North Carolina Economic Development Guide

2014

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AROUND THE STATE LARGEST PUBLIC COMPANIES COMPANY HEADQUARTERS CEO 6/30/13 MARKET VALUE (millions) BUSINESS 1 Bank of America Corp. Charlotte Brian Moynihan 2 Duke Energy Corp. Charlotte Lynn J. Good 47,637.40 Energy 3 Lowe's Cos. Mooresville Robert A. Niblock 43,861.80 Home-improvement stores 4 Reynolds American Inc. Winston-Salem Daniel M.Delen 26,463.30 Cigarettes 5 BB&T Corp. Winston-Salem Kelly S. King 23,773.30 Financial services 6 VF Corp. Greensboro Eric C. Wiseman 21,144.60 Apparel 7 Lorillard Inc. Greensboro Murray S. Kessler 16,500.30 Cigarettes 8 Nucor Corp. Charlotte John J. Ferriola 13,766.40 Steel 9 Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings Burlington David P. King 9,299.30 Medical testing 10 Red Hat Inc. Raleigh James M. Whitehurst 9,052.00 Software 11 Cree Inc. Durham Charles M. Swoboda 7,527.10 Semiconductors 12 Family Dollar Stores Inc. Matthews Howard R. Levine 7,162.70 Discount stores 13 Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc.1 Durham Tom Pike 5,637.80 Pharmaceutical services 14 Hanesbrands Inc. Winston-Salem Richard A. Noll 5,067.10 Apparel 15 Martin Marietta Materials Inc. Raleigh C. Howard Nye 4,533.40 Building materials 16 Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Raleigh Carolyn J. Logan 4,053.70 Pharmaceuticals 17 Carlisle Corp. Charlotte David A. Roberts 3,962.30 Rubber and plastics 18 Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. Thomasville David S. Congdon 3,586.20 Trucking 19 Babcock & Wilcox Co. Charlotte E. James Ferland 3,369.50 Power-generation systems 20 SPX Corp. Charlotte Christopher J. Kearney 3,368.20 Industrial equipment 21 Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. Greensboro Steven B. Tanger 3,159.10 Shopping centers 22 Highwoods Properties Inc. Raleigh Edward J. Fritsch 2,925.10 Real estate 23 Piedmont Natural Gas Inc. Charlotte Thomas E. Skains 2,555.70 Energy 24 Hatteras Financial Corp. Winston-Salem Michael R. Hough 2,435.20 Real estate 25 The Fresh Market Inc. Greensboro Craig Carlock 2,401.10 Grocery stores 26 Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.2 Matthews Thomas W. Dickson 2,317.90 Grocery stores 27 Snyder's-Lance Inc. Charlotte Carl E. Lee Jr. 1,964.90 Snacks 28 Polypore International Inc. Charlotte Robert B. Toth 1,879.90 Filters 29 First Citizens BancShares Inc. Raleigh Frank B. Holding Jr. 1,847.30 Financial services $138,635.60 Financial services 30 RF Micro Devices Inc. Greensboro Robert A. Bruggeworth 1,503.40 Semiconductors 31 Ply Gem Holdings Inc.3 Cary Gary E. Robinette 1,298.90 Building materials 32 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. Winston-Salem James H. Morgan 1,142.70 Doughnut shops 33 Sonic Automotive Inc. Charlotte O. Bruton Smith 1,119.60 Car dealerships 34 Enpro Industries Inc. Charlotte Stephen E. Macadam 1,059.90 Industrial equipment 35 Triangle Capital Corp. Raleigh Garland S. Tucker III 758.3 Financial services 36 Campus Crest Communities Inc. Charlotte Ted W. Rollins 744.9 Real estate 37 Speedway Motorsports Inc. Concord O. Bruton Smith 720.8 Racetracks 38 The Cato Corp. Charlotte John P. D. Cato 686.9 Clothing stores 39 Chimerix Inc.4 Durham Ernest Mario 623.5 Pharmaceuticals 40 Ingles Markets Inc. Asheville Robert P. Ingle II 618.0 Grocery stores 41 SciQuest Inc. Cary Stephen Wiehe 570.5 Software 42 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Charlotte J. Frank Harrison III 565.7 Soft drinks 43 Chiquita Brands International Inc. Charlotte Edward F. Lonergan 507.4 Produce 44 Uniļ¬ Inc. Greensboro William L. Jasper 404.2 Textiles 45 Pike Electric Inc. Mount Airy J. Eric Pike 401.9 Electrical contracting 46 HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. Asheville F. Edward Broadwell Jr. 353.2 Financial services 47 Furiex Pharmaceuticals Inc. Morrisville June S. Almenoff 344.6 Pharmaceuticals 48 ChannelAdvisor Corp.5 Morrisville Scot Wingo 335.6 E-commerce software 49 Alliance One International Inc. Morrisville Mark W. Kehaya 333.0 Tobacco distribution 50 Insteel Industries Inc. Mount Airy H.O. Woltz III 315.7 Steel wire Source: Novare Capital Management LLC 1 went public May 2013 2acquisition by Cincinnati-based The Kroger Co. pending regulatory and shareholder approval 3went public May 2013 4went public April 2013 5 went public May 2013 76 NO RT H C AROL I NA E CO NOMI C DE V ELOP M E N T GU IDE

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