The Bloomberg Maryland Index, a price-weighted benchmark that the performance of 66 companies in the region, rose about 21 percent in 2012.  

Leaders:

•W.R. Grace & Co.

•Under Armour Inc.

Coventry Health Care Inc.

Sourcefire Inc.

•McCormick & Co. Inc.

Laggers:

Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.

•Micros Systems Inc.

Choice Hotels International Inc.

Vocus Inc.

•Spherix Inc.

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