/ˌkæpɪt(ə)laɪ'zeɪʃ(ə)n/, capitalization noun
the value of a company calculated by multiplying the price of its shares on the stock exchange by the number of shares issued.
Also called market capitalisation
‘…she aimed to double the company’s market capitalization’ [Fortune]

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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