Forbes: 5 Most Innovative Companies in America

by Karl Utermohlen | August 15, 2013 4:03 pm

America’s most innovative companies — as compiled by Forbes[1]include several pharmaceutical giants and tech pioneers with booming stocks that could pay off in the long run.

Forbes came up with a list of the 10 most innovative companies in America based on innovation premium[2], which measures a company’s potential growth in the stock market. Additionally, the list only takes into account companies that have had public stock market trading for at least five years.

Here are the 5 most innovative companies in America and their innovation premiums.

  1. Salesforce.com (CRM[3]): 72.8%
  2. Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN[4]): 72.3%
  3. VMware (VMW[5]): 63.7%
  4. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN[6]): 63.1%
  5. Amazon.com (AMZN[7]): 60.2%

You can check out the rest of the 10 most innovative companies in America here[8].

Endnotes:
  1. as compiled by Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2013/08/14/the-ten-most-innovative-companies-in-america/
  2. innovation premium: http://www.forbes.com/sites/innovatorsdna/2013/08/14/how-we-rank-the-worlds-most-innovative-companies-2013/
  3. CRM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CRM
  4. ALXN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ALXN
  5. VMW: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VMW
  6. REGN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=REGN
  7. AMZN: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AMZN
  8. here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/bruceupbin/2013/08/14/the-ten-most-innovative-companies-in-america/

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