☀ Trending Among Corona Carnage ☀ List of Best Performing Corona Vaccine Stocks, Tech Penny Stocks, Healthcare Stocks, and Artificial Intelligence Stocks. It is impossible to imagine the world without computers, mobiles and other handheld gadgets that make life easier for us. What makes these accessories tick? Its the software that helps them keep running. In essence, software can be defined as a piece of instructions programmed into a device which makes it automatically do the expected. For instance, double-clicking on an icon in Windows will open up that application (like MS Word), or a tap on 'Ride Now' button in Uber or Lyft app will book the nearest available cab for you. While the user conveniently clicks or taps the buttons in their computer or mobile app, what goes on automatically in the background conducts the desired action. Its the software that automatically searches for and books the nearest available cab, sends necessary instructions to the cab-driver to pickup the passenger(s), or display a suitable error message with option to re-try the booking in case there are no cabs available for booking at the moment. Hundreds of companies across the globe are working on writing software programs which are the lifeline of various systems, applications and gadgets used by worldwide population. Among the big basket of Software stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Software stocks? This article provides a list of Software 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 Software stocks between the end of the previous year and Jul 12, 2021, and the top 10 return generating Software stocks are listed below.
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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Software sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized: 1) Zedge, Inc. (ZDGE)
Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:
Zedge, Inc., incorporated on August 18, 2008, is a provider of content distribution platforms, centered on self-expression, enabling both creators looking to promote their content and consumers utilizing such content ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Zedge. Based on the market-cap change from $75.64 million to $261.46 million during the given months of the year 2021 and the share price change from $6.04 per share to a price of $18.43 per share as of Jul 12, 2021, Zedge, Inc. (ZDGE) was successful in generating YTD returns of 205.13 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Software stocks, the New York, NY-based Zedge 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.
3D Systems Corporation, incorporated on May 14, 1993, is a holding company. The Company provides three-dimensional (3D) printing solutions, including 3D printers, print materials, software, on demand manufacturing services and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of 3D. The South Carolina, SC-based 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a Computer Software-Prepackaged Software company. The stock of 3D ended the previous year at a price of $10.48 per share. As of Jul 12, 2021, the stock price has reached $31.1 apiece, which indicates a change of 196.76 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Software for the year 2021 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $1.3 billion. It has now changed to $3.89 billion as of writing. 3D 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.
Avid Technology, Inc., incorporated on October 4, 1987, provides an open and integrated technology platform, along with applications and services that enable the creation, distribution and monetization of audio and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Avid Technology. The Massachusetts, MA-headquartered company Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID) is ranked number three among the best performing stocks of Software of 2021. The Technology sector business falls under the Computer Software-Prepackaged Software industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2021, the stock price of Avid Technology has changed by 151.35 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $15.87 per share and year-to-date closing price of $39.89 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $701.58 million to $1.8 billion during the same period. Along with Software, the company is also in the business of Technology, Computer Software-Prepackaged Software, Electronic Gaming & Multimedia, Russell 2000, Wilshire 5000, among other usual products and services. Avid Technology 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.
Bridgeline Digital, Inc., incorporated on August 28, 2000, is a digital engagement company. The Companys iAPPS platform is a Web Engagement Management (WEM) platform that integrates Web Content Management, e-commerce, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Bridgeline Digital. During the given months of the year 2021, Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (BLIN) was successful in generating YTD returns of 132.95 percentage which helped it gain the number four 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 Massachusetts, MA-based Bridgeline Digital closed at a price of $2.58 per share, while it traded at a price of $6.01 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. The company's market cap changed from $11.4 million to $38.77 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector business.
Inspired Entertainment, Inc., formerly Hydra Industries Acquisition Corp., incorporated on May 30, 2014, is a global games technology company. The Company is engaged in developing and operating digital games and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Inspired Entertainment. Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Inspired Entertainment, Inc. (INSE) for being among the top performing stocks of 2021. Headquartered in New York, NY, the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Computer Software-Prepackaged Software. Since the start of the year 2021, stock of Inspired Entertainment has so far gained 78.88 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $6.58 per share and year-to-date price of $11.77 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $151.53 million to $273.28 million. The stock of Inspired Entertainment continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.
QAD Inc. (QAD), incorporated on May 15, 1997, is a provider of vertically oriented enterprise software solutions for global manufacturing companies across the automotive, life sciences, consumer products, food and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of QAD. At number six in the list of top stocks stands QAD Inc. (QADB), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $48.5 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $84.96 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. It translates to a change of 75.18 percentage. The California, CA-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $1.27 billion to $1.8 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 Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.
Talend SA is a provider of open source integration solutions for data-oriented companies and integration platform under Apache Spark. The Companys platform enables users to connect data and applications on-premise ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Talend. Talend S.A. (TLND) has moved by 71.18 percentage over the given period of 2021-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $38.34 apiece to the price of $65.63 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 12, 2021. The smart run of the France-based Computer Software-Prepackaged Software sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $1.22 billion to $2.14 billion over the same duration.
Grid Dynamics Holdings
Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. provides enterprise-level digital transformation services for Fortune 1000 corporations in the United States, and Central and ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Grid Dynamics Holdings. The San Ramon, California-based Technology sector company Grid Dynamics Holdings, Inc. (GDYN) holds the number eight spot among the best performing stocks of the Software sector. Classified as the Information Technology Services business, the stock price of Grid Dynamics Holdings ended the previous year at a price of $12.6 per share while it reached the level of $20.06 apiece as of Jul 12, 2021 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 59.21%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $1.1 billion.
Secureworks Corp., incorporated on November 24, 2015, is a holding company. The Company provides intelligence-driven information security solutions. The Company is focused on protecting the Companys clients from cyber-attacks. The ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of SecureWorks. The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Software sector is taken by SecureWorks Corp. (SCWX). The company's stock price changed from $14.22 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $22.01 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 54.78 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Georgia, GA-based Technology sector company was from $1.17 billion to $1.85 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Software 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.
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 (MSTR) generated percentage returns of 51.51 percent during the 2021 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $388.55 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $588.69 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $3.6 billion to $5.74 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 Virginia, VA, the YTD performance of the Software 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.This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.