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Best Performing Wilshire 5000 Stocks of 2020

Updated Sep 15, 2020
If any index can grab the award for having the maximum possible number of constituent stocks, then it can be easily claimed by the Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index. The Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index, or commonly referred to as the Wilshire 5000, theoretically comprises of around 5,000 companies, and practically has around 3,500 companies in its pool. It is a market-cap-weighted stock market index which includes almost all of the American stocks which are actively traded in the United States stock exchanges.
The number of companies included in this index varies from time to time. Though this index itself contains around 3,500 companies, investors often look for stocks which are the top performers among this large set of the Wilshire 5000 index which have generated the highest returns. This article provides a detailed list of top 10 stocks of the Wilshire 5000 index by computing the percentage gains made by the constituent companies between December 31 of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The article presents the list in descending order of gains realized by the Wilshire 5000 stocks between the given period, and the top performing stocks are ranked at the top.
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Top Wilshire 5000 Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Wilshire 5000 sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) 2) Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT) 3) Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) 4) Superconductor Technologies Inc. (SCON) 5) Waitr Holdings Inc. (WTRH)
 6) Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK) 7) Nautilus Group, Inc. (NLS) 8) Workhorse Group, Inc. (WKHS) 9) iBio, Inc. (IBIO) 10) Summer Infant, Inc. (SUMR)

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

Novavax

Novavax, Inc. (Novavax), incorporated on June 18, 1987, is a clinical-stage vaccine company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant nanoparticle vaccines and adjuvants. The Company operates through ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Novavax.
Based on the market-cap change from $105.78 million to $6.76 billion during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $3.98 per share to a price of $110.34 per share as of Sep 15, 2020, Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 2672.36 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Wilshire 5000 stocks, the Maryland, MD-based Novavax is categorized as the Biotech Biological Products sub-sector business which falls under the larger Health Care 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, Russell 2000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Vaxart

Vaxart, Inc., a clinical-stage company, engages in the discovery and development of oral recombinant protein vaccines based on its proprietary oral vaccine platform. The company's product pipeline includes tablet vaccines that are designed to protect against norovirus, seasonal influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus. It is also developing therapeutic immune-oncology vaccines ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Vaxart.
The USA-based Vaxart, Inc. (VXRT) belongs to the Health Care sector and is categorized as a Healthcare company. The stock of Vaxart ended the previous year at a price of $0.35 per share. As of Sep 15, 2020, the stock price has reached $6.5 apiece, which indicates a change of 1757.14 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Wilshire 5000 for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $17.09 million. It has now changed to $753.49 million as of writing. Vaxart continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Biocept

Biocept, Inc., incorporated on June 28, 2013, is an early commercial-stage molecular oncology diagnostics company. The Company develops and commercializes circulating tumor cell (CTC) and circulating tumor deoxyribonucleic acid (ctDNA), ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Biocept.
The California, CA-headquartered company Biocept, Inc. (BIOC) is ranked number three among the best performing stocks of Wilshire 5000 of 2020. The Health Care sector business falls under the Medical Specialities industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Biocept has changed by 1382.76 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $0.29 per share and year-to-date closing price of $4.3 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $6.58 million to $57.59 million during the same period. Along with Wilshire 5000, the company is also in the business of Health Care, Medical Specialities, Diagnostics & Research, Healthcare, among other usual products and services. Biocept 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.

Superconductor

Superconductor Technologies Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and commercializes high temperature superconductor materials and related technologies in the United States. It is involved i ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Superconductor.
During the given months of the year 2020, Superconductor Technologies Inc. (SCON) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1261.11 percentage which helped it gain the number four 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 Austin, TX-based Superconductor closed at a price of $0.18 per share, while it traded at a price of $2.45 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $3.24 million to $77.22 million during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Radio TV Broadcasting and Communications Equipment sector business.

Waitr

Waitr Holdings Inc. operates as an on-demand food ordering and delivery company in the United States. Its platform connects local restaurants to diners in the Southeast United States. As of September 30, 2018, the company had approximately 7,700 restaurant partners in 235 cities. Waitr Holdings Inc. was founded in 2013 ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Waitr.
Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Waitr Holdings Inc. (WTRH) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in USA, the Consumer Cyclical sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Consumer Cyclical. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Waitr has so far gained 962.5 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.32 per share and year-to-date price of $3.4 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $24.64 million to $374.26 million. The stock of Waitr continues to be a major constituent of many leading stock indexes which include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Overstock.com

Overstock.com, Inc., incorporated on February 27, 2002, is an online retailer and incubator of blockchain technology. Through its online retail business, the Company offers a range of price-competitive brand name, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Overstock.com.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands Overstock.com, Inc. (OSTK), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $7.05 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $73.33 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. It translates to a change of 940.14 percentage. The Utah, UT-headquartered Consumer Services sector company also saw its market value change from $273.35 million to $3.14 billion. The Catalog and Specialty Distribution 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, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Nautilus

Nautilus, Inc., incorporated on September 22, 1992, is a consumer fitness products company. The Company operates through two segments: Direct and Retail. The Companys principal business activities include designing, developing, ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Nautilus.
The Washington, WA-based Consumer Non-Durables sector company Nautilus Group, Inc. (NLS) holds the number seven spot among the best performing stocks of the Wilshire 5000 sector. Classified as the Recreational Products and Toys business, the stock price of Nautilus ended the previous year at a price of $1.75 per share while it reached the level of $16.51 apiece as of Sep 15, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 843.43%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $494.76 million. Few leading stock market index includes Nautilus in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Workhorse

Workhorse Group, Inc., formerly AMP Holding Inc., incorporated on November 13, 2007, is a development-stage company. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells medium-duty trucks with powertrain components under the ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Workhorse.
Workhorse Group, Inc. (WKHS) has moved by 733.88 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number eight among the top performing stocks. The Capital Goods sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $3.04 apiece to the price of $25.35 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Sep 15, 2020. The smart run of the Ohio, OH-based Auto Manufacturing sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $203.25 million to $2.67 billion over the same duration. Workhorse is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

iBio

iBio, Inc., incorporated on April 17, 2008, is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on commercializing its technologies and product candidates and providing product development and manufacturing services to ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of iBio.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Wilshire 5000 sector is taken by iBio, Inc. (IBIO). The company's stock price changed from $0.25 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $2.01 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 704 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Delaware, DE-based Health Care sector company was from $7.95 million to $350.57 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Wilshire 5000 sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Summer Infant

Summer Infant, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, markets, and distributes branded juvenile health, safety, and wellness products primarily in North America. The company markets approximat ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Summer Infant.
Summer Infant (SUMR) generated percentage returns of 692 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $2.25 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $17.82 per share as of Sep 15, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $4.82 million to $37.67 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Consumer Durables speciality business with further classification in the Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries sub-category. Based in Rhode Island, RI, the YTD performance of the Wilshire 5000 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.
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