The historical stock prices of these companies were obtained from the following two excellent internet resources.... Google Finance and MarketWatch Big Charts. The superb Yahoo Finance website was also utilized heavily.
These 14 North Carolina Companies had their average stock market price increase by a very impressive 37% over an exceptionally short 17 month average period of time that their common stocks traded through the most recent date March 12, 2014.
Two Technology Application Software Companies drove this strong stock market price growth, with both of them posting stock market price growth of above 140%.
And 3 of the best 7 stock market price performers were Biotechnology Companies.
Below here are the stock market prices on the most recent date March 12, 2014 or the date the Company was sold and also at the close on the first day of the IPO, as well as the related % Market Price Change for this period of time, for these 14 North Carolina Companies:
|North Carolina IPOs During Obama|
|2/3/12||Cempra Holdings||Chapel Hill||Healthcare||Biotechnology||$11.20||$6.06||85%|
|10/25/13||CommScope Holding||Hickory||Technology||Communication Equipment||$21.32||$14.99||42%|
|8/9/13||Stock Building Supply Holdings||Raleigh||Industrial Goods||General Building Materials||$20.26||$14.43||40%|
|2/7/14||Argos Therapeutics||Durham||Health Care||Biotechnology||$10.96||$8.00||37%|
|5/9/13||Quintiles Transnational Holdings||Durham||Health Care||Medical Labs & Research||$52.82||$42.11||25%|
|10/1/09||Talecris BioTherapeutics||Research Triangle Park||Healthcare||Drug Manufacturers||$26.16||$21.15||24%|
|9/26/13||Premier||Charlotte||Technology||Healthcare Information Services||$34.84||$30.65||14%|
|11/5/10||The Fresh Market||Greensboro||Services||Grocery Stores||$35.56||$32.11||11%|
|11/13/13||Extended Stay America||Charlotte||Services||Lodging||$24.08||$23.87||1%|
|10/14/10||Campus Crest Communities||Charlotte||Financial||REIT-Diversified||$8.45||$12.51||-32%|
|5/23/13||Ply Gem Holdings||Cary||Industrial Goods||General Building Materials||$12.44||$23.30||-47%|
|Average % Change all 14||37%|
|Average Number of Months 14 Stocks Traded||17|