Market Capitalization is total market value of a company's equity. It is one of many ways to value a company and is calculated by multiplying the price of the stock by the number of shares issued. If a firm has one type of stock its market capitalization will be the current market share price multiplied by the number of shares. However, if a company has multiple types of equities then the market cap will be the total of the market caps of the different types of shares.
In most publications or references market cap is broken down into the mega cap, large cap, mid cap, small cap, micro cap, and nano cap. Market Cap is a measurement of business as total market value of all of outstanding shares at a given time, and can be used to compare different companies based on their size.
Based on recorded statements the market capitalization of General Electric Company is about 302.63 B. This is 68.68% lower than that of the Industrial Goods sector, and 585.03% higher than that of Diversified Machinery industry, The Market Capitalization for all stocks is 22.77% higher than the company.
General Electric Company is rated # 2 in market capitalization category among related companies. Market capitalization of Diversified Machinery industry is currently estimated at about 1.03 Trillion. General Electric totals roughly 302.63 Billion in market capitalization claiming about 29% of equities under Diversified Machinery industry.