market capitalization

noun

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Examples of market capitalization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The tech giant is expected to generate $392.5 billion in sales this year and Apple is the world's most valuable company, with a market capitalization of $2.5 trillion. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, 6 Sep. 2022 With a market capitalization of $310 million, NDTV reported 2021 revenues of $45 million. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 24 Aug. 2022 The company, with a market capitalization of $292 billion, is one of the biggest employers in Indiana, with more than 10,000 of its approximately 37,000 global workers in the state. Emily Glazer, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2022 The Singapore exchange is home to fewer than 700 companies with a total market capitalization of less than $700 billion; Hong Kong’s stock exchange has more than 2,500 companies and a market cap of over $5 trillion. Clay Chandler, Fortune, 4 Aug. 2022 As a result of the hack, Harmony’s token, ONE, has fallen 8% in the last 24hours, according to CoinGecko, and is currently priced at $0.024 with a market capitalization of $302,267,414. Maria Gracia Santillana Linares, Forbes, 24 June 2022 Doha Bank is one of Qatar’s largest lenders with a market capitalization of $2.2 billion. Dana Khraiche, Bloomberg.com, 27 Mar. 2022 As of Wednesday, its share price was $87.14, with a market capitalization of nearly $35.7 billion, according to Yahoo Finance. Richard Webner, San Antonio Express-News, 10 Mar. 2022 Meta's market value fell more than $230 billion to a market capitalization of about $661 billion. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 4 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of market capitalization

1975, in the meaning defined above

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20 Sep 2022

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“Market capitalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/market%20capitalization. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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