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mega

(1) Million (10 to the 6th power). Abbreviated "M," it is a prefix for capacities and speeds (megabits, megabytes, megahertz, etc.). Mega may refer to 1,000,000 or 1,048,576, the latter based on the binary system (see NIST binary). See MB, meg, binary values and space/time.

(2) A prefix attached to common, non-computer words that means a very large size or quantity. For example, "megabucks" means a lot of money. Both "mega" and "giga" are used in this manner, although mega means million and giga means billion. See giga.

(3) (MEGA) A brand name for various models of Atari's ST and STE personal computers. See ST and Atari.
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"Managers should not feel compelled to exclude these high yielding mega caps where they believe the concerns to be overdone.
With interest rates low around the world, mega caps have also seen borrowing costs plunge, potentially boosting profits and dividends Sels adds: "Although valuations have risen from low levels, the mega cap sector still compares favourably to the market as whole."
Vanguard's Mega Cap 300, Mega Cap 300 Growth, and Mega Cap 300 Value funds, which were expected to launch in December, will track large-company indexes of the largest stocks in the market.
In 1994 and thus far in 1995, Artwire has sold more Mega Cap Organizers than any other product it sell - even its shower caddies, which is Artwire's core business, Jensen noted.
Zgutowicz said he remains an aggressive buyer of Facebook shares, despite the FTC task force that appears directed at mega cap tech companies including it, Google (GOOGL) and Amazon (AMZN), given the social media company's stable fundamentals and an accelerating earnings growth profile.
The Vanguard Mega Cap Growth Index Fund, for example, lowered the expense ratios of institutional and ETF shares by 2 basis points to 0.08% and 0.09%, respectively.
Dubai's meteoric rise was due to the exceptional performance of real estate (no coincidence, Deyr, Union Properties were both up 190-200 per cent!) and banking shares (Emirates NBD and DIB, both mega cap banks also outperformed) surged as the local property market's surge boosted profits, growth rates and collateral value of bank loans.