2013ÔÇÖs best performing IPOs (so far)

5. Sprouts Farmers Market LLC (SFM)

Gain: 157%
Offer price: $18
Recent Close: $46
Offer date: 31-July-2013
www.sprouts.com

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retailing of natural and organic food in the United States. Its products include fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery products, meat and seafood products, bakery products, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, fresh deli specialties, beer and wine, body care, and natural household products. As of August 22, 2013, the company had 165 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.