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Best Performing Natural Resources Stocks of 2019

Updated Apr 18, 2019
Amid growing concerns around use of artificial and synthetic products, the voices supporting use of natural resources keep making rounds at local and global venues. Natural resources offer a way to harness the abundantly and naturally available matter, material and assets for use for individual and commercial activities and for economic gains. The simplest example of natural resource is oil which is explored, extracted, refined and marketed to be used as fuels to power automobiles, and several other by-products that get generated through the oil processing are also put to commercial use. Other example of natural resources include agriculture produces, like oranges or wheat, which are used as primary food. Hundreds and thousands of public and private companies are in the business of making money from natural resources, and generating revenues and profits from the activities and operations around those.
Among the large variety of Natural Resources stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Natural Resources stocks?
This article provides a list of Natural Resources 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 Natural Resources stocks between the end of the previous year and Apr 18, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Natural Resources stocks are listed below.
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Top Natural Resources Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Natural Resources sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Hess Corporation (HES) 2) Devon Energy Corp. (DVN) 3) Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC) 4) Noble Energy Inc (NBL) 5) Tyson Foods (TSN)
 6) Apache Corporation (APA) 7) Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) 8) Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) 9) Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) 10) Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR)
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Performance of Top Natural Resources Stocks

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

Hess Corp.

Hess Corporation, incorporated on February 7, 1920, is an exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in exploration, development, production, transportation, purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The New York, NY-based Energy sector company Hess Corporation (HES) holds the one spot among the best performing stocks of the Natural Resources sector. Classified as the Integrated oil Companies business, the stock price of Hess Corp. ended the previous year at a price of $40.5 per share while it reached the level of $65.86 apiece as of Apr 18, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 62.62%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $19.96 billion. Few leading stock market index includes Hess Corp. 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.

Devon Energy

Devon Energy Corporation, incorporated on May 18, 1999, is an independent energy company. The Company controls EnLink Midstream Partners, L.P. (EnLink). The Companys segments include U.S., Canada and EnLink. The ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-based Devon Energy Corp. (DVN) belongs to the Energy sector and is categorized as a Oil and Gas Production company. The stock of Devon Energy ended the previous year at a price of $22.54 per share. As of Apr 18, 2019, the stock price has reached $33.55 apiece, which indicates a change of 48.85 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Natural Resources for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $10.56 billion. It has now changed to $14.71 billion as of writing. Devon Energy 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.

Anadarko Petroleum

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko), incorporated on June 12, 1985, is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in developing, acquiring, and exploring for oil and natural-gas resources. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Anadarko Petroleum Corp (APC) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, the Energy sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Oil and Gas Production. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Anadarko Petroleum has so far gained 46.4 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $43.84 per share and year-to-date price of $64.18 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $22.1 billion to $32.22 billion. The stock of Anadarko Petroleum 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.

Noble Energy

Noble Energy, Inc., incorporated on December 29, 1969, is an independent energy company. The Company is engaged in crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) exploration, development, production ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, Noble Energy Inc (NBL) was successful in generating YTD returns of 44.51 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 Houston, Texas-based Noble Energy closed at a price of $18.76 per share, while it traded at a price of $27.11 per share as of Apr 18, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $8.94 billion to $12.99 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 Energy industry sector and further specialized as a Oil and Gas Production sector business.

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Beef, Pork, Chicken, and Prepared Foods. The company processes live fed catt ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Tyson Foods (TSN) has moved by 37.62 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number five among the top performing stocks. The Consumer Non-Durables sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $53.4 apiece to the price of $73.49 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Apr 18, 2019. The smart run of the Springdale, Arkansas-based Meat Poultry and Fish sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $19.52 billion to $26.84 billion over the same duration. Tyson Foods 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.

Apache

Apache Corporation, incorporated on December 6, 1954, is an independent energy company. Both domestically and internationally, the Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil and natural gas ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands Apache Corporation (APA), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $26.25 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $35.87 per share as of Apr 18, 2019. It translates to a change of 36.65 percentage. The Houston, Texas-headquartered Energy sector company also saw its market value change from $9.96 billion to $13.48 billion. The Oil and Gas Production 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.

Freeport-McMoRan

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), incorporated on November 10, 1987, is a mining company. The Company operates through geographical assets with proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum, and traded ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) generated percentage returns of 35.79 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $10.31 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $14 per share as of Apr 18, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $14.94 billion to $20.29 billion during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Basic Industries speciality business with further classification in the Precious Metals sub-category. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, the YTD performance of the Natural Resources 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, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

Scotts Miracle-Gro

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (Scotts Miracle-Gro), incorporated on November 22, 2004, is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products. The Companys segments include Global Consumer. In ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $3.4 billion to $4.6 billion during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $61.46 per share to a price of $83.01 per share as of Apr 18, 2019, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG) was successful in generating YTD returns of 35.06 percentage. Standing at the number eight rank in the top performing list of Natural Resources stocks, the Ohio, OH-based Scotts Miracle-Gro is categorized as the Agricultural Chemicals sub-sector business which falls under the larger Basic Industries 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, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Pioneer Natural Resources

Pioneer Natural Resources Company (Pioneer), incorporated on April 2, 1997, is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company explores for, develops and produces oil, natural gas liquids ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Irving, Texas-headquartered company Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) is ranked number nine among the best performing stocks of Natural Resources of 2019. The Energy sector business falls under the Oil and Gas Production industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of Pioneer Natural Resources has changed by 33.11 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $131.52 per share and year-to-date closing price of $175.06 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $22.42 billion to $29.5 billion during the same period. Along with Natural Resources, the company is also in the business of Energy, Oil and Gas Production, Oil & Gas E&P, among other usual products and services. Pioneer Natural Resources 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.

Continental Resources

Continental Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas properties primarily in the north, south, and east regions of the United States. The company sells its crude ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number ten spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Natural Resources sector is taken by Continental Resources, Inc. (CLR). The company's stock price changed from $40.19 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $49.85 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 24.04 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Oklahoma, OK-based Energy sector company was from $14.95 billion to $18.58 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Natural Resources 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.
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