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Fast facts

A quick roundup of TSX, company and stock facts.

21.6%
Rise of the total market cap over previous year’s list

$1.99 trillion
Total market cap of companies as of April 1, 2011

23.3%
Percentage of Canadian population that resides in Quebec

13.2%
Percentage of company head offices based in Quebec

$3.99 billion
Average 2011 market cap

420
Number of companies with positive returns

376
Number of companies with returns over 10%

11%
Percentage of Canadian population that resides in Alberta

25.7%
Percentage of company head offices based in Alberta

29.7%
Percentage market cap held by Alberta-based companies

19.4%
One-year return for the TSX as of April 1, 2011

327
Number of companies that beat the TSX one-year return

71.6%
Average one-year return

31.1%
Median one-year return

1.6
The lowest P/E ratio as of April 1, 2011 (Pinetree Capital)

5.2
The next-lowest P/E ratio