The 14 largest publicly listed seafood firms increased in value by $2.1 billion (€1.7 billion) after only a few weeks of trading, a sign that investors in the sector are bullish about the overall prospects for the coming year.

According to IntraFish Business Intelligence research, from Dec. 15, 2020 to Jan. 18 the combined market capitalization of the companies increase 4.8 percent to reach a combined total of $45.7 billion (€37.8 billion).

Several companies traded places on the ranking of largest market caps.