These 15 San Diego area Corps had their average stock prices increase by 154% from January 16, 2009 to the close on Aug 23, 2013. This 154% increase is more than 1.5 times the 96% increase in the S&P 500 Index over the same time span.
This 154% increase for San Diego Area Corps precisely matched the 154% comparable increase for Los Angeles Area Corps, both being significantly short of the incredible 243% comparable increase of the San Francisco Area Corps. But still, this 154% increase in over just more than four and a half years is awfully impressive. San Diego Area citizens here have to be pleased with the overall stock market performance of their many fine Companies during the Obama Administration.
This 154% increase occurred predominately in the first two years of the Obama Administration, when both the US Senate and the US House were under Democratic control.
Below here are the common stock market closing prices of each of these 15 San Diego Area Companies at both the most recent closing (Aug 23, 2013) and also at the date just before President Obama took office in his first term (Jan 16, 2009), as well as the percentage stock market price changes for this period of time:
|San Diego Area||Market||Market||Percentage|
|Amylin Pharmaceuticals||San Diego||$31.00||$11.63||167%|
|Arena Pharmaceuticals||San Diego||$6.96||$3.70||88%|
|Average Increase: all 7 Health Care||133%|
|Encore Capital Group||San Diego||$43.63||$6.52||569%|
|Jack in the Box||San Diego||$41.21||$21.94||88%|
|Cubic Corp||San Diego||$50.78||$27.91||82%|
|Bridgepoint Education||San Diego||$16.31||$11.10||47%|
|Leap Wireless||San Diego||$15.75||$25.31||-38%|
|Average Increase: all 8 Other Sectors||173%|
|Average Increase: all 15 San Diego Area Corps||154%|
|Dow Industrials Index||15,010.51||8,281.22||81%|
|S&P 500 Index||1,663.50||850.12||96%|
|S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index||1,217.43||516.75||136%|
|S&P SmallCap 600 Index||588.53||247.89||137%|