Apple Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiaries design, manufacture, and market mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players worldwide. It also sells software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications related to its products. The company offers iPhone, a line of smartphones that comprise a phone, music player, and Internet device; iPad, a line of multi-purpose tablets based on Apple's iOS Multi-Touch operating system; Mac, a line of desktop and portable personal computers; and iPod, a line of portable digital music and media players, such as iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and iPod classic. It also provides Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and various accessories, service and support offerings; and manufactures the Apple LED Cinema Display and Thunderbolt Display. In addition, the company sells various other application software comprising Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro X, and its FileMaker Pro database software, as well as a range of Apple-branded and third-party Mac-compatible, and iOS-compatible peripheral products, including printers, storage devices, computer memory, digital video and still cameras, pointing devices, and various other computing products and supplies. Apple Inc. sells digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and Mac App Store; and its products through its retail stores, online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. The company also sells a range of third-party products through its online and retail stores. It serves various consumers, small and mid-sized businesses, as well as education, enterprise, and government customers. Apple Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.
BBCN Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for BBCN Bank that provides commercial banking services primarily to small- to medium-sized businesses and individuals in the United States. The company offers short-term and long-term deposits comprising personal and business checking accounts, money market accounts, savings, certificates of deposits, and individual retirement accounts. It also provides a range of loans, including commercial loans to businesses for various purposes, which consist of working capital, purchasing inventory, debt refinancing, business acquisitions, and other business related financing needs; commercial real estate loans; small business administration loans; and consumer loans, such as auto, home equity, and signature loans. In addition, the company offers trade finance services that comprise issuing and advising on letters of credit for export and import businesses, as well as handles documentary collections. Further, it provides cash management services, such as remote deposit capture, lock box, and ACH origination services; mobile banking application for smartphones; debit card services; travelers' checks, safe deposit boxes, and other customary bank services; and Internet banking and bill-pay services, as well as operates automated teller machines. As of April 8, 2014, the company operated 49 branches in California, New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Washington, and Virginia; and 6 loan production offices in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Northern California, and Annandale, Virginia. The company was formerly known as Nara Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to BBCN Bancorp, Inc. in November 2011. BBCN Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Brown & Brown, Inc. markets and sells insurance products and services in the United States. Its Retail division provides insurance products and services to commercial, public and quasi-public entity, professional, and individual customers. This division offers property insurance relating to physical damage to property, and resultant interruption of business or extra expense caused by fire, windstorm, or other perils; casualty insurance relating to legal liabilities, workers' compensation, and commercial and private passenger automobile coverage; fidelity and surety bonds; group and individual life, accident, disability, health, hospitalization, medical, and dental insurance, as well as provides risk management and loss control surveys and analysis, consultation, and claims processing services. The company's National Programs division offers professional liability and related package insurance products for dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists, lawyers, CPA's, optometrists, opticians, ophthalmologists, insurance agents, financial advisors, registered representatives, securities broker-dealers, benefit administrators, real estate brokers and title agents, and escrow agents; and arrowhead insurance, commercial, and public entity-related programs. Its Wholesale Brokerage division markets and sells excess and surplus commercial insurance products and services to retail insurance agencies; and reinsurance products and services to insurance companies. The company's Services division offers third-party claims administration and consulting for the workers' compensation insurance market, comprehensive medical utilization management services, Medicare secondary payer statute compliance-related services, social security disability and Medicare benefits advocacy services, and catastrophe claims adjusting services. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida.
BancorpSouth, Inc. operates as a financial holding company for BancorpSouth Bank that provides commercial banking and financial services to individuals and small-to-medium size businesses. It offers various deposit products, including interest bearing and noninterest bearing demand deposits, and saving and time deposits. The company also provides various commercial loans comprising term loans, lines of credit, equipment and receivable financing, and agricultural loans, as well as a range of short-to-medium term secured and unsecured commercial loans to businesses for working capital, business expansion, and the purchase of equipment and machinery; and construction loans to real estate developers for the acquisition, development, and construction of residential subdivisions. In addition, it originates fixed and adjustable rate residential mortgage loans secured by owner-occupied property, construction loans, second mortgage loans, and home equity lines of credit; and non-residential consumer loans that consist of automobile, recreation vehicle, boat, and personal loans, as well as deposit account secured loans. Further, the company operates as an agent for the sale of title insurance, commercial lines of insurance, and a line of property and casualty, life, health, and employee benefits products and services. Additionally, it provides investment services comprising brokerage, investment advisory, and asset management services; credit cards; and personal trust and estate services, and employee benefit accounts and plans. The company offers its services through 290 offices in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Missouri, and Illinois. BancorpSouth, Inc. was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops, sells or leases, and licenses electronic design automation (EDA) software, emulation hardware, verification intellectual property (VIP), and design intellectual property (design IP) for semiconductor and electronics systems companies worldwide. It offers functional verification products, including logic verification software that enable customers to coordinate verification activities across multiple teams and various specialists for verification planning and closure; system design and verification products for hardware-software verification, as well as for system power exploration, analysis, and optimization; design IP products consisting of pre-verified, customizable functional blocks to integrate into customer's SoCs; and VIP and memory models for use in system-level verification to model correct behavior of full systems interacting with their environments. The company also provides custom integrated circuits (ICs) design and verification products to create schematic and physical representations of circuits down to the transistor level for analog, mixed-signal, custom digital, memory, and RF designs. In addition, the company provides digital IC design products, such as logic design products for chip planning, design, verification, and test technologies and services; physical implementation products, which are used in place and route, signal integrity, optimization, and double patterning preparation; and signoff products to signoff the design as ready for manufacture by a silicon foundry. Further, it offers system interconnect design products to develop printed circuit boards and IC packages; and design for manufacturing products to address manufacturing and yield issues in the product development process. Additionally, the company offers engineering, methodology, education, and hosted design solutions. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
Celanese Corporation, a technology and specialty materials company, manufactures and sells value-added chemicals, thermoplastic polymers, and other chemical-based products worldwide. The company's Advanced Engineered Materials segment develops, produces, and supplies specialty polymers for use in automotive, medical, and electronics products, as well as other consumer and industrial applications. Its Consumer Specialties segment provides cellulose acetate flakes, films, and tows for use in filter products applications; Sunett, a sweetener for use in various beverages, confections, and dairy products; Qorus, a sweetener system designed for low-to no-calorie carbonated and non-carbonated beverages, flavored waters, energy drinks, and milk and dairy products; and food protection ingredients, such as potassium sorbate and sorbic acids for use in foods, beverages, and personal care products. The company's Industrial Specialties segment produces emulsions and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) performance polymers. This segment offers vinyl acetate-based emulsions for use in paints and coatings, adhesives, construction, glass fiber, textiles, and paper applications; EVA resins and compounds for use in flexible packaging films, lamination film products, hot melt adhesives, medical products, automotive, carpeting, and photovoltaic cells applications. Its Acetyl Intermediates segment offers acetyl products, including acetic acids, vinyl acetate monomers, acetic anhydride, and acetate esters for use as starting materials for colorants, paints, adhesives, coatings, and pharmaceuticals. The company also provides organic solvents and intermediates for pharmaceutical, agricultural, and chemical products. It has a strategic alliance with Airborne Oil & Gas to develop and supply composite materials for deepwater oil and gas pipelines. The company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates fast-casual and fresh Mexican food restaurants. As of July 21, 2014, it operated approximately 1,600 restaurants; and 7 ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen restaurants. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Denver, Colorado.
CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, invests in residential mortgage pass-through certificates in the United States. It also focuses on investing in residential mortgage-backed securities that are issued and the principal and interest of which are guaranteed by a federally chartered corporation (Agency RMBS); collateralized mortgage obligations issued by a government agency or government-sponsored entity that are collateralized by Agency RMBS; and debt securities issued by the United States Department of Treasury or a government sponsored entity. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust. As a result, it would not be subject to corporate income tax on that portion of its net income that is distributed to shareholders. The company was formerly known as Cypress Sharpridge Investments, Inc. and changed its name to CYS Investments, Inc. in September 2011. CYS Investments, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. is a publicly owned real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm engages in the ownership and operation of lifestyle oriented properties. Its portfolio of properties include various amenities and common facilities, such as a clubhouse, a swimming pool, laundry facilities, and cable television service, sauna/whirlpool spas, golf courses, tennis, shuffleboard and basketball courts, and exercise rooms. The firm leases developed sites to owners of manufactured homes referred to as resort homes, park models referred to as resort cottages, and recreational vehicles. It primarily invests in the markets of the United States. The firm primarily invests in land with lower maintenance costs and customer turnover costs, high quality real estate in and around major metropolitan areas, high barriers to entry, retirement and vacation destinations, growth markets, and appreciating component of real estate2. It was formerly known as Home Communities, Inc. The firm was founded in 1992 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in Clearwater, Florida, Phoenix, Arizona, and Aurora, Colorado.
East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals. The company operates in three segments: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Other. It offers various deposit products comprising personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, travelers' checks, safe deposit boxes, and MasterCard and Visa merchant deposit services. The company's lending portfolio consists of residential single-family and multifamily loans; commercial real estate loans, and construction and land loans; trade finance loans; commercial business loans, including accounts receivable, small business administration, inventory, and working capital loans; and student and other consumer loans. In addition, it provides financing to facilitate its clients business transactions between Asia and the United States. It operates a network of 94 banking locations throughout California, 6 branches in New York, 4 branches in Georgia, 2 branches in Massachusetts, 1 branch in Nevada, 1 branch in Texas, and 4 branches in Washington; 3 full-service branches in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shantou; 3 representative offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, China; and 1 in Taipei, Taiwan. East West Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Pasadena, California.