Technology Stocks Doubling Shareholders’ Investment Over the Past Year

Wall St. Watchdog uncovers information on companies in the Technology sector whose stock prices have doubled over the past year.  All companies have a market capitalization of at least $1 billion.

  • VirnetX Holding Corporation (AMEX:VHC): This company’s stock has increased by 428.22% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $34.07 and its market capitalization is $1,693,372,000. About the company:  Virnetx Holding Corporation is developing and commercializing software and technology solutions for securing real-time communications over the Internet.
  • IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP): This company’s stock has increased by 308.86% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $66.44 and its market capitalization is $3,140,429,000. About the company:  IPG Photonics Corporation produces high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers. The Company develops and commercializes optical fiber-based lasers used in a wide range of applications such as materials processing, telecommunications and medical applications.
  • 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD): This company’s stock has increased by 274.68% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $26.19 and its market capitalization is $1,313,021,000. About the company:  3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufactures, marketing, and servicing of 3D printers and related products, print materials, and services.
  • Velti Plc (NASDAQ:VELT): This company’s stock has increased by 175.91% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $17.29 and its market capitalization is $1,018,055,000. About the company:  Velti plc provides mobile marketing and advertising solutions for mobile operators, ad agencies, brands, and media groups.
  • SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA): This company’s stock has increased by 170.77% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $113.18 and its market capitalization is $7,454,792,000. About the company:  SINA Corporation is a global Internet media company operating Chinese-language destination sites. The Company offers a network of branded content and services targeting people of Chinese descent worldwide. SINA.com offers online news, entertainment, community, and commerce through web sites that are produced and updated by local teams in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and North America.
  • InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC): This company’s stock has increased by 161.56% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $71.30 and its market capitalization is $3,233,971,000. About the company:  InterDigital, Inc. develops technology for advanced digital wireless telecommunications applications. The Company offers both time division multiple access and wide band code division multiple access proprietary and standards compliant digital wireless technology to customers, licensees, and companies.
  • SAVVIS, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS): This company’s stock has increased by 146.88% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $39.50 and its market capitalization is $2,256,659,000. About the company:  SAVVIS, Inc. offers global information technology services. The Company offers hosting, network, and application services. SAVVIS’s products allow a company to scale its information technology infrastructure up or down as needed.
  • NetSuite Inc. (NYSE:N): This company’s stock has increased by 145.62% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $37.26 and its market capitalization is $2,461,301,000. About the company:  NetSuite Inc. provides relationship management software solutions . The Company offers a comprehensive suite of enterprise resource planning, or ERP, customer relationship management, or CRM, and e-commerce solutions.
  • Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML): This company’s stock has increased by 144.30% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $13.07 and its market capitalization is $5,979,413,000. About the company:  Atmel Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various non-volatile memory and logic integrated circuits using its proprietary technology. The Company’s devices are used in products for telecommunications, computers, networking, image processing, industrial and military applications, and avionics.
  • Cepheid (NASDAQ:CPHD): This company’s stock has increased by 138.63% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $39.47 and its market capitalization is $2,438,186,000. About the company:  Cepheid, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets microfluidic systems for analyzing nucleic acids in blood, urine, and other substances. The Company’s technology is designed to detect infinitesimal amounts of disease-causing agents and contaminants in food and water and purify DNA and perform genetic profiling.
  • Ancestry.com Inc (NASDAQ:ACOM): This company’s stock has increased by 132.84% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $42.82 and its market capitalization is $1,977,725,000. About the company:  Ancestry.com, Inc. is an online family history research company. The Company’s website offers online sources for family and local histories, vital records, military records and census records, as well as civil, ecclesiastical, and immigration records.
  • Fortinet, Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT): This company’s stock has increased by 131.22% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $20.59 and its market capitalization is $3,150,270,000. About the company:  Fortinet Inc. provides network security solutions. The Company offers network security appliances and related software, and subscription services. Fortinet systems integrate the industry’s broadest suite of security technologies, including firewall, VPN, antivirus, intrusion prevention (NYSE:IPS), Web filtering, antispam, and traffic shaping.
  • CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT): This company’s stock has increased by 119.77% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $41.25 and its market capitalization is $1,833,473,000. About the company:  CommVault Systems, Inc. provides data management software applications and related services. The Company develops, markets, and sells a suite of data management software applications designed to protect and manage data throughout its lifecycle.
  • Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX): This company’s stock has increased by 119.57% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $41.28 and its market capitalization is $5,337,253,000. About the company:  Rackspace Hosting, Inc. delivers websites, web-based IT systems, and provides related services.
  • athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN): This company’s stock has increased by 116.14% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $58.38 and its market capitalization is $2,042,517,000. About the company:  athenahealth Inc. provides Internet-based business services for physician practices. The Company’s services include a revenue cycle management service that automates and manages billing-related functions for physician practices and includes a practice management platform.
  • GT Solar International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOLR): This company’s stock has increased by 115.35% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $14.45 and its market capitalization is $1,827,695,000. About the company:  GT Solar International Inc. manufactures solar power equipment. The Company is a global provider of polysilicon production technology, crystalline ingot growth systems and related photovoltaic manufacturing services for the solar industry.
  • Qlik Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:QLIK): This company’s stock has increased by 115.09% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $29.36 and its market capitalization is $2,367,205,000. About the company:  QLIK Technologies Inc. develops business intelligence solutions. The Company’s software platform combines enterprise-class analytics and search functionality into a single platform.
  • Varian Semiconductor (NASDAQ:VSEA): This company’s stock has increased by 108.22% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $60.53 and its market capitalization is $4,565,964,000. About the company:  Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The Company supplies ion implantation systems used to manufacture semiconductor chips.
  • MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ:MSTR): This company’s stock has increased by 107.88% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $169.42 and its market capitalization is $1,814,195,000. About the company:  MicroStrategy Incorporated provides business intelligence software and related services. The Company’s technology platform enables departments and enterprises to deploy Web-based reporting and analysis solutions. MicroStrategy also offers consulting, training, and support services. Solutions are provided to retail, finance, telecommunications, insurance, dot-com, and healthcare industries.
  • Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX): This company’s stock has increased by 104.15% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $33.91 and its market capitalization is $1,179,185,000. About the company:  Mellanox Technologies Ltd. designs and develops semiconductor-based, high-performance interconnect products. The Company’s products facilitate data transmission between servers and storage systems through communications infrastructure equipment.
  • Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM): This company’s stock has increased by 102.33% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $30.41 and its market capitalization is $5,352,160,000. About the company:  Polycom, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a line of video, voice, data and web conferencing collaboration solutions. The solutions include enterprise video and voice communications end-points, network infrastructure, management products, product maintenance and other professional services.
  • Telvent Git, S.A (NASDAQ:TLVT): This company’s stock has increased by 101.31% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $39.88 and its market capitalization is $1,361,549,709. About the company:  Telvent GIT, S.A. is an information technology company that provides value-added real-time products and services solutions. The Company serves targeted industrial sectors primarily in Spain, North America, Latin America, and China. Telvent provides systems integration, consulting services, design and engineering services, and software.
  • Baidu.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): This company’s stock has increased by 100.53% over the past 52 weeks. The stock recently traded at $156.53 and its market capitalization is $54,599,022,579. About the company:  Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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