2016 OTCQX Best 50 Companies

The OTCQX Best 50 is an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. and international companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market based on an equal weighting of one-year total return and average daily dollar volume growth. This is the second annual ranking since OTC Markets Group launched the OTCQX Best 50 on May 13, 2015.

RANKING METHOD

OTC Markets Group applied the following criteria to the 425 companies traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2015 to determine which companies would qualify for the 2016 OTCQX Best 50:

traded on OTCQX on December 31, 2015
closing share price of $0.25 or greater on December 31, 2015
closing share price on December 31, 2015, greater than on December 31, 2014
traded equal to or greater than $500,000 in dollar volume in 2015
not a “penny stock” on December 31, 2015, as defined under SEC Rule 3a51-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
traded at least one day in 2014
member of the OTCQX Composite Index as of December 31, 2015.
OTC Markets Group Inc. stock trades on the OTCQX Best Market, however the company removed itself from the ranking.

OTC Markets Group reserved discretion to omit companies from the ranking that no longer demonstrate the OTCQX market standards of transparency and wide distribution of news and financial disclosure.

2016 OTCQX Best 50 Companies:

1 Nemaska Lithium, Inc. NMKEF
2 AltiGen Communications, Inc. ATGN
3 MainStreet Bank (Fairfax, VA) MNSB
4 Spectral Medical Inc. EDTXF
5 Meritage Hospitality Group, Inc. MHGU
6 Integra Gold Corp. ICGQF
7 Royal Financial, Inc. RYFL
8 Nexgen Energy Ltd. NXGEF
9 Frontier Oilfield Services, Inc. FOSI
10 Tix Corporation TIXC
11 WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust WPTIF
12 Marquette National Corp. MNAT
13 Infineon Technologies AG IFNNY
14 VSB Bancorp, Inc. VSBN
15 ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. PFSCF
16 Fentura Financial, Inc. FETM
17 Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA FSNUY
18 easyJet Plc ESYJY
19 UPM-Kymmene Corp. UPMKY
20 Coastal Banking Company, Inc. CBCO
21 Mission Valley Bancorp MVLY
22 F & M Bank Corp. FMBM
23 Yamaha Corp. YAMCY
24 Shiseido Company, Ltd. SSDOY
25 Heineken N.V. HEINY
26 Santa Cruz County Bank (CA) SCZC
27 Carolina Alliance Bank (Spartanburg, SC) CRLN
28 Allianz SE AZSEY
29 Freedom Bank of Virginia (Fairfax) FDVA
30 Isabella Bank Corp. ISBA
31 Koninklijke Ahold N.V. AHONY
32 AXA AXAHY
33 First BancTrust Corp. FIRT
34 California Bank of Commerce (CA) CABC
35 Severn Trent Plc STRNY
36 Standard Financial Corp. STND
37 Embassy Bancorp Inc. EMYB
38 Youngevity International, Inc. YGYI
39 Kentucky Bancshares, Inc. KTYB
40 adidas AG ADDYY
41 Citba Financial Corp. CBAF
42 Orbite Technologies Inc. EORBF
43 Pure Multi-Family REIT LP PMULF
44 First Colebrook Bancorp, Inc. FCNH
45 Point.360 PTSX
46 Cortland Bancorp CLDB
47 First Resource Bank (Exton, PA) FRSB
48 Danone DANOY
49 ChromaDex Inc. CDXC
50 Roche Holding Ltd. RHHBY

Data current as of December 31, 2015. Historical share prices have been adjusted for dividends and/or stock consolidations. Total return is inclusive of dividends. OTC Markets Group exercises discretion when determining qualified companies. Sources: OTC Markets Group, Factset and Bloomberg. The OTCQX Best 50 is for informational purposes only. Neither OTC Markets Group Inc. nor its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing.

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