2013ÔÇÖs best performing IPOs (so far)

8. Noodles & Co (NDLS)

Gain: 139%
Offer price: $18
Recent close: $43
Offer Date: 27-June-2013
www.noodles.com

Noodles & Company develops and operates fast casual restaurants. The company’s restaurants provide noodle and pasta dishes, soups, salads, and sandwiches. As of May 28, 2013, it had 343 restaurants, including 291 company-owned and 52 franchised locations in 26 states and the District of Columbia. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Broomfield, Colorado.