market capitalization


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Recent Examples on the Web Lucid’s expected market capitalization is nearly twice the valuation of Nissan Motor Co. and about two-thirds that of Ford Motor Co. , which delivered more than 4 million cars last year. Eliot Brown, WSJ, 19 July 2021 As of this writing, Adidas’s market capitalization is approximately $74 billion. Marc Bain, Quartz, 12 July 2021 In comparison, bitcoin's market capitalization is currently around $650 billion. Billy Bambrough, Forbes, 5 July 2021 Microsoft's market capitalization topped $2 trillion during trading on Tuesday, and closed just $300 million shy of that mark. Cnn Business, CNN, 23 June 2021 Fast Retailing’s market capitalization is now $79.4 billion compared to Inditex’s $121 billion valuation. Fortune, 10 June 2021 For stocks with lots of traders on the big exchanges — Target, Pfizer — market capitalization is a meaningful figure. New York Times, 2 June 2021 Apple’s market capitalization crossed the $2 trillion threshold last year, making its chief executive, Tim Cook, a billionaire. Nitasha Tiku, Washington Post, 12 Mar. 2021 Tesla's market capitalization is now around $600 billion, which means that Tesla's existing shareholders will give up less than 1 percent of their stake from the stock sale. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, 8 Dec. 2020

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Market capitalization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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