Dow Chemical Moves Up In Market Cap Rank, Passing Metlife

versus MetLife Inc plotting their respective size rank within the S&P 500 over time (DOW plotted in blue; MET plotted in green): Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of DOW vs. MET: Another reason market capitalization is important is where it places a company in terms of its size tier in relation to peers much like the way a mid-size sedan is typically compared to other mid-size sedans (and not SUV's). This can have a direct impact on which mutual funds and ETFs are willing to own the stock. For instance, a mutual fund that is focused solely on Large Cap stocks may for example only be interested in those companies sized $10 billion or larger. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit