MARKET SIZE CAPITALIZATION
|Large Cap||Over $5 billion|
|Medium Cap||$1 to $ 5 Billion|
|Small Cap||$250 million to $1 Billion|
|Micro Cap||Under $250 Million|
These are the largest, most well known companies with market capitalization over $5 billion. Companies such as: Wal-Mart, Microsoft, General Electric, Apple, Exxon Mobil. Most of these old established companies are one the New York Stock Exchange (see Stock Markets & Security Exchanges).
These are younger, smaller companies with a size of $250-$1 billion dollars. You might have heard of a few, but not as many: Caterpillar, Comcast, Ethan Allen Interiors, Universal Electronics.