We examined the stock performance of Technology companies led by founder CEOs vs. a broader Technology index where the CEOs of the component companies are not necessarily company founders. The CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index is an extract from our CEORater database. You may view the component companies here.
We reviewed the period from January 3rd 2017 through January 22nd 2018:
- The unweighted total stock return for the CEORater Technology Founder CEO Index over the measured period was 46.71%.
- For comparison we used the Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Technology ETF (ticker: RYT) which returned 42.85% over the same period.