The market capitalization:
1. is total value of authorized shares of a publicly traded company
2. is a robust indicator of economic growth
3. is a measure of investors’ wealth
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [D] Only 3

Market capitalization (or market cap) is the total value of the issued shares of a publicly traded company; it is equal to the share price times the number of shares outstanding. As outstanding stock is bought and sold in public markets, capitalization could be used as a proxy for the public opinion of a company’s net worth and is a determining factor in some forms of stock valuation. It’s a measure of investor’s health.

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