The historical stock prices were obtained from the following two excellent internet resources..... Google Finance and MarketWatch Big Charts .
These 8 Washington DC Corps had their average stock prices increase by a very robust 303% from January 16, 2009 to August 30, 2013. This 303% increase is 3.3 times the 92% increase in the S&P 500 Index over the same time span.
Below here are the common stock market closing prices of each of these 8 Washington DC 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:
|Washington DC Corps|
|DuPont Fabros Technology||$22.79||$3.06||645%|
|Advisory Board Co||$54.77||$10.46||424%|
|Average Increase: All 8 Washington DC Corps||303%|
|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%|