11 Best performing S&P 500 stocks of 2019

Trove Finance
Jan 14 · 2 min read
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Curious about how 2019 went in terms of returns in US Stock market?? Well, this article was put together to highlight the 11 best performing S&P 500 stocks of 2019. The companies have been arranged from the least to the highest gainers.

Enjoy !!!

11. Arconic

Performance: +84.6%

Market cap: $14 billion

10. Leidos Holdings

Performance: +85.8%

Market cap: $14 billion

9. Applied Materials

Performance: +87%

Market cap: $57 billion

8. Xerox

Performance: +90%

Market cap: $8 billion

7. Copart

Performance: +90.9%

Market cap: $21 billion

6. Chipotle

Performance: +94.1%

Market cap: $23 billion

5. Qorvo

Performance: +92.8%

Market cap: $14 billion

4. Target

Performance: +94.9%

Market cap: $66 billion

3. KLA

Performance: +98.6%

Market cap: $28 billion

2. Lam Research

Performance: +116.3%

Market cap: $43 billion

1. Advanced Micro Devices(AMD)

Performance: +150.7%

Market cap: $53 billion

Conclusion

The S&P 500’s information technology group vastly outperformed other sectors over the last 12 months and is on pace for its biggest yearly gain since 2009. Apple’s 80% gain through 2019 and numerous semiconductor stocks' out performance has driven the 70-company group to a 48% year-to-date windfall. Of the 11 best performers in the S&P 500, seven are members of the information technology sector.

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