AbbVie Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. It is dedicated to the research and development, manufacturing, and marketing of medicine for a number of chronic diseases including autoimmune diseases, leukemia, lymphoma, hepatitis C, and HIV. It is also engaged in the treatment of pancreatic, thyroidal, and other hormonal insufficiencies.
The market capitalization of a company, more simply referred to as "market cap", is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares. It is often considered as a key indicator of what a company is worth.