It’s a good time to be a publicly traded company in Orange County. According to OC Business Journal’s latest list of fastest-growing publicly traded companies, local firms reported 65% revenue growth over the last two years.
The report also found that half of the 34 companies that made the list are based in Irvine.
Irvine businesses took four of the top five spots for large businesses on the list, and they represent a wide range of business sectors, demonstrating the diversity and strength of the local economy.
Topping the list of large public companies was innovative automotive company Rivian, the builder of the first electric truck, with a market capitalization of $16 billion. Second on the list is med-tech innovator Masimo, with a $4.2 billion market capitalization. And fourth is data giant Alteryx, with a $2.6 billion market capitalization. To show further diversity, retailer Boot Barn ranked fifth, with a market capitalization of $2.3 billion.