Looking at US stocks promptly this year, after a miserable fourth quarter, in line with the Federal Reserve's shift from monetary tightening back to the bad tone, political investors have grown so accustomed to since 2008. But the highest (and lowest) flies on the market have their own stories that drive superlative performance.
Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA, + 0.90%
has returned 16.1% this year (with reinvestment of dividends) through July 11 after a decrease of 1
SPX, + 0.46%
S & P 400 Mid Cap Index
MID, + 1.02%
and S & P Small Cap 600 Index
SML, + 0.87%
) has returned 20.5% this year after a 14% slip in the fourth quarter, including even reinvested dividends.
With such a large decline before this year's euphoria, the 12-month figures may be more interesting: Dow has returned 12.3% over the past year, while the S & P 1500 Composite Index has returned 9.0%.
These Big Winners 2019
Six S&P 1500 shares that have returned at least 100% in the last 12 months, including dividends, through July 11. Here is a list of all 27 index components that have gone up at least 75% over the past year:
|Company||Ticker||Ticker||Industry||Total Return – 12 Months||Total Return – 3 years||Total return – 5 years||Total return – 10 years|
|Life / Health Insurance||289%||] 567% 164%||473%|
|Innovative In [N / A [N / A] N / A [N / A [N / A] [N / A ] N / A N / A N / A||A|
|Avon Products Inc.||
| Household Personnel|