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Chart: NC's top 50 public stocks

2012 stock performance for North Carolina's top 50 public companies.

Company (Linked to stock summary) Headquarters 2012 close 2011 close 2007 close 1-year return 5-year return
Alliance One International Morrisville 3.64 2.72 4.07 34% -11%
Babcock & Wilcox Co. Charlotte 26.2 24.14 Not Available 9% Not Available
Bank of America Corp. Charlotte 11.61 5.56 41.26 109% -72%
BB&T Corp. Winston-Salem 29.11 25.17 30.67 16% -5%
Carlisle Cos. Inc. Charlotte 58.76 44.3 37.03 33% 59%
Cato Corp. Charlotte 27.43 24.2 15.66 13% 75%
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Charlotte 66.5 58.55 58.88 14% 13%
Cree Inc. Durham 33.98 22.04 27.47 54% 24%
Culp Inc. High Point 15.01 8.52 6.96 76% 116%
Dex One Corp. Cary 1.58 1.66 Not Available -5% Not Available
Duke Energy Corp. Charlotte 63.8 66 60.51 -3% 5%
Enpro Industries Inc. Charlotte 40.9 32.98 30.65 24% 33%
FairPoint Communications Inc. Charlotte 7.95 4.33 Not Available 84% Not Available
Family Dollar Stores Matthews 63.41 57.66 19.23 10% 230%
First Bancorp. Troy 12.82 11.15 18.89 15% -32%
First Citizens Bancshares. Raleigh 163.5 174.99 145.85 -7% 12%
Hanesbrands Inc. Winston Salem 35.82 21.86 27.17 64% 32%
Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. Matthews 38.56 42.64 34.67 -10% 11%
Hatteras Financial Corp. Winston-Salem 24.81 26.37 Not Available -6% Not Available
Highwoods Properties Inc. Raleigh 33.45 29.67 29.38 13% 14%
Horizon Lines Inc. Charlotte 1.5 4.35 466 -66% -100%
Ingles Markets Inc. Asheville 17.26 15.06 25.39 15% -32%
International Textile Group. Greensboro 0 0.03 3 -100% -100%
Insteel Industries Inc. Mount Airy 12.48 10.99 11.73 14% 6%
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. Winston-Salem 9.38 6.54 3.16 43% 197%
Laboratory Corp. of America Burlington 86.62 85.97 75.53 1% 15%
Lorillard Inc. Greensboro 116.67 114 Not Available 2% Not Available
Lowe's Cos. Inc. Mooresville 35.52 25.38 22.62 40% 57%
Martin Marietta Materials Raleigh 94.28 75.41 132.6 25% -29%
Nucor Corp. Charlotte 43.16 39.57 59.22 9% -27%
Old Dominion Freight Line. Thomasville 34.28 27.02 10.27 27% 234%
Pantry Inc. Cary 12.13 11.97 26.13 1% -54%
Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Charlotte 31.31 33.98 26.16 -8% 20%
Pike Electric Corp. Mount Airy 9.55 7.19 16.76 33% -43%
Polypore International Inc. Charlotte 46.5 43.99 17.5 6% 166%
Red Hat Inc. Raleigh 52.96 41.29 20.84 28% 154%
Reynolds American Inc. Winston Salem 41.43 41.42 32.98 0% 26%
RF Micro Devices Inc. Greensboro 4.48 5.4 5.71 -17% -22%
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd Raleigh 40.47 47.85 7.88 -15% 414%
Sealy Corp. Trinity 2.17 1.72 11.19 26% -81%
Snyders-Lance Inc. Charlotte 24.12 22.5 20.42 7% 18%
Sonic Automotive Inc. Charlotte 20.89 14.81 19.36 41% 8%
Speedway Motorsports Inc. Concord 17.84 15.33 31.08 16% -43%
SPX Corp. Charlotte 70.15 60.27 102.85 16% -32%
Tanger Factory Outlet Center. Greensboro 34.2 29.32 18.85 17% 81%
The Fresh Market Inc. Greensboro 48.09 39.9 Not Available 21% Not Available
Triad Guaranty Inc. Winston-Salem 0.07 0.11 9.8 -36% -99%
Unifi Inc. Greensboro 13.01 7.6 7.26 71% 79%
VF Corp. Greensboro 150.97 126.99 68.66 19% 120%
Xerium Technologies Inc. Raleigh 3.05 6.54 104 -53% -97%

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