …   English dictionary

  • market capitalization — USA equity value, Also known as market capitalization. The value of a public company based on the market price of its issued and outstanding common stock. It is calculated by multiplying the number of outstanding shares by the current market… …   Law dictionary

  • 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 Market value of a company at a given point in time. Market… …   Financial and business terms

  • Market capitalization — The total dollar value of all outstanding shares. Computed as shares times current market price. It is a measure of corporate size. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * *    The total value of a company s securities at current prices as… …   Financial and business terms

  • Market Capitalization — The total dollar market value of all of a company s outstanding shares. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company s shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The investment community uses this figure to… …   Investment dictionary

  • market capitalization — noun an estimation of the value of a business that is obtained by multiplying the number of shares outstanding by the current price of a share • Syn: ↑market capitalisation • Hypernyms: ↑capitalization, ↑capitalisation * * * market capitalization …   Useful english dictionary

  • market capitalization — market valuation The value of a company obtained by multiplying the number of its issued shares by their market price …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • market capitalization — noun Date: 1975 capitalization 1d …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • market capitalization — An alternative term for *capitalization (definition 2) …   Auditor's dictionary

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