Conglomerates, usually a large-sized corporation, is made up of a number of different, and mostly unrelated businesses and segments. Mostly these companies are large and their operations span across the globe qualifying them to be called multi-national companies (MNC). These companies are a combination of several diversified business entities which operate in entirely different sectors/industries but still remain under one corporate identity. These can be parent or holding companies which are the masters of several subsidiaries. Among the big basket of Conglomerates stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Conglomerates stocks? This article provides a list of Conglomerates 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 Conglomerates stocks between the end of the previous year and Apr 1, 2021, and the top 10 return generating Conglomerates stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Conglomerates sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) Live Ventures Incorporated (LIVE)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
Live Ventures Incorporated, incorporated on April 25, 1994, is a holding company for diversified businesses. The Companys segments include Manufacturing Segment, Marketplace Platform Segment and Services Segment. The Manufacturing Segment ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Live Ventures. Based on the market-cap change from $19.83 million to $37.62 million during the given months of the year 2021 and the share price change from $12.37 per share to a price of $24.19 per share as of Apr 1, 2021, Live Ventures Incorporated (LIVE) was successful in generating YTD returns of 95.55 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Conglomerates stocks, the Arizona, AZ-based Live Ventures is categorized as the EDP Services 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.
Big Rock Partners Acquisition
Big Rock Partners Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to focus on identifying a prospective target business in the senior housing and care industry in the United States. The compa ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Big Rock Partners Acquisition. The Delray Beach, FL-headquartered company Big Rock Partners Acquisition Corp. (BRPA) is ranked number two among the best performing stocks of Conglomerates of 2021. The Industrials sector business falls under the Financial Services industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2021, the stock price of Big Rock Partners Acquisition has changed by 54.67 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $24.4 per share and year-to-date closing price of $37.74 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $65.59 million to $101.45 million during the same period. Along with Conglomerates, the company is also in the business of Industrials, among other usual products and services.
Matthews International Corporation, incorporated on April 7, 1902, is a provider of brand solutions, memorialization products and industrial technologies. The Company operates through three segments: SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Matthews International. During the given months of the year 2021, Matthews International Corporation (MATW) was successful in generating YTD returns of 39.93 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 Pennsylvania, PA-based Matthews International closed at a price of $29.4 per share, while it traded at a price of $41.14 per share as of Apr 1, 2021. The company's market cap changed from $927.68 million to $1.3 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
The company is classified under the Capital Goods industry sector and further specialized as a Metal Fabrications sector business.
Leisure Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire businesses or assets through merger, capital stock exchange, stock purchase, reorganization, and business combination. The c ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Leisure Acquisition. Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Leisure Acquisition Corp. (LACQU) for being among the top performing stocks of 2021. Headquartered in New York, NY, the Industrials sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Financial Services. Since the start of the year 2021, stock of Leisure Acquisition has so far gained 38.57 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $10.5 per share and year-to-date price of $14.55 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $61.68 million to $85.48 million.
ARYA Sciences Acquisition
ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp. focuses on effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the life sciences ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of ARYA Sciences Acquisition. At number five in the list of top stocks stands ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp. (ARYA), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $10.85 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $14.07 per share as of Apr 1, 2021. It translates to a change of 29.68 percentage. The New York, NY-headquartered Industrials sector company also saw its market value change from $213.59 million to $269.95 million.
Steel Partners LP
Steel Partners Holdings L.P. (SPLP), incorporated on December 16, 2008, is a diversified holding company that engages in multiple businesses through consolidated subsidiaries, associated companies and other interests. The Companys ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Steel Partners LP. The New York, NY-based Capital Goods sector company Steel Partners Holdings LP (SPLP) holds the number six spot among the best performing stocks of the Conglomerates sector. Classified as the Industrial Specialties business, the stock price of Steel Partners LP ended the previous year at a price of $10.75 per share while it reached the level of $13.86 apiece as of Apr 1, 2021 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 28.93%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $349.37 million.
National Energy Services Reunited
National Energy Services Reunited Corp. provides oilfield services in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. It helps its customers unlock the potential of reservoirs by providing producti ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of National Energy Services Reunited. National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NESR) has moved by 27.79 percentage over the given period of 2021-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Industrials sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $9.93 apiece to the price of $12.69 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Apr 1, 2021. The smart run of the Houston, TX-based Energy sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $871.63 million to $1.11 billion over the same duration. National Energy Services Reunited is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
Seaboard Corporation, incorporated on July 24, 1946, is an agribusiness and transportation company. The Company is primarily engaged in pork production and processing, and ocean transportation. The Companys divisions include ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Seaboard. The number eight spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Conglomerates sector is taken by Seaboard Corporation (SEB). The company's stock price changed from $3031 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $3810 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 25.7 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Kansas, KS-based Consumer Non-Durables sector company was from $3.52 billion to $4.42 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Conglomerates 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.
Deswell Industries, Inc., incorporated on December 2, 1993, is engaged in the manufacturing and selling of injection-molded plastic parts and components. The Company also provides manufacturing services for electronic products ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Deswell Industries. The Macau, Hong kong-based Deswell Industries, Inc. (DSWL) belongs to the Consumer Non-Durables sector and is categorized as a Plastic Products company. The stock of Deswell Industries ended the previous year at a price of $2.91 per share. As of Apr 1, 2021, the stock price has reached $3.6 apiece, which indicates a change of 23.71 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Conglomerates for the year 2021 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $46.31 million. It has now changed to $57.3 million as of writing.
GTY Technology Holdings Inc. operates as a public sector software as a service (SaaS) company that offers a cloud-based suite of solutions for state and local governments in North America. It develops ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of GTY Technology. GTY Technology (GTYH) generated percentage returns of 22.78 percent during the 2021 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $5.18 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $6.36 per share as of Apr 1, 2021. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $287.76 million to $350.63 million during the same period. The company is categorized as a Finance speciality business with further classification in the Business Services sub-category. Based in Nevada, NV, the YTD performance of the Conglomerates 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, Russell 2000 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.