Washington Investing

2004 Scorecard

Public companies in Virginia, the District and Maryland, ranked by stock price total return in 2004. Companies with stock prices less than $3.00 on Dec. 31, 2004, and thinly traded stocks, have been excluded.


Annual Change Dec. 31, 2004
close ($)
1-year return
SUTRON 8.90 107.1
DIALYSIS CORP. OF AMERICA24.43629.3
W.R. GRACE13.61429.6
FIRST AVENUE NETWORKS 13.90414.8
I.C. ISAACS 3.90400.0
CUISINE SOLUTIONS 3.90254.5
REGENERX BIOPHARMACEUTICALS4.05234.7
STAR SCIENTIFIC5.09173.4
ARGON ST35.37152.6
TELKONET 5.56128.8
ESSEX 20.25115.7
UNITED THERAPEUTICS 45.1596.7
VARSITY GROUP 8.2792.3
VSE 25.1791.8
DURATEK 24.9191.0
NII HOLDINGS 47.4590.7
COMMONWEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGIES6.0086.9
BLACK & DECKER 88.3381.4
BIOQUAL 10.7580.6
MICROS SYSTEMS 78.0680.0
LASALLE HOTEL PROPERTIES31.8377.8
AMERIGROUP 75.6677.4
WASHINGTON SAVINGS BANK15.8875.8
BRINK'S39.5275.4
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL127.0071.8
MASSEY ENERGY 34.9569.0
CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL58.0067.5
NVR 769.4065.1
AVALONBAY COMMUNITIES 75.3065.0
OVERNITE 37.2464.7
DIGITAL ANGEL 7.7363.1
ROANOKE ELECTRIC STEEL 20.6760.0
AMERICAN WOODMARK 43.6859.2
SI INTERNATIONAL 30.7657.2
NEIGHBORCARE 30.7255.5
VISUAL NETWORKS 3.4855.4
PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES41.2255.3
CIRCUIT CITY STORES 15.6455.2
NORFOLK SOUTHERN 36.1955.1
CRIIMI MAE 16.1054.4
TVI 4.4553.4
LAUREATE EDUCATION 44.0953.1
JOS A BANK CLOTHIERS 28.3053.0
MILLS CORP/THE63.7652.4
SRA INTERNATIONAL64.2049.0
UNITED DEFENSE INDUSTRIES47.2548.2
CORPORATE OFFICE PROPERTIES29.3545.2
AES 13.6744.8
SLM 53.3944.2
CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD 66.9444.2
STANLEY FURNITURE44.9544.1
ROWE 5.1743.6
MARKEL 364.0043.6
LEGG MASON 73.2643.6
XM SATELLITE RADIO37.6243.1
SMITHFIELD FOODS 29.5942.9
HOST MARRIOTT 17.3040.9
SAUL CENTERS 38.2540.8
RGC RESOURCES 25.8940.7
FEDERAL REALTY INVESTMENT TRUST51.6540.5
CACI INTERNATIONAL68.1340.1
TREX 52.4438.1
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL 84.2137.6
MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL62.9837.2
CONVERA 4.6536.4
OMEGA HEALTHCARE INVESTORS11.8035.7
CARDINAL FINANCIAL CORP11.1434.7
MCCORMICK (voting)38.7534.0
T. ROWE PRICE62.2032.7
BAY NATIONAL 13.2532.5
UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS14.9232.2
ALBEMARLE38.7131.5
TREDEGAR20.2131.4
OWENS & MINOR28.1730.8
MCCORMICK (nonvoting)38.6030.4
VERSAR4.3529.9
RIGGS NATIONAL21.2629.4
LAFARGE NORTH AMERICA51.3229.1
FREDDIE MAC73.7028.7
MERISTAR HOSPITALITY8.3528.3
DYNEX CAPITAL7.8228.2
WATERSIDE CAPITAL4.8027.0
FIRST POTOMAC REALTY TRUST22.8026.3
DANAHER57.4125.3
THE WASHINGTON POST983.0225.2
BASSETT FURNITURE INDUSTRIES19.6324.0
AMERICAN CAPITAL STRATEGIES33.3523.5
COVENTRY HEALTH CARE53.0823.5
KAISER26.5023.3
USEC 9.6922.9
HALIFAX5.9522.7
WASHINGTON REIT33.8722.1
HEALTHEXTRAS16.3021.6
CORNERSTONE REALTY INCOME TRUST9.9821.5
ANALEX4.4020.5
SAFENET 36.7419.8
SUNRISE SENIOR LIVING 46.3619.7
GUARDIAN TECHNOLOGIES4.6019.5
SHENANDOAH TELECOMMUNICATIONS29.9518.7
MUNICIPAL MORTGAGE & EQUITY27.2118.4
CAPITALSOURCE25.6718.4
CARRAMERICA REALTY33.0018.3
GENERAL DYNAMICS104.6017.4
CAPITAL AUTOMOTIVE REIT35.5317.2
TOWN & COUNTRY TRUST27.6316.6
ANTEON INTERNATIONAL41.8616.1
WGL HOLDINGS30.8416.1
MICROSTRATEGY 60.2514.8
CONSTELLATION ENERGY 43.7114.8
ONLINE RESOURCES7.5314.8
PEPCO21.3214.7
HILB ROGAL & HOBBS36.2414.3
GLADSTONE CAPITAL 23.7012.8
WATSON WYATT26.9512.5
HOOKER FURNITURE22.7012.4
UNIVERSAL47.8411.9
NOLAND46.0011.7
BOE FINANCIAL SERVICES29.5010.8
COSTAR46.1810.7
DOMINION RESOURCES67.7410.5
LOCKHEED MARTIN55.5510.0
LCC INTERNATIONAL5.838.7
ADVANCE AUTO PARTS43.687.3
YDI WIRELESS5.847.2
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS30.016.9
MEDIMMUNE27.116.8
HIGHLAND HOSPITALITY11.246.6
CHESAPEAKE27.166.2
ADVISORY BOARD36.885.9
VIRGINIA FINANCIAL36.665.6
WILLIAMS INDUSTRIES4.105.1
SANDY SPRING BANCORP 38.334.9
BOWL AMERICA14.104.5
DIMON6.724.4
LANDAMERICA FINANCIAL GROUP53.934.3
OPTELECOM 9.261.9
STRAYER EDUCATION109.791.3
ALLIED CAPITAL25.840.8
MEDIA GENERAL64.810.8
CARMAX31.050.4
INTERSTATE HOTELS & RESORTS5.360.2
CADMUS COMMUNICATIONS 12.800.1
CELERA GENOMICS13.75-1.2
ORBITAL SCIENCES11.83-1.6
FANNIE MAE71.21-2.3
ENTREMED3.24-2.4
TESSCO TECHNOLOGIES 13.98-2.6
MCG CAPITAL17.13-3.9
EPLUS11.81-4.3
DOLLAR TREE STORES28.77-4.3
MANTECH INTERNATIONAL23.74-4.9
S & K FAMOUS BRANDS16.31-5.4
ALLIED DEFENSE22.25-6.9
GANNETT81.70-7.2
INTEGRAL SYSTEMS19.45-7.6
NCRIC9.70-8.9
NEWMARKET19.90-9.0
HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES12.02-9.3
FRIEDMAN, BILLINGS, RAMSEY19.39-9.7
FTI CONSULTING21.07-9.8
MCI20.16-10.5
FIRST UNITED20.60-12.7
PEC SOLUTIONS14.17-16.4
RADIO ONE (class D)16.12-16.5
RADIO ONE (class A)16.10-17.6
ARGAN5.66-18.1
OPTICAL CABLE5.69-19.9
BEARINGPOINT8.03-20.4
MAXIMUS31.12-20.5
WEBMETHODS7.21-20.8
MARTEK BIOSCIENCES51.20-21.3
FEDERAL AGRIC. MORTGAGE (class A)17.20-22.7
GREATER ATLANTIC FINANCIAL6.25-23.3
GTSI10.51-24.1
PERFORMANCE FOOD26.91-25.6
FEDERAL AGRIC. MORTGAGE (class C)23.30-26.8
FAIRCHILD3.69-26.8
COMPUDYNE7.46-26.8
GUILFORD PHARMACEUTICALS4.95-27.0
GENE LOGIC3.68-29.1
AETHER SYSTEMS3.34-29.7
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS3.34-32.4
DIGENE26.15-34.8
CHINDEX INTERNATIONAL10.40-36.1
SINCLAIR BROADCAST9.21-38.0
TALK AMERICA6.62-42.5
NOVAVAX3.26-45.7
BROADWING9.11-46.4
XO COMMUNICATIONS3.04-47.1
HANGER ORTHOPEDIC8.10-48.0
OPNET TECHNOLOGIES8.42-48.8
CIENA3.34-49.1
SPHERIX3.25-49.5
PRIMUS TELECOMMUNICATIONS3.18-68.7
MEDIFAST3.52-75.0

• Listing excludes companies whose shares did not trade for the entire year, such as those that had initial public offerings during 2004.

SOURCE: Bloomberg News | GRAPHIC: The Washington Post


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