Market capitalisation, often abbreviated to market cap, is the total value of a companyâ€(tm)s shares.... more on: Market capitalisation
Market capitalisation is used to indicate the value of a company by multiplying the number of shares in issue by the current share price.
Total value of a company's securities at current prices quoted on a stock exchange. Hence, it is the total number of shares issued multiplied by the market price. Also, can denote the total valuation of the whole of a stock exchange's securities or the total value of one sector of a stock exchange's securities.