How the North Carolina 50 fared

December 31, 2011 

Company

Headquarters

2011

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1-year

return

5-year

return

Bank of America Corp.

Charlotte

5.56

13.34

53.39

-58%

-90%

Lowe's Cos. Inc.

Mooresville

25.38

25.08

31.15

1%

-19%

Nucor Corp.

Charlotte

39.57

43.82

54.66

-10%

-28%

Duke Energy Corp.

Charlotte

22

17.81

19.33

24%

14%

BB&T Corp.

Winston-Salem

25.17

26.29

43.93

-4%

-43%

Progress Energy Inc.

Raleigh

56.02

43.48

49.08

29%

14%

VF Corp.

Greensboro

126.99

86.18

82.08

47%

55%

Family Dollar Stores Inc.

Matthews

57.66

49.71

29.33

16%

97%

Reynolds American Inc.

Winston- Salem

41.42

32.62

32.74

27%

27%

Pantry Inc.

Cary

11.97

19.86

46.84

-40%

-74%

Goodrich Corp.

Charlotte

123.7

88.07

45.55

40%

172%

Sonic Automotive Inc.

Charlotte

14.81

13.24

29.04

12%

-49%

Laboratory Corp. of America

Burlington

85.97

87.92

73.47

-2%

17%

SPX Corp.

Charlotte

60.27

71.49

61.16

-16%

-1%

Hanesbrands Inc.

Winston Salem

21.86

25.4

23.62

-14%

-7%

Ruddick Corp.

Charlotte

42.64

36.84

27.75

16%

54%

Lorillard Inc.

Greensboro

114

82.06

N.A.

39%

N.A.

Ingles Markets Inc.

Asheville

15.06

19.2

29.79

-22%

-49%

Carlisle Cos. Inc.

Charlotte

44.3

39.74

39.25

11%

13%

Babcock & Wilcox Co.

Charlotte

24.14

25.59

N.A.

-6%

N.A.

Alliance One International

Morrisville

2.72

4.24

7.06

-36%

-61%

Martin Marietta Materials Inc.

Raleigh

75.41

92.24

103.91

-18%

-27%

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

Thomasville

40.53

31.99

16.05

27%

153%

Coca-Cola Bottling Co.

Charlotte

58.55

55.58

68.43

5%

-14%

Snyders-Lance Inc.

Charlotte

22.5

23.44

20.08

-4%

12%

Dex One Corp.

Cary

1.66

7.46

N.A.

-78%

N.A.

Piedmont Natural Gas Co.

Charlotte

33.98

27.96

26.75

22%

27%

First Citizens Bancshares

Raleigh

174.99

189.05

202.64

-7%

-14%

Sealy Corp.

Trinity

1.72

2.92

14.75

-41%

-88%

Horizon Lines Inc.

Charlotte

4.35

109.25

674

-96%

-99%

Red Hat Inc.

Raleigh

41.29

45.65

23

-10%

80%

Fresh Market Inc.

Greensboro

39.9

41.2

N.A.

-3%

N.A.

Enpro Industries Inc.

Charlotte

32.98

41.56

33.21

-21%

-1%

Cree Inc.

Durham

22.04

65.89

17.32

-67%

27%

Fairpoint Communications Inc.

Charlotte

4.33

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.

RF Micro Devices Inc.

Greensboro

5.4

7.35

6.79

-27%

-20%

Cato Corp.

Charlotte

24.2

27.41

22.91

-12%

6%

Polypore International Inc.

Charlotte

43.99

40.73

N.A.

8%

N.A.

Unifi Inc.

Greensboro

7.6

16.93

7.35

-55%

3%

International Textile Group

Greensboro

0.03

0.04

12.35

-25%

-100%

Pike Electric Corp.

Mount Airy

7.19

8.58

16.33

-16%

-56%

Xerium Technologies Inc.

Raleigh

6.54

15.95

195.8

-59%

-97%

Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Morrisville

47.85

46.96

12.17

2%

293%

Speedway Motorsports Inc.

Concord

15.33

15.32

38.4

0%

-60%

Highwoods Properties Inc.

Raleigh

29.67

31.85

40.76

-7%

-27%

Hatteras Financial Corp.

Winston-Salem

26.37

30.27

N.A.

-13%

N.A.

Tekelec

Morrisville

10.93

11.91

14.83

-8%

-26%

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc.

Winston-Salem

6.54

6.98

11.1

-6%

-41%

Insteel Industries Inc.

Mount Airy

10.99

12.49

17.79

-12%

-38%

Medcath Corp.

Charlotte

7.29

13.95

27.36

-48%

-73%

Adjusted for stock splits and dividends, when applicable.

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