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Best Performing NASDAQ Stocks of 2020

Updated Feb 14, 2020
Stock market indexes make it easy for investors to pick and choose their selected set of companies. One such popularly followed leading stock market index is the NASDAQ 100. Often represented by the ticker symbol NDX, this index is a market capitalization-based index which contains around 100 of the largest domestic (U.S.) and foreign companies which are listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market.
Sector-wise, this index has an exception - it excludes the companies falling in the financial sector. Most of the companies included in this index include technology sector companies whose performance tend to move the index more than the companies of any other sector.
Though this index itself contains the top 100 companies, investors often look for stocks which are the top performers among these 100 companies of NASDAQ which have generated the highest returns. This article provides a detailed list of top 10 stocks of the NASDAQ 100 index by computing the percentage gains made by the constituent companies between December 31 of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020. The article presents the list in descending order of gains realized by the NASDAQ stocks between the given period, and the top performing stocks are ranked at the top.
One can also explore Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks of 2020 and Best Performing Dow Jones Stocks of 2020.
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Top NASDAQ Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader NASDAQ sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) 2) MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) 3) Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) 4) T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) 5) Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD)
 6) Workday, Inc. (WDAY) 7) JD.com, Inc. (JD) 8) Netflix Inc. (NFLX) 9) Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) 10) Synopsys Inc. (SNPS)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 100 NASDAQ stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top NASDAQ ETFs.

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Performance of Top NASDAQ Stocks

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

Tesla Motors

Tesla, Inc., formerly Tesla Motors, Inc., incorporated on July 1, 2003, designs, develops, manufactures and sells fully electric vehicles, and energy storage systems, as well as installs, operates and maintains ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number one in the list of top stocks stands Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $418.33 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $800.03 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. It translates to a change of 91.24 percentage. The California, CA-headquartered Capital Goods sector company also saw its market value change from $75.4 billion to $144.2 billion. The Auto Manufacturing specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

MercadoLibre

MercadoLibre, Inc., incorporated on October 15, 1999, is an e-commerce company. The Company enables commerce through its marketplace platform (including online classifieds for motor vehicles, vessels, aircraft, services and real ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
MercadoLibre, Inc. (MELI) has moved by 28.51 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number two among the top performing stocks. The Miscellaneous sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $571.94 apiece to the price of $735.01 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020. The smart run of the Argentina-based Business Services sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $28.43 billion to $36.54 billion over the same duration. MercadoLibre is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include NASDAQ 100 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Nvidia

Nvidia Corporation, incorporated on February 24, 1998, focuses on personal computer (PC) graphics, graphics processing unit (GPU) and also on artificial intelligence (AI). The Company provides service to its customers ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2020, Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) was successful in generating YTD returns of 23.16 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 Santa Clara, California-based Nvidia closed at a price of $235.3 per share, while it traded at a price of $289.79 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $144 billion to $184.1 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Semiconductors sector business.

T-Mobile US

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. The company offers voice, messaging, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, the Public Utilities sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Telecommunications Equipment. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of T-Mobile US has so far gained 23.03 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $78.42 per share and year-to-date price of $96.48 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $67.09 billion to $82.68 billion. The stock of T-Mobile US continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), incorporated on May 1, 1969, is a global semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in offering x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated into ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Sunnyvale, California-based Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a Semiconductors company. The stock of Advanced Micro Devices ended the previous year at a price of $45.86 per share. As of Feb 14, 2020, the stock price has reached $55.31 apiece, which indicates a change of 20.61 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the NASDAQ for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $53.52 billion. It has now changed to $64.69 billion as of writing. Advanced Micro Devices continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, NASDAQ 100 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Workday

Workday, Inc., incorporated on March 16, 2012, is a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. The Company delivers financial management, human capital management and analytics applications ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The California, CA-based Workday, Inc. (WDAY) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a EDP Services company. The stock of Workday ended the previous year at a price of $164.45 per share. As of Feb 14, 2020, the stock price has reached $196.99 apiece, which indicates a change of 19.79 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the NASDAQ for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $37.82 billion. It has now changed to $45.31 billion as of writing. Workday continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, NASDAQ 100 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

JD.com

JD.com, Inc., incorporated in January 2014, is an online direct sales company. The Company engages in the sale of electronics and home appliance products and general merchandise products (including audio, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number seven in the coveted list is held by JD.com, Inc. (JD) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in China, the Consumer Services sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Other Specialty Stores. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of JD.com has so far gained 19.13 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $35.23 per share and year-to-date price of $41.97 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $51.44 billion to $61.83 billion. The stock of JD.com continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include NASDAQ 100 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Netflix

Netflix, Inc., incorporated on August 29, 1997, is a provider an Internet television network. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic streaming ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2020, Netflix Inc. (NFLX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 17.56 percentage which helped it gain the number eight 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 Los Gatos, California-based Netflix closed at a price of $323.57 per share, while it traded at a price of $380.4 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $141.81 billion to $166.92 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Consumer Services industry sector and further specialized as a Consumer Electronics Video sector business.

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation, incorporated on September 22, 1993, is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Companys segments include Productivity ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has moved by 17.53 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number nine among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $157.7 apiece to the price of $185.35 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020. The smart run of the Redmond, Washington-based Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $0 million to $1402 billion over the same duration. Microsoft is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include NASDAQ 100 index, Dow Jones Industrial Average index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc., incorporated on May 7, 1987, provides software, intellectual property (IP) and services. The Company supplies the electronic design automation (EDA) software that engineers use to design and test ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number ten in the list of top stocks stands Synopsys Inc. (SNPS), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $139.2 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $163.35 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. It translates to a change of 17.35 percentage. The Mountain View, California-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $20.95 billion to $24.59 billion. The Computer Software-Prepackaged Software specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
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