median market cap

Definition

When looking at the market cap for all companies in a mutual fund portfolio, the market cap which is the midpoint of the entire list. Once the median market cap has been calculated, you can see that one half of the capital is invested in stocks of companies with market cap higher than the fund's median market cap, the other half in stocks of the companies with market cap lower than the fund's median market cap.

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You may want to try and use a median market cap when you want to make sure that you do not exceed what you can afford.

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The median market cap was easy for me to figure out because I knew it would be in the middle and would be easy to find.

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The median market cap was labeled in the graph to give us a better understanding of how our investments relate to the market as a whole.

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