These 7 Rhode Island Corps had their average stock prices increase by an off-the-charts 340% from January 16, 2009 to August 30, 2013. This 340% increase is 3.7 times the 92% increase in the S&P 500 Index over the same time span.
Rhode Island is blessed with two superb US Senators.....Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed.....and also two excellent US House members.....David Cicilline and Jim Langevin. They have all been extremely helpful to Rhode Island businesses and to Rhode Island citizens.
Below here are the common stock market closing prices of each of these 7 Rhode Island Corps at both the most recent date (August 30, 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:
|Rhode Island Corps|
|A T Cross||Lincoln||$21.32||$2.62||714%|
|United Natural Foods||Providence||$60.63||$17.80||241%|
|Washington Trust Bancorp||Westerly||$30.01||$18.83||59%|
|Average Increase: All 7 Rhode Island Corps||340%|
|Dow Industrials Index||14,810.31||8,281.22||79%|
|S&P 500 Index||1,632.97||850.12||92%|
|S&P Mid-Cap 400 Index||1,183.87||516.75||129%|
|S&P SmallCap 600 Index||572.82||247.89||131%|