President Obama is holding a meeting today with 20 prominent business leaders to share ideas on how to grow the economy, create jobs in the private sector, invest in American innovation and improve the nation's competitiveness.
Eighteen of the CEOs expected to meet the President are affiliated with public companies (only Penny Pritzker, Chairman & CEO, Pritzker Realty Group and Mark Gallogly, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Centerbridge Partners are not).
The median market capitalization of these companies stands at $52 billion—an $18 billion, or 55 percent increase from the median value on January 16, 2009, when President Obama took office.
Google has seen the largest gain in market cap value in absolute dollar terms, adding about $96 billion. And only one company has seen its market cap value decrease, Ely Lilly .
The best-performing stock belongs to American Express , with a gain of 172 percent.
The list below includes both stock performance and market cap gains or losses for the eighteen companies.
Data Source: CNBC Analytics & Thomson Reutes
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