Mid Cap

A company with a market capitalization between $2 and $10 billion, which is calculated by multiplying the number of a company''''s shares outstanding by its stock price. Mid cap is an abbreviation for the term "middle capitalization".

As the name implies, a mid cap company is in the middle of the pack between large cap and small cap companies.

Keep in mind that classifications such as large cap, mid cap and small cap are only approximations that change over time. Also, the exact definition of these terms can vary among the various participants in the investment business.


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  • mid-cap — /mid kap /, adj. designating a company, or a mutual fund that invests in companies, with a market capitalization of between $1 billion and $5 billion …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mid-cap stock — ➔ stock1 …   Financial and business terms

  • Mid-Cap Fund — A type of stock fund that invests in mid sized companies. A company s size is determined by its market capitalization, with mid sized firms generally ranging from $2 billion to $10 billion in market cap. Most stocks held in a mid cap fund are… …   Investment dictionary

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