FKnol.com

Financial Knowledge & Information Portal

Best Performing Low Volatility Stocks of 2019

Updated Mar 8, 2019
Low volatilty stocks are preferred investment style by many investors. Such stocks usually belong to the sectors whose business usually remains independent to a good degree to economic conditions prevailing in a nation. Examples of such sectors include consumer staples, consumer discretionary, healthcare, real estate and utilities. For instance, people will pay for food staples and energy bills even during a recession as those are mandatory needs of human life, though spendings may vary. However, same people will avoid buying a high end costly smartphone in a recession. Stocks belonging to such sectors are considered low volatility, and owing to their steady stream of revenue they often pay regular dividends.
Among the big basket of low-volatility stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Low Volatility stocks?
This article provides a list of Low Volatility stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2019 so far. till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Low Volatility stocks between the end of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Low Volatility stocks are listed below.
This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.

Top Low Volatility Stocks With Highest Returns

Top 10 Low Volatility Stocks All Low Volatility Stocks All Low Volatility ETFs Top Dividend-paying Low Volatility Stocks
The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Low Volatility sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) 2) Danaher Corp. (DHR) 3) Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI) 4) Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (ARE) 5) Prologis (PLD)
 6) People's United Financial (PBCT) 7) Boston Properties (BXP) 8) M&T Bank Corp. (MTB) 9) Paychex Inc. (PAYX) 10) Mondelez International (MDLZ)
Top 10 Low Volatility Stocks All Low Volatility Stocks All Low Volatility ETFs Top Dividend-paying Low Volatility Stocks

Performance of Top Low Volatility Stocks

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

Garmin

Garmin Ltd. (Garmin), incorporated on February 9, 2010, and subsidiaries offer global positioning system (GPS) navigation and wireless devices and applications. The Company operates through five segments: auto, aviation, fitness, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) belongs to the Capital Goods sector and is categorized as a Industrial Machinery and Components company. The stock of Garmin ended the previous year at a price of $63.32 per share. As of Mar 8, 2019, the stock price has reached $82.68 apiece, which indicates a change of 30.57 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Low Volatility for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $11.95 billion. It has now changed to $15.67 billion as of writing. Garmin continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Danaher

Danaher Corporation (Danaher), incorporated on October 3, 1986, designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. As of December 31, 2016, the Companys research and development, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number two in the coveted list is held by Danaher Corp. (DHR) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Capital Goods sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Industrial Machinery and Components. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Danaher has so far gained 21.26 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $103.12 per share and year-to-date price of $125.04 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $72.28 billion to $89.28 billion. The stock of Danaher continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Motorola

Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communication solutions the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Products and Systems Integrat ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $18.82 billion to $22.75 billion during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $115.05 per share to a price of $138.85 per share as of Mar 8, 2019, Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI) was successful in generating YTD returns of 20.69 percentage. Standing at the number three rank in the top performing list of Low Volatility stocks, the Chicago, IL-based Motorola is categorized as the Radio TV Broadcasting and Communications Equipment sub-sector business which falls under the larger Technology 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, S&P 500 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500 company, is an urban office real estate investment trust ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Pasadena, California-based Consumer Services sector company Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc (ARE) holds the four spot among the best performing stocks of the Low Volatility sector. Classified as the Real Estate Investment Trusts business, the stock price of Alexandria Real Estate Equities ended the previous year at a price of $115.24 per share while it reached the level of $137.6 apiece as of Mar 8, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 19.4%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $15.51 billion. Few leading stock market index includes Alexandria Real Estate Equities in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Prologis

Prologis, Inc., incorporated on November 24, 1997, is a real estate investment trust (REIT) company. The Company is engaged in logistics real estate business. The Companys segments include Real Estate ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Prologis (PLD) was successful in generating YTD returns of 19.11 percentage which helped it gain the number five 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 San Francisco, California-based Prologis closed at a price of $58.72 per share, while it traded at a price of $69.94 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $38.76 billion to $44.87 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 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 Real Estate Investment Trusts sector business.

People's United

People's United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People's United Bank, National Association that provides commercial banking, retail banking, and wealth management services to ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
People's United Financial (PBCT) has moved by 18.92 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number six among the top performing stocks. The Finance sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $14.43 apiece to the price of $17.16 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Mar 8, 2019. The smart run of the Bridgeport, Connecticut-based Savings Institutions sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $5.35 billion to $6.37 billion over the same duration. People's United is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Boston Properties

Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) is one of the largest publicly-held developers and owners of Class A office properties in the United States, concentrated in five markets - Boston, Los Angeles, New York, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands Boston Properties (BXP), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $112.55 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $132.43 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. It translates to a change of 17.66 percentage. The Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered Consumer Services sector company also saw its market value change from $19.27 billion to $22.68 billion. The Real Estate Investment Trusts specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

M&T Bank

M&T Bank Corporation operates as the holding company for Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company; and Wilmington Trust, National Association that provide retail and commercial banking services. The company's Bu ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Buffalo, NY-headquartered company M&T Bank Corp. (MTB) is ranked number eight among the best performing stocks of Low Volatility of 2019. The Finance sector business falls under the Major Banks industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of M&T Bank has changed by 17.26 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $143.13 per share and year-to-date closing price of $167.84 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $19.83 billion to $23.24 billion during the same period. Along with Low Volatility, the company is also in the business of Finance, Major Banks, Financial Services, Regional US Banks, among other usual products and services. M&T Bank continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like S&P 500 index, Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Paychex

Paychex, Inc., incorporated on April 26, 1979, is a provider of integrated human capital management (HCM) solutions for payroll, human resource (HR), retirement and insurance services for small- to medium-sized ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Low Volatility sector is taken by Paychex Inc. (PAYX). The company's stock price changed from $65.15 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $76.34 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 17.18 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Penfield, New York-based Consumer Services sector company was from $23.39 billion to $27.41 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Low Volatility sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, NASDAQ 100 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Mondelez

Mondelez International, Inc., incorporated on January 10, 2005, is a snack company. The Company manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers. The Company operates through four segments: ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Mondelez (MDLZ) generated percentage returns of 16.36 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $40.03 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $46.58 per share as of Mar 8, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $58.2 billion to $67.27 billion during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Consumer Non-Durables speciality business with further classification in the Packaged Foods sub-category. Based in Northfield, Illinois, the YTD performance of the Low Volatility sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, NASDAQ 100 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.
This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.
Popular Investment Lists:

 ◐ Best Performing Meat Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Gaming Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Biofuels Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Software Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing China Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Telecom Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Biotech Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Aluminum Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Low Volatility Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing REIT Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing 5G Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Dogs of the Dow Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Palladium Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Platinum Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Silver Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Gold Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Iron Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Steel Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing Dow Jones Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing NASDAQ Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2019-YTD

 ◐ Top Companies By Market Value

 ◐ Market Cap of S&P 500 Companies of 2019-YTD

 ◐ See All Common Lists

Search This Site