Investors often look at overseas market to gain international exposure and diversification through stock investments. They can either do so by purchasing stocks of foreign companies which are listed on local American exchanges, or they can purchase the stocks of foreign companies which are listed on foreign stock exchanges. While the latter can be a costly affair and may also require lot of regulatory compliance, it is easy for American investors to simply purchase stocks of foreign companies which are listed and get actively traded on recognized American stock exchanges. China, the Asian economic powerhouse, is one of the promising nations which is home to lots of innovative companies like Alibaba and Baidu. Many Chinese companies have listed their stocks on various American exchange like the NYSE, NASDAQ and OTC Markets. U.S.-based investors can simply purchase shares of these Chinese companies of their choice, which allows for international diversification at local costs, as well as exposure to other currency market.
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Since more than 150 Chinese companies have their shares listed on U.S. stock exchanges, which ones have generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of China stocks? This article provides a list of China stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2021 so far. till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual China stocks between the end of the previous year and Apr 16, 2021, and the top 10 return generating China stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader China sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) The9 Limited (NCTY)
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Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
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, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of The9. The China-headquartered company The9 Limited (NCTY) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of China of 2021. The Miscellaneous sector business falls under the Business Services industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2021, the stock price of The9 has changed by 488.98 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $3.54 per share and year-to-date closing price of $20.85 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $31.21 million to $336.28 million during the same period. Along with China, the company is also in the business of Miscellaneous, Business Services, Electronic Gaming & Multimedia, Gaming, among other usual products and services.
Recon Technology, Ltd. provides hardware, software, and on-site services to companies in the petroleum mining and extraction industry in the People's Republic of China. The company offers equipment, t ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Recon Technology. The China-based Recon Technology, Ltd. (RCON) belongs to the Energy sector and is categorized as a Oilfield Services and Equipment company. The stock of Recon Technology ended the previous year at a price of $1.47 per share. As of Apr 16, 2021, the stock price has reached $6.64 apiece, which indicates a change of 351.7 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the China for the year 2021 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $10.59 million. It has now changed to $121.58 million as of writing.
China Green Agriculture
China Green Agriculture, Inc., incorporated on August 29, 2007, is engaged in the research, development, production and sale of various types of fertilizers and agricultural products in the Peoples Republic ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of China Green Agriculture. During the given months of the year 2021, China Green Agriculture, Inc. (CGA) was successful in generating YTD returns of 265.28 percentage which helped it gain the number three spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2021 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the China-based China Green Agriculture closed at a price of $3.6 per share, while it traded at a price of $13.15 per share as of Apr 16, 2021. The company's market cap changed from $22.86 million to $109.8 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Basic Industries industry sector and further specialized as a Agricultural Chemicals sector business.
Moxian, Inc., incorporated on October 12, 2010, is engaged in the Online-to-Offline (O2O) business. The Company, through its subsidiaries and variable interest entity, is engaged in the business of operating ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Moxian. Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Moxian, Inc. (MOXC) for being among the top performing stocks of 2021. Headquartered in China, the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Computer Software-Programming and Data Processing. Since the start of the year 2021, stock of Moxian has so far gained 176.81 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $1.38 per share and year-to-date price of $3.82 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $22.34 million to $74.11 million.
ZK International Group Co.
ZK International Group Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, designs, produces, and sells double-press thin-walled stainless steel, carbon steel, and single-press tubes and fittings in the People's Republic of China. The company offers steel strips, steel pipes, and light gauge stainless steel pipes, as well as pipe connections and fittings, such ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of ZK International Group Co.. At number five in the list of top stocks stands ZK International Group Co., Ltd. (ZKIN), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $2.59 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $6.17 per share as of Apr 16, 2021. It translates to a change of 138.22 percentage. The China-headquartered Basic Materials sector company also saw its market value change from $46.5 million to $121.78 million.
Nam Tai Property
Nam Tai Property Inc. operates as a property development and management company in the People's Republic of China. It focuses on developing two parcels of land into commercial complexes in Gushu and G ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Nam Tai Property. Based on the market-cap change from $229.31 million to $476.26 million during the given months of the year 2021 and the share price change from $5.85 per share to a price of $12.15 per share as of Apr 16, 2021, Nam Tai Property Inc. (NTP) was successful in generating YTD returns of 107.69 percentage. Standing at the number six rank in the top performing list of China stocks, the China-based Nam Tai Property is categorized as the Real Estate sub-sector business which falls under the larger Finance sector.
Lianluo Smart Ltd, formerly Dehaier Medical Systems Limited, incorporated on July 22, 2003, distributes and provides after-sale services for medical equipment in China through its subsidiary Beijing Dehaier Medical Technology ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Lianluo Smart. Lianluo Smart Limited (LLIT) has moved by 105.54 percentage over the given period of 2021-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Health Care sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $4.15 apiece to the price of $8.53 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Apr 16, 2021. The smart run of the China-based Medical Dental Instruments sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $14.94 million to $40.73 million over the same duration.
Future FinTech Group
Future FinTech Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells fruit juice concentrates, fruit beverages, and other fruit-related products in the People's Republic of China. It offers fruit juice conce ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Future FinTech Group. The number eight spot in the list of top performing stocks of the China sector is taken by Future FinTech Group Inc. (FTFT). The company's stock price changed from $1.88 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $3.75 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 99.47 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Xi'an, -based Consumer Defensive sector company was from $79.5 million to $244.82 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the China sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.
Xunlei Limited (Xunlei), incorporated on February 3, 2005, is a cloud-based acceleration technology company. The Company operates an Internet platform in China based on cloud computing to enable users to ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Xunlei. The China-based Technology sector company Xunlei Limited (XNET) holds the number nine spot among the best performing stocks of the China sector. Classified as the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software business, the stock price of Xunlei ended the previous year at a price of $2.89 per share while it reached the level of $5.45 apiece as of Apr 16, 2021 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 88.58%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $364.5 million.
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, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of 500.com. 500.com (WBAI) generated percentage returns of 75.33 percent during the 2021 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $9 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $15.78 per share as of Apr 16, 2021. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $387.01 million to $883.58 million during the same period. The company is categorized as a Consumer Services speciality business with further classification in the Amusement and Recreation sub-category. Based in Shenzhen, China, the YTD performance of the China sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.