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Pre-Paid Legal Ranks High among Oklahoma Companies

11/6/2007 by Ada Jobs
Tags: Pre-Paid Legal

On October 14, 2007 the Daily Oklahoman published a special section called Oklahoma, Inc. This section focused on the Annual Standard & Poor’s Performance Report on Oklahoma’s top publicly-traded companies. Out of the top 40 companies, Ada’s own Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. was ranked overall as the #15 major publicly-traded company in Oklahoma.

Pre-Paid Legal rose 10 spots from last year’s ranking. The overall ranking method used by Standard & Poor’s is aimed at reviewing company growth. Companies are ranked on several items including: price to earnings, earnings per share growth, one year total return, return on average equity, revenue growth, and profit growth. The data analyzed in these reports is from June 30, 2006 to June 29, 2007.

In the category of average equity, Pre-Paid Legal was ranked #1 with a 146.18% return. Pre-Paid Legal was ranked #4 and #17 on one year total return and earnings per share growth, respectively. Pre-Paid Legal’s stock price rose nearly $30 a share during this time period and represented a one year total return of over 86%.  Pre-Paid Legal also ranked #18 in the profit growth category.

Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. was founded in Ada, OK in 1972 and has been a major employer in the area for over 30 years. Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. International Headquarters employs over 700 local citizens. The Ada Jobs Foundation congratulates Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. on its recognition as the #15 publicly-traded Oklahoma company.

For more information on Pre-Paid Legal Service, Inc., please visit their website.