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Under Armour looks to women, running to propel brand in race with rivals

Under Armour looks to women, running to propel brand in race with rivals

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is far from alone in believing the relatively young Baltimore-based company has a shot at becoming the world's biggest sports brand. Among nearly 200 shareholders who crowded into the company's Locust Point headquarters for its annual meeting Tuesday were more than a few who shared the founder's enthusiasm. "The important thing about this company is one word: 'innovative,'" said Frank Altoz, a shareholder from Catonsville. "As long as they keep doing that, the stock will be going up." Shares of Under Armour have soared 65 percent in the past year. (The stock price did slip 85 cents Tuesday to $48.10.) The...

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