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Best Performing Dow Jones Stocks of 2019

Updated Jul 3, 2019
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a leading stock market index which is published by the Dow Jones Company. With thousands of companies trading in the stock markets, a stock market index facilitates the grouping of a select few companies based on a given criteria, and allows for a single number which acts as an indicator of how the group of companies included in the index is performing.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, also referred to by ticker symbol DJIA, is one of the most popular stock market index. It contains a list of top 30 companies which are considered the leaders in their respective markets and qualify for being called as the blue-chip stocks. One important feature of the Dow Jones index is that it is a price-weighted index, and not a market capitalization-weighted index like many other popular indexes. Using the concept of a divisor, the stocks which have the highest prices are included in the list of 30 stocks in the Dow Jones index.
Even though the Dow Jones index represents the top 30 companies, investors often tend to look for the leaders within this set of constituents. This article provides a list of companies belonging to the Dow Jones market index which have generated the maximum percentage gains between the period of December 31 of the previous year to the Jul 3, 2019. The list is arranged in the descending order of the percentage gaines achieved by a particular Dow Jones stock over the given period - that is, stock which generated the highest returns is ranked at the top.
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Top Dow Jones Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Dow Jones sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) 2) Visa Inc. (V) 3) American Express Company (AXP) 4) The Walt Disney Company (DIS) 5) Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)
 6) Apple Inc. (AAPL) 7) The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV) 8) United Technologies Corporation (UTX) 9) International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) 10) The Procter and Gamble Co. (PG)

Performance of Top Dow Jones Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation, incorporated on September 22, 1993, is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Companys segments include Productivity ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number one in the list of top stocks stands Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $101.57 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $137.46 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 35.34 percentage. The Redmond, Washington-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $779.81 billion to $0 million. The Computer Software-Prepackaged Software specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the NASDAQ 100 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Visa

Visa Inc. (Visa), incorporated on May 25, 2007, is a payments technology company that connects consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners and government entities to electronic payments. The Company ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The San Francisco, California-based Visa Inc. (V) belongs to the Finance sector and is categorized as a Business Services company. The stock of Visa ended the previous year at a price of $131.94 per share. As of Jul 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $176.87 apiece, which indicates a change of 34.05 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Dow Jones for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $290.83 billion. It has now changed to $398.48 billion as of writing. Visa continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

American Express

American Express Company, incorporated on June 10, 1965, together with its subsidiaries, is a global services company. The Companys principal products and services are charge and credit card products, and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, American Express Company (AXP) was successful in generating YTD returns of 32.04 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the New York, NY-based American Express closed at a price of $95.32 per share, while it traded at a price of $125.86 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $80.73 billion to $105.1 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Finance industry sector and further specialized as a Consumer Finance Services sector business.

Walt Disney

The Walt Disney Company, incorporated on July 28, 1995, is a worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in four business segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, and Consumer ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by The Walt Disney Company (DIS) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Burbank, California, the Consumer Services sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Television Services. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Walt Disney has so far gained 30.38 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $109.66 per share and year-to-date price of $142.98 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $163.46 billion to $256.51 billion. The stock of Walt Disney continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Cisco

Cisco Systems, Inc. (Cisco), incorporated on December 10, 1984, designs and sells a range of products, provides services and delivers integrated solutions to develop and connect networks around the world. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) has moved by 30.35 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number five among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $43.33 apiece to the price of $56.48 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 3, 2019. The smart run of the San Jose, California-based Computer Communications Equipment sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $194.82 billion to $241.78 billion over the same duration. Cisco is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include NASDAQ 100 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Apple

Apple Inc., incorporated on January 3, 1977, designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers and portable digital music players. The Company sells a range of related ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Apple Inc. (AAPL) was successful in generating YTD returns of 29.59 percentage which helped it gain the number six spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Cupertino, California-based Apple closed at a price of $157.73 per share, while it traded at a price of $204.41 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $746.05 billion to $940.51 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Computer Manufacturing sector business.

Travelers Companies

The Travelers Companies, Inc., incorporated on March 5, 1853, is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The New York, New York-based The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV) belongs to the Finance sector and is categorized as a Property-Casualty Insurers company. The stock of Travelers Companies ended the previous year at a price of $119.75 per share. As of Jul 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $154.3 apiece, which indicates a change of 28.85 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Dow Jones for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $31.56 billion. It has now changed to $40.31 billion as of writing. Travelers Companies continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

United Technologies

United Technologies Corporation, incorporated on July 21, 1934, is engaged in providing high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries around the world. The Company operates ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) has moved by 24.91 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number eight among the top performing stocks. The Capital Goods sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $106.48 apiece to the price of $133 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 3, 2019. The smart run of the Hartford, Connecticut-based Aerospace sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $91.94 billion to $114.77 billion over the same duration. United Technologies is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

IBM

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), incorporated on June 16, 1911, is a technology company. The Company operates through five segments: Cognitive Solutions, Global Business Services (GBS), Technology Services & Cloud ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number nine in the coveted list is held by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Armonk, New York, the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Computer Manufacturing. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of IBM has so far gained 24.52 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $113.67 per share and year-to-date price of $141.54 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $103.31 billion to $125.5 billion. The stock of IBM continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Procter and Gamble

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Greater China, Latin America, India, the Middle East, and Africa. The com ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number ten in the list of top stocks stands The Procter and Gamble Co. (PG), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $91.92 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $114.08 per share as of Jul 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 24.11 percentage. The Cincinnati, Ohio-headquartered Basic Industries sector company also saw its market value change from $229.94 billion to $286.15 billion. The Package Goods and Cosmetics specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
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