Hedge fund companies have always been in the limelight, as the hedge funds they operate make big headlines. A puzzle to the outsider (sometimes including to the hedge fund investors), the working methodology of the hedge funds is mostly known only to the hedge fund operators and their companies. A few hedge fund companies are listed on the stocks exchanges of the U.S. An investor can take a shot at the overall performance of the hedge fund companies, though some of the listed hedge fund companies may also be offering other investment and trading services. Among the available Hedge Fund stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Hedge Fund stocks? This article provides a list of Hedge Fund 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 Hedge Fund stocks between the end of the previous year and Dec 31, 2020, and the top 10 return generating Hedge Fund stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Hedge Fund sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) BlackRock, Inc. (BLK)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
BlackRock, Inc. (BlackRock), incorporated on February 13, 2006, is an investment management company. BlackRock provides a range of investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients worldwide. Its ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of BlackRock. Based on the market-cap change from $78.09 billion to $110.04 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $502.7 per share to a price of $721.54 per share as of Dec 31, 2020, BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) was successful in generating YTD returns of 43.53 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Hedge Fund stocks, the New York, NY-based BlackRock is categorized as the Investment Bankers and Brokers sub-sector business which falls under the larger Finance 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, S&P 500 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.
KKR & CO. L.P. (KKR), incorporated on June 25, 2007, is a global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of KKR and. The New York, NY-headquartered company KKR and Co. L.P. (KKR) is ranked number two among the best performing stocks of Hedge Fund of 2020. The Finance sector business falls under the Investment Managers industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of KKR and has changed by 38.81 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $29.17 per share and year-to-date closing price of $40.49 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $24.85 billion to $23.05 billion during the same period. Along with Hedge Fund, the company is also in the business of Finance, Investment Managers, Financial Services, Asset Management, Private Equity, Wilshire 5000, ESG, among other usual products and services. KKR and 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.
The Blackstone Group L.P., incorporated on March 12, 2007, is a global alternative asset manager. The Companys alternative asset management businesses include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of The Blackstone. During the given months of the year 2020, The Blackstone Group L.P. (BX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 15.86 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 New York, NY-based The Blackstone closed at a price of $55.94 per share, while it traded at a price of $64.81 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $67.09 billion to $44.98 billion during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Finance industry sector and further specialized as a Investment Managers sector business.
Apollo Global Management LLC
Apollo Global Management, LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual in ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Apollo Global Management LLC. Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Apollo Global Management, LLC (APO) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in New York, NY, the Finance sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Investment Managers. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Apollo Global Management LLC has so far gained 2.66 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $47.71 per share and year-to-date price of $48.98 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $19.22 billion to $11.21 billion.
Invesco Ltd. (Invesco), incorporated on September 12, 2007, is an independent investment management company. The Company provides a range of investment capabilities and outcomes, which are delivered through a set ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Invesco. The Atlanta, Georgia-based Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) belongs to the Finance sector and is categorized as a Investment Managers company. The stock of Invesco ended the previous year at a price of $17.98 per share. As of Dec 31, 2020, the stock price has reached $17.43 apiece, which indicates a change of -3.06 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Hedge Fund for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $8.16 billion. It has now changed to $8.01 billion as of writing. Invesco 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.
Sculptor Capital Management
Sculptor Capital Management (formerly Och-Ziff Capital Management Group) is a global diversified alternative asset management firm. The firm provides investment advisory services to its clients. It primarily caters to institutional ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Sculptor Capital Management. At number six in the list of top stocks stands Sculptor Capital Management Inc (SCU), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $21.34 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $15.2 per share as of Dec 31, 2020. It translates to a change of -28.77 percentage. The New York, NY-headquartered Finance sector company also saw its market value change from $400.81 million to $842.1 million. This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.