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When to buy small, mid and large caps?

Stocks on the Australian share market are categorised by their market capitalisation – small, mid, or large cap. This is calculated by multiplying the company’s current share price by the total amount of shares on issue. Small, mid and large cap stocks perform best in different economic environments. Large Cap A large cap stock is classified as a company which has a market capitalisation of more than $10 billion. Large cap or blue-chip stocks are the largest companies on the …

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What does market capitalisation mean?

The term market capitalisation is used frequently in the financial media. In this article we discuss what this means and the importance of market capitalisation when analysing a company. Definition Market capitalisation is calculated by the number of shares outstanding multiplied by the market price of one share. It simply reflects the total dollar amount of all the outstanding shares of a company at the market price. Market Capitalization = number of shares outstanding * market price of one share …

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