Apple Market Capitalization vs. Number of Shares Shorted Fundamental AnalysisApple is number one stock in number of shares shorted category among related companies. It is number one stock in market capitalization category among related companies creating about 25,617 of Market Capitalization per Number of Shares Shorted. Number of Shares Shorted is total amount of shares that are currently sold short by investors. When stock is sold short, the short seller assumes the responsibility of buying the stock back at a lower price. The speculator will make money if the stock goes down in price or will experience loss if the stock price goes up.
If a large number of investors decide to short sell an equity instrument within a small period of time, their combined action can significantly affect price of the stock.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.Apple is number one stock in market capitalization category among related companies. Market capitalization of Consumer Electronics industry is presently estimated at about 1.11 Trillion. Apple totals roughly 1.08 Trillion in market capitalization claiming about 97% of stocks in Consumer Electronics industry.