Which stocks are the best performing in the S&P 500?
Market researchers are looking to analyze the performance of several high-performing U.S. companies.
The S&P 500 (SPX) closed Friday at 1,734.43, a 52-week high.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is up 1.4% for the week.
The Nasdaq is up 2.5% for this week.
Here’s a look at which stocks are most outperforming in the broad market.
Apple (AAPL) Apple’s stock rose 7.3% for a gain of 6,824.25 since Monday.
That’s a gain more than double the 10-day average of 6.2%.
Apple shares have gained more than 50% in the past year.
That includes the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which went on sale this week for $649 and $649 respectively.
Cisco (CSCO) The chip maker has been a bright spot in the Dow, up about 3% for one week in a row.
Cisco shares have risen more than 60% over the past five years.
Amazon (AMZN) Amazon’s stock has soared more than 13% for five consecutive months.
Amazon shares have increased by more than $1,600 in the last 24 hours alone.
Microsoft (MSFT) Microsoft’s shares have surged nearly 14% for two straight months.
That is a big surge over the last year.
Facebook (FB) Facebook’s shares are up a staggering 22% for six straight months and are up an astounding 19% in three months.
Microsoft’s (MSFC) Microsoft is up a whopping 25% for more than three straight months, the company’s stock is up almost 50% for three straight weeks and its market cap has more than doubled in the period.
Amazon.com (AMSO) Amazon.co.uk, the online marketplace, has increased by about $3 billion for the past three months, making it the fourth-largest online marketplace in the world.
That means it’s making money, and Amazon has been able to make a profit from its online shopping business.
Google (GOOG) Google shares are soaring.
The company’s market cap is more than doubling in the space of three years.
The value of Google shares has more $11.2 trillion.
Netflix (NFLX) Netflix is up by more $4 billion for one month, making the streaming company the fourth largest company in the U.K. for the first time.
That makes Netflix the largest U. S. company to go public since Facebook went public in 2011.
Facebook stock has jumped more than 20% in just over a year.
This year, Facebook has added more than 100 million members to its Facebook group.
Tesla (TSLA) Tesla’s stock jumped $6 billion for a year-high profit of $2.3 billion.
That adds up to a total of more than a trillion dollars for the company.
Google+ (G+G) The social network has more users than Facebook.
Google Plus has more followers than Facebook has.
Google Inc. (GILD) Google’s stock price has soared by more more than 1,000%.
That’s more than twice the average for the S-Street Composite.
Apple Inc. AAPL has been up more than 12% for nearly two years, and it’s up more in the same period than Facebook Inc. Facebook shares are at a record.
Amazon Inc. AMZN has risen by more in five years than Facebook did in six years.
That puts it on pace to beat the company by more time than Facebook could do. 16.
LinkedIn (LNKD) LinkedIn has been one of the most impressive growth performers in the social network space, with its stock up almost 200% for almost a year straight.
That speaks to how quickly it’s growing.
Google has seen its market capitalization more than triple in the three years since it went public.
Facebook has doubled its valuation in less than two years.
Google’s (G) search engine is up more for five straight months than Facebook’s in six months.
Netflix’s (NFLZ) Netflix has been the most active online streaming service in the United States since the company launched in 2011, and has a growing user base.
Apple is up 15% in a year for the fourth straight month.
That comes as Apple is facing some of the biggest legal and regulatory challenges in recent memory, including a massive antitrust probe by the U,S.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Amazon is up 10% in five straight years.
Netflix has more subscribers than Facebook in three years and is up about 50% over Facebook in the year.
Google is up nearly 5% in four years.
Apple has more shares in the stock market than Facebook does