GREENSBORO, N.C. — Shares of specialty grocer Fresh Market have zoomed up quickly after an initial public offering this month. The company went public at $22 per share and quickly shot up nearly 50% in the first day of trading as investors seemed to seize on the company's growth prospects, analysts said. “I believe that people were exited about the combination of growth, good returns and being in a stable industry,” said one industry analyst, who asked not to be identified. “People seemed ...

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