General Footnotes

IPO year was sourced from com­pa­ny fil­ings first. Miss­ing data was sourced from inter­net based com­pa­ny pro­files such as in Crunch­base, or from news arti­cles. In some instances, we have cho­sen among mul­ti­ple pos­si­ble IPO years, typ­i­cal­ly when the com­pa­ny went through sig­nif­i­cant struc­tur­al changes, usu­al­ly with a pub­lic spin-off or two pub­lic enti­ties merging.

2018 Sales is for the four quar­ters end­ing on or near­est to 12-31-2018. The quar­ter end­ing the report­ed peri­od is giv­en in the col­umn to the right of 2018 Sales. For com­pa­nies with more lim­it­ed report­ed infor­ma­tion avail­able, see spe­cif­ic com­pa­ny foot­notes below.

Growth refers to year-over-year sales growth, with the same time peri­od adjust­ments as made to 2018 sales.

Prof­itabil­i­ty refers to Net Income over Sales (net prof­it) adjust­ed to the same time peri­od as 2018 Sales.

Mar­ket Cap tak­en from Yahoo Finance dat­ed May 2019. This site defines mar­ket cap as stock price mul­ti­plied by shares out­stand­ing tak­en from the most recent­ly filed quar­ter­ly or annu­al report.

CEO name tak­en from the com­pa­ny web­site as of May 20, 2019. Inter­im sta­tus is not­ed when­ev­er this was described on the web­site, or in recent press releas­es. Founder sta­tus was not­ed if the CEO was called a founder on the com­pa­ny web­site or in the lat­est proxy state­ment. Online bios such as LinkedIn and Bloomberg were also con­sult­ed for clar­i­fi­ca­tion when necessary.

Company Footnotes

LSV150 #18 Über:  Über’s prof­itabil­i­ty ratio reflects its stat­ed 2018 net income of $997 mil­lion; a more gen­er­al­ly quot­ed prof­itabil­i­ty ratio for Über is -16% reflect­ing 2018 adjust­ed net income.

LSV150 #71 Mel­lanox As of May 2019, NVIDIA has offered to acquire Mel­lanox. This acqui­si­tion is not yet final.

LSV150 #101 Wage­works: has not released 12-31-2018 quar­ter­ly results. 2018 sales and prof­itabil­i­ty reflect 9-30-2018 trail­ing 4 quar­ters. Annu­al growth rate is adjust­ed to reflect growth from 9-30-2017 to 9-30-2018. As of April 2019, HealthE­quity has offered to acquire Wage­works. This acqui­si­tion is not yet final.

LSV150 #138 Quan­ten­na: As of May 2019ON Semi­con­duc­tor Cor­po­ra­tion (Nas­daq: ON) and Quan­ten­na Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Inc. (Nas­daq: QTNA) have entered into a defin­i­tive agree­ment for ON Semi­con­duc­tor to acquire Quan­ten­na for $24.50 per share in an all cash trans­ac­tion. This acqui­si­tion is not yet final.

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