LPL Financial Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. Its brokerage offerings include variable and fixed annuities, mutual funds, equities, retirement and 529 education savings plans, fixed income products, and alternative investments; and insurance offerings comprise personalized advance case design, point-of-sale service, and product support for a range of life, disability, and long-term care products. The company also offers fee-based advisory platforms and support, which provides access to no-load/load-waived mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, stocks, bonds, conservative option strategies, unit investment trusts, institutional money managers, and no-load multi-manager variable annuities. In addition, it offers cash sweep programs; and retirement solution, a fee-based service that allows qualified advisors to provide consultation and advice. Further, it provides other services comprising tools and services enabling advisors to maintain and grow their practices; and custodial services to trusts for estates and families. The company offers its services to approximately 14,000 independent financial advisors, including financial advisors at approximately 700 financial institutions. The company was formerly known as LPL Investment Holdings Inc. and changed its name to LPL Financial Holdings Inc. in June 2012. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ultra Petroleum Corp., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and operation of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. It primarily focuses on developing natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of Wyoming; oil reserves in the Uinta Basin of Utah; and natural gas reserves in the Appalachian Basin of Pennsylvania. As of December 31, 2014, the company owned interests in 67,000 net acres covering approximately 190 square miles in southwest Wyoming; 9,000 net acres in the Uinta Basin, Uintah County; and 91,000 net acres in the Pennsylvania portion of the Appalachian Basin. Ultra Petroleum Corp. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
SunEdison, Inc., a renewable energy development company, develops, finances, installs, owns, and operates renewable power plants to residential, commercial, government, and utility customers. It operates through Renewable Energy Development, TerraForm Power, and TerraForm Global segments. The Renewable Energy Development segment provides renewable energy services that integrate the design, installation, financing, monitoring, operations, and maintenance portions of the renewable energy industry segment. It also owns and operates renewable energy power plants; manufactures polysilicon and silicon wafers; and subcontracts the assembly of solar modules to support downstream solar business, as well as for sale to external customers as market conditions dictate. The TerraForm Power segment owns and operates clean power generation assets that sell electricity through long-term PPAs to utility, commercial, and residential customers based in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Chile. The TerraForm Global segment owns and operates clean power generation assets that sell electricity through long-term PPAs to utility and commercial customers based in specified emerging market countries located in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The company was formerly known as MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. and changed its name to SunEdison, Inc. in May 2013. SunEdison, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri.
LinnCo, LLC, through its limited liability company interests in Linn Energy, LLC, focuses on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands worldwide. The company offers skin-care systems and treatment products, such as ageLOC Spa systems, ageLOC Tru Face Essence Ultra anti-aging skin care serum, and ageLOC Transformation anti-aging skin care system, as well as other cosmetic, personal care, and hair care products. It also provides LifePak; ageLOC R2 nutritional supplements; and ageLOC TR90 weight management and body shaping systems. In addition, the company is involved in the research and product development of aging, including the influence of certain ingredients on gene expression. It sells its products directly, as well as through its retail stores and Website. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Provo, Utah.
Select Comfort Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides sleep solutions and services in the United States. It designs, manufactures, markets, and retails in beds and bedding accessories, such as mattresses, adjustable bases, pillows, sheets, and other bedding products under the Sleep Number brand name. The company sells its products through retail, direct marketing, and e-commerce channels. As of January 3, 2015, it operated 463 retail stores in the United States. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Presbia PLC, an ophthalmic device company, develops and markets optical lens implants for treating presbyopia. It operates primarily in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, and Turkey. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Qlik Technologies Inc. provides user-driven business intelligence solutions that enable customers to make business decisions. The company develops, commercializes, and implements software products and related services. It offers QlikView, which enables business users to explore data; ask and answer their own stream of questions; and follow their own path to insight on their own, or collaborate across teams and organizations. The company also provides license, maintenance, and professional services. It serves customers in various industry verticals, such as consumer packaged goods, financial services, pharmaceuticals, retail, manufacturing, technology, and healthcare. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through indirect channel partners, including distribution partners, value-added resellers, system integrators, and original equipment manufacturers to license and support its software platform. Qlik Technologies Inc. markets its products in the Americas, Europe, the Asia-Pacific regions, and Africa. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
Energen Corporation, through its subsidiary Energen Resources Corporation, explores for, develops, and produces oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. As of December 31, 2014, the company had approximately 372.7 million barrels of oil equivalent reserves located in the Permian Basin in west Texas, and the San Juan Basin in New Mexico and Colorado. Energen Corporation was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Blucora, Inc. operates a portfolio of Internet businesses in the Unites States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Search and Content, Tax Preparation, and E-Commerce. The Search and Content segment offers search services to users through its owned and operated, and distribution partners' Web properties and online contents, including software application providers, Web portals, and Internet service providers. It distributes search content through its owned and operated Websites, such as Dogpile.com, WebCrawler.com, and HowStuffWorks.com, as well as third party Web pages. The Tax Preparation segment provides tax preparation service for individuals; tax preparation software for individuals and professional tax preparers; and ancillary services comprising tax preparation support services, data archive services, reloadable pre-paid debit card services, and additional e-filing services through its Website taxact.com. The E-Commerce segment operates as an online retailer of self-branded electronics and accessories to consumers and businesses through the monoprice.com Website, as well as sells its products through reseller and marketplace agreements. The company was formerly known as InfoSpace, Inc. and changed its name to Blucora, Inc. in June 2012. Blucora, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.