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Best Performing Gaming Stocks of 2020

Updated Sep 15, 2020
While a great number of industry classifications are available for listed businesses using which one can pick and choose an investment sector of their choice, there are some off-the-beat industries which allow an interesting dimension to investing. Gaming is one such area which has gained sufficient traction in the world of investments. With younger population on the rise across the globe, the advent of technology has enabled a new stream of games and associated businesses to flourish. A significant number of companies across the world are involved in designing new gaming concepts, developing different kinds of games to keep the users engaged, and generate earnings for themselves and their shareholders. From mobile phones to consoles to PCs to dedicated gaming competitions carrying millions of dollars of prize money, gaming is the new investment destination for those who are brave enough to take a shot at the stocks of the gaming companies.
Among the big basket of Gaming stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Gaming stocks?
This article provides a list of Gaming stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2020 so far. till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Gaming stocks between the end of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020, and the top 10 return generating Gaming stocks are listed below.
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Top Gaming Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Gaming sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) DraftKings Inc. (DKNG) 2) Sea Limited (SE) 3) GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (GRVY) 4) Bilibili Inc. (BILI) 5) Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU)
 6) YY Inc. (YY) 7) NetEase, Inc. (NTES) 8) Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) 9) Activision Blizzard (ATVI) 10) Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)
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Performance of Top Gaming Stocks

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

DraftKings

DraftKings Inc. operates as a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. The company provides users with daily sports, sports betting, and iGaming ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of DraftKings.
The Boston, Massachusetts-headquartered company DraftKings Inc. (DKNG) is ranked number one among the best performing stocks of Gaming of 2020. The Consumer Discretionary sector business falls under the Hotels Resorts industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of DraftKings has changed by 350.56 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $10.7 per share and year-to-date closing price of $48.21 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $0 million to $17.14 billion during the same period. Along with Gaming, the company is also in the business of Consumer Discretionary, Lodging, Restaurants, Casino, among other usual products and services.

Sea Limited

Sea Limited engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in the Greater Southeast Asia. The company operates through three segments: Digital Entertainment, E-commer ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Sea Limited.
The Singapore, -based Technology sector company Sea Limited (SE) holds the number two spot among the best performing stocks of the Gaming sector. Classified as the Electronic Gaming & Multimedia business, the stock price of Sea Limited ended the previous year at a price of $40.22 per share while it reached the level of $149.99 apiece as of Sep 15, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 272.92%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $73.16 billion.

GRAVITY

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, China, and internationally. I ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of GRAVITY.
During the given months of the year 2020, GRAVITY Co., Ltd. (GRVY) was successful in generating YTD returns of 211.87 percentage which helped it gain the number three 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 South Korea-based GRAVITY closed at a price of $37.4 per share, while it traded at a price of $116.64 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $259.89 million to $810.52 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Miscellaneous industry sector and further specialized as a Business Services sector business.

Bilibili

Bilibili Inc. provides online entertainment services for the young generations in the People's Republic of China. It offers a platform that covers a range of genres and media formats, including videos, live bro ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Bilibili.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Bilibili Inc. (BILI) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Shanghai, , the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Communication Services. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Bilibili has so far gained 143.77 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $18.62 per share and year-to-date price of $45.39 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $6.07 billion to $15.68 billion.

Sohu.com

Sohu.com Inc. provides online media, search, and game services on personal computers (PCs), mobile devices, and tablets in the People's Republic of China. The company operates sohu.com, which provides ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Sohu.com.
The China-based Sohu.com Inc. (SOHU) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a EDP Services company. The stock of Sohu.com ended the previous year at a price of $11.18 per share. As of Sep 15, 2020, the stock price has reached $18.72 apiece, which indicates a change of 67.44 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Gaming for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $438.58 million. It has now changed to $735.11 million as of writing.

YY

YY Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the live streaming business in the People's Republic of China. The company operates YY Live platform, an online music and entertainment live streaming ser ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of YY.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands YY Inc. (YY), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $52.79 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $82.9 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. It translates to a change of 57.04 percentage. The China-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $4.26 billion to $6.7 billion.

NetEase

NetEase, Inc. operates an interactive online community in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through Online Game Services; E-Commerce; Advertising Services; and Email and Others segm ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of NetEase.
NetEase, Inc. (NTES) has moved by 55.71 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Miscellaneous sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $306.64 apiece to the price of $477.48 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The smart run of the China-based Business Services sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $39.24 billion to $64.56 billion over the same duration. NetEase is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include NASDAQ 100 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Zynga

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates social games as live services in the United States and internationally. The company's games are played on mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google's An ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Zynga.
Zynga (ZNGA) generated percentage returns of 39.22 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $6.12 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $8.52 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $5.79 billion to $9.16 billion during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Technology speciality business with further classification in the EDP Services sub-category. Based in California, CA, the YTD performance of the Gaming 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, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard, Inc., incorporated on February 17, 2000, is a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment content and services. The Company develops and distributes content and services across various gaming ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Activision Blizzard.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Gaming sector is taken by Activision Blizzard (ATVI). The company's stock price changed from $59.42 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $81.75 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 37.58 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Santa Monica, California-based Technology sector company was from $45.65 billion to $63.1 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Gaming 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.

Take-Two Interactive Software

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., incorporated on October 30, 1993, is a developer, publisher and marketer of entertainment for consumers around the world. The Company develops and publishes products through its ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Take-Two Interactive Software.
Based on the market-cap change from $13.88 billion to $18.36 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $122.43 per share to a price of $160.59 per share as of Sep 15, 2020, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) was successful in generating YTD returns of 31.17 percentage. Standing at the number ten rank in the top performing list of Gaming stocks, the New York, NY-based Take-Two Interactive 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 NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.
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