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Best Performing Gaming Stocks of 2019

Updated Jun 3, 2019
While a great number of industry classifications are available for listed businesses using which one can pick and choose an investment sector of their choice, there are some off-the-beat industries which allow an interesting dimension to investing. Gaming is one such area which has gained sufficient traction in the world of investments. With younger population on the rise across the globe, the advent of technology has enabled a new stream of games and associated businesses to flourish. A significant number of companies across the world are involved in designing new gaming concepts, developing different kinds of games to keep the users engaged, and generate earnings for themselves and their shareholders. From mobile phones to consoles to PCs to dedicated gaming competitions carrying millions of dollars of prize money, gaming is the new investment destination for those who are brave enough to take a shot at the stocks of the gaming companies.
Among the big basket of Gaming stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Gaming stocks?
This article provides a list of Gaming stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2019 so far. till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Gaming stocks between the end of the previous year and Jun 3, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Gaming stocks are listed below.
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Top Gaming Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Gaming sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Sea Limited (SE) 2) Everi Holdings Inc. (EVRI) 3) GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (GRVY) 4) NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN) 5) Zynga Inc. (ZNGA)
 6) Inspired Entertainment, Inc. (INSE) 7) 500.com Limited (WBAI) 8) Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI) 9) The9 Limited (NCTY) 10) Momo Inc. (MOMO)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 30 Gaming stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Gaming ETFs.
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Performance of Top Gaming Stocks

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

Sea Limited

Sea Limited engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in the Greater Southeast Asia. The company operates through three segments: Digital Entertainment, E-commer ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Singapore, -based Sea Limited (SE) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a Electronic Gaming & Multimedia company. The stock of Sea Limited ended the previous year at a price of $11.32 per share. As of Jun 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $27.97 apiece, which indicates a change of 147.08 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Gaming for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $3.8 billion. It has now changed to $12.45 billion as of writing.

Everi

Everi Holdings Inc., incorporated on February 4, 2004, is a holding company. The Company operates through subsidiaries, including Everi Games Holding Inc. (Everi Games Holding) and Everi Payments Inc. (Everi ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $361.51 million to $811.4 million during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $5.15 per share to a price of $11.41 per share as of Jun 3, 2019, Everi Holdings Inc. (EVRI) was successful in generating YTD returns of 121.55 percentage. Standing at the number two rank in the top performing list of Gaming stocks, the Nevada, NV-based Everi is categorized as the Consumer Finance Services sub-sector business which falls under the larger Finance sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

GRAVITY

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, China, and internationally. I ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (GRVY) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in South Korea, the Miscellaneous sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Business Services. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of GRAVITY has so far gained 111.56 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $41.95 per share and year-to-date price of $88.75 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $291.49 million to $616.72 million.

NTN Buzztime

NTN Buzztime, Inc., formerly Alroy Industries, incorporated on April 13, 1984, delivers entertainment and dining technology to bars and restaurants in North America. The Company provides an entertainment and marketing ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NTN) was successful in generating YTD returns of 77.95 percentage which helped it gain the number four 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 California, CA-based NTN Buzztime closed at a price of $1.95 per share, while it traded at a price of $3.47 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $5.59 million to $9.96 million during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Consumer Services industry sector and further specialized as a Broadcasting sector business.

Zynga

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services in the United States and internationally. The company's games are played on mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google's An ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The California, CA-headquartered company Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) is ranked number five among the best performing stocks of Gaming of 2019. The Technology sector business falls under the EDP Services industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of Zynga has changed by 54.96 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $3.93 per share and year-to-date closing price of $6.09 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $3.64 billion to $5.7 billion during the same period. Along with Gaming, the company is also in the business of Technology, EDP Services, Electronic Gaming & Multimedia, among other usual products and services. Zynga continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Inspired Entertainment

Inspired Entertainment, Inc., formerly Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., incorporated on May 30, 2014, is a global games technology company. The Company is engaged in developing and operating digital games and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Inspired Entertainment, Inc. (INSE) has moved by 54.38 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number six among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $4.8 apiece to the price of $7.41 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jun 3, 2019. The smart run of the New York, NY-based Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $100.13 million to $164.46 million over the same duration.

500.com

500.com Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides online gaming services primarily in the People's Republic of China and Europe. It operates online gaming sites, such as Multilotto.com or Multilotto ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands 500.com Limited (WBAI), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $7.58 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $9.5 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 25.33 percentage. The Shenzhen, China-headquartered Consumer Services sector company also saw its market value change from $322.04 million to $448.91 million.

Gaming and Leisure Properties

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI), incorporated on February 13, 2013, is a self-administered and self-managed Pennsylvania real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in the business of ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number eight spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Gaming sector is taken by Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI). The company's stock price changed from $32.31 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $39.27 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 21.54 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Pennsylvania, PA-based Consumer Services sector company was from $6.92 billion to $8.43 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Gaming sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

The9

The9 Limited (The9), formerly GameNow.net Limited, incorporated on December 22, 1999, is a holding company, which is an online game developer and operator. The Company operates in developing and operating ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The9 (NCTY) generated percentage returns of 21.36 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $1.03 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $1.25 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $42.27 million to $55.57 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Miscellaneous speciality business with further classification in the Business Services sub-category. Based in China, the YTD performance of the Gaming sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.

Momo

Momo Inc., incorporated on July 1, 2014, is a holding company. The Company operates Momo, a mobile-based social networking platform. The Companys Momo platform includes its Momo mobile application and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The China-based Technology sector company Momo Inc. (MOMO) holds the ten spot among the best performing stocks of the Gaming sector. Classified as the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software business, the stock price of Momo ended the previous year at a price of $23.75 per share while it reached the level of $27.49 apiece as of Jun 3, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 15.75%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $5.7 billion.
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