Cloud Computing has emerged as a new-age high growth business sector among the technology sector. Right from large-sized bluechip companies like Microsoft and Amazon.com to small-sized budding startups, a lot of companies are offering cloud hosting and computational services. These services center around offering a secure mode of hosting the data on remote machines, offering processing power for computational requirements, and enabling a secure access to the data through the Internet. Since the Internet-based technology business can span across geographies, there is a long list of companies which are operating in the cloud computing space. A lot of such companies are listed on the leading stock exchanges, and investors can take a shot at these cloud computing companies' performance. Among such a diversified variety of listed Cloud Computing companies, which have been the top performers in terms of generating the highest returns in their stock prices? This article provides a list of the stocks that have given the top returns in the year 2020 till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual stocks between the end of the previous and Dec 31, 2020, and the top 10 return generating Cloud Computing stocks are listed below. Additionally, one can also explore the best performing stocks of other new-age investment themes like the Best Performing Robotics Stocks, Best Performing 5G Stocks, Best Performing Gaming Stocks, Best Performing Blockchain Stocks and Best Performing Internet Stocks.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Cloud Computing sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) Zscaler, Inc. (ZS)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
Zscaler, Inc. operates as a cloud security company worldwide. The company's flagship services include Zscaler Internet Access solution that connect users to externally managed applications, including software-as-a-service applications and Internet destinations; and Zscaler Private Access solution, which is designed to provide access to internally managed applications, either hosted internally in ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Zscaler. The USA-headquartered company Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Cloud Computing of 2020. The Technology sector business falls under the Technology industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Zscaler has changed by 329.48 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $46.5 per share and year-to-date closing price of $199.71 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $5.95 billion to $26.8 billion during the same period. Along with Cloud Computing, the company is also in the business of Technology, Infrastructure Software, Wilshire 5000, among other usual products and services. Zscaler 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.
Twilio Inc., incorporated on March 13, 2008, offers Cloud Communications Platform, which enables developers to build, scale and operate real-time communications within software applications. The Companys platform consists of Programmable ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Twilio. During the given months of the year 2020, Twilio Inc. (TWLO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 244.42 percentage which helped it gain the number two spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the California, CA-based Twilio closed at a price of $98.28 per share, while it traded at a price of $338.5 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $13.48 billion to $54.32 billion 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 Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector business.
Shopify Inc. (Shopify) provides a cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. The Company offers subscription solutions and merchant solutions. The Companys software is used by merchants ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Shopify. Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Shopify Inc. (SHOP) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Canada, the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Computer Software-Prepackaged Software. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Shopify has so far gained 184.71 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $397.58 per share and year-to-date price of $1131.95 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $46.04 billion to $137.18 billion.
MongoDB, Inc. operates as a general purpose database platform worldwide. The company offers MongoDB Enterprise Advanced, a subscription package for enterprise customers to run in the cloud, on-premise, or in a ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of MongoDB. At number four in the list of top stocks stands MongoDB, Inc. (MDB), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $131.61 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $359.04 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. It translates to a change of 172.81 percentage. The New York, NY-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $7.47 billion to $21.64 billion. The Technology 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, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
MicroStrategy Incorporated, incorporated on November 17, 1989, is a provider of enterprise software platforms around the world. The Company is engaged in the design, development, marketing and sales of its ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of MicroStrategy. MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR) has moved by 172.42 percentage over the given period of 2020-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 $142.63 apiece to the price of $388.55 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Dec 31, 2020. The smart run of the Virginia, VA-based Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $1.46 billion to $3.6 billion over the same duration. MicroStrategy is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
Five9, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud software for contact centers in the United States and internationally. The company offers virtual contact center cloud platform that deliver ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Five9. The California, CA-based Five9, Inc. (FIVN) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a EDP Services company. The stock of Five9 ended the previous year at a price of $65.58 per share. As of Dec 31, 2020, the stock price has reached $174.4 apiece, which indicates a change of 165.93 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Cloud Computing for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $4.01 billion. It has now changed to $11.51 billion as of writing. Five9 continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
HubSpot, Inc. (HubSpot), incorporated on April 4, 2005, provides a cloud-based marketing and sales software platform. The Companys software platform features integrated applications to help businesses attract visitors to their ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of HubSpot. The California, CA-based Technology sector company HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS) holds the number seven spot among the best performing stocks of the Cloud Computing sector. Classified as the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software business, the stock price of HubSpot ended the previous year at a price of $158.5 per share while it reached the level of $396.44 apiece as of Dec 31, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 150.12%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $18.19 billion. Few leading stock market index includes HubSpot in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.
Coupa Software Incorporated is a United States-based company, which provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects organizations with suppliers globally. The Company offers spend management cloud applications, which ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Coupa Software. Based on the market-cap change from $9.33 billion to $24.46 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $146.25 per share to a price of $338.91 per share as of Dec 31, 2020, Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) was successful in generating YTD returns of 131.73 percentage. Standing at the number eight rank in the top performing list of Cloud Computing stocks, the California, CA-based Coupa Software is categorized as the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software 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, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.
SPS Commerce, Inc., incorporated on April 17, 2001, is a provider of cloud-based supply chain management solutions, providing network-proven fulfillment, sourcing and item assortment management solutions, along with retail performance ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of SPS Commerce. The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Cloud Computing sector is taken by SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC). The company's stock price changed from $55.42 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $108.59 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 95.94 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Minnesota, MN-based Technology sector company was from $1.93 billion to $3.83 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Cloud Computing sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
ServiceNow, Inc., incorporated on February 16, 2012, is provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions that define, structure, manage and automate services for global enterprises. The Company offers a set of ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of ServiceNow. ServiceNow (NOW) generated percentage returns of 94.97 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $282.32 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $550.43 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $53.25 billion to $107.39 billion during the same period. The company is categorized as a Technology speciality business with further classification in the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sub-category. Based in California, CA, the YTD performance of the Cloud Computing 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.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.