Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Washington State IPOs During Obama: 7 Companies Up 103% Over 26 Month Average Period

With the superb Initial Public Offering (IPO) data available from IPO Scoop, there were 7 Washington State Companies filing IPOs so far during the Obama Administration.....from Jan 2009 through Feb 2014..... where the Company has its common stock still trading now and it also has a Market Capitalization of more than $100 mil presently.
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 7 Washington State Companies had their average stock market price increase by a spectacular 103% over a short 26 month average period of time that their common stocks traded through the most recent date March 11, 2014.

Included in these 7 were what I would call 3 Technology Companies, whose average stock price increase was 135%.

All 7 Washington Companies had stock market price increases, with the lowest one being a solid 43%. 

Below here are the stock market prices on the most recent date March 11, 2014 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 7 Washington Companies:

1st Day

3-11-14 IPO %

Stock Closing Market

Market Market Price
Date Company HQs Sector Industry Price Price Change

Washington IPOs During Obama

11/15/13 zulily  Seattle Technology Catalog & Mail Order House $58.31 $19.26 203%
6/26/13 NanoString Technologies  Seattle Health Care Biotechnology $20.62 $8.06 156%
7/20/11 Zillow   Seattle Technology Internet Information Providers $79.90 $35.77 123%
5/17/13 Tableau Software  Seattle Technology Application Software $91.05 $50.75 79%
1/22/10 Symetra Financial  Bellevue Financial Life Insurance $20.23 $12.75 59%
2/10/12 HomeStreet  Seattle Financial Savings & loans $18.58 $12.00 55%
10/8/09 Omeros  Seattle Healthcare Biotechnology $12.52 $8.73 43%

Average % Change all 7 Companies


Average Number of Months 7 Stocks Traded 26