Companies seeking listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market must satisfy the following criteria: to have a net income of $750,000; should have public float of at least 1,000,000 shares; have minimum 300 investors; and have a share minimum bid of minimum $4. (with a few exceptions).
There are 1,450 equities included in the NASDAQ Global Market Composite index, which is a representation of the NASDAQ Global Market on a global scale. Comparing it to the Global Select Market Composite, the Global Market Composite is more accessible to a wider audience.
Nasdaq Capital Market, Nasdaq Global Select Market®, and Nasdaq Market® are the three distinctly different levels of the Nasdaq Stock Market. In order to be listed on one of these market levels, SMEs must first meet specific financial, corporate governance standards, and liquidity. Similarly, the Nasdaq Global Market has stricter first listing criteria than the Nasdaq Capital Market does, and the Nasdaq Global Select Markets has stricter initial liquidity and financial requirements than the Nasdaq Global Market does.