Best Stocks to Buy from the S&P 500 Index
Winning Stocks with the Biggest Gains
Bypass all the hype and noise you hear about the best stocks to buy. Go right to the facts. Here are 25 stocks from the S&P 500 with the best price increase over the past 12 months. Which company stock gained 187% in just 12 months? That was Netflix, the online movie store.
The S&P 500 is a broad index of stock market performance. If you want to find the best stocks to buy from the S&P 500 Index, this table is a good place to start. It shows which were the best stocks, that is, the stocks with the largest price appreciation during the past 12 months. In addition to price appreciation, buyers of some stocks also receive dividends as part of their total return.
The table includes companies from diverse industries like Online Music Store, Wireless Comm, Oil and Gas, Auto Dealers, Cloud Computing, Farm Machinery, Waste Management and Television Broadcasting, to name just a few. Of course, past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. But the numbers show you how much money these stocks made for the investors who bought them. Good luck !!
|Best Stocks to Buy from the S&P 500
|Symbol||Company Name||S&P Index Membership||12-Month|
|NFLX||Netflix, Inc||S&P 500||187.01%||$234.86|
|PCS||MetroPCS Communications||S&P 500||125.14%||$16.66|
|TSO||Tesoro Corporation|| S&P 500||94.35%||$25.79|
|AN||AutoNation, Inc.||S&P 500||88.07%||$34.85|
|HP||Helmerich & Payne||S&P 500||77.63%||$68.94|
|TDC||Teradata Corporation||S&P 500||77.34%||$50.31|
|PXD||Pioneer Natural Resources||S&P 500||77.36%||$104.38|
|CRM||salesforce.com, inc||S&P 500||72.74%||$134.65|
|ALTR||Altera Corporation||S&P 500||72.48%||$42.81|
|CAT||Caterpillar Inc.||S&P 500||70.32%||$109.82|
|WFMI||Whole Foods Market||S&P 500||68.18%||$62.90|
|CMI||Cummins Inc.||S&P 500||67.45%||$108.89|
|JOYG||Joy Global Inc.||S&P 500||67.15%||$98.92|
|MRO||Marathon Oil Corporation||S&P 500||65.55%||$52.76|
|CBG||CB Richard Ellis Group||S&P 500||65.08% ||$27.47|
|SRCL||Stericycle, Inc.||S&P 500||65.04%||$89.70|
|NSM||National Semiconductor||S&P 500||64.77%||$24.04|
|CBS||CBS Corporation||S&P 500||61.80%||$24.27|
|EW||Edwards Lifescience||S&P 500||61.56%||$83.06|
|TER||Teradyne, Inc.||S&P 500||60.84%||$17.95|
|DE||Deere & Company||S&P 500||58.25%||$95.93|
|AZO||AutoZone, Inc.||S&P 500||57.82%||$276.26|
|CTSH||Cognizant Technology||S&P 500||57.71%||$80.26|
The Table of the Best Stocks to Buy from the S&P 500 Index was updated as of 04/11/2011.
The above information is provided as stock news and as a stock investment resource. The stocks are selected as the best stocks to buy solely based on their stock price appreciation during the past 12-months, and the criteria specified. Other factors are important before you determine the best stock to buy for your purposes. The above information is not to be considered investment advice, legal advice, financial planning advice, tax planning advice or accounting advice. This is not a recommendation to buy, sell, hold or short any stock or financial security. Always contact your attorney, CPA, or tax advisor before acting on any legal or tax issues. At times, the owner of this website may hold shares in some of the mentioned stocks.
The stock data provided has been carefully prepared, but this website does not make any representations, warranties of any kind or guarantees as to the accuracy of the content. The above stocks may not be apropriate for your investment portfolio. There is no guarantee that you will make money on these stocks. This site does not provide investment advice. This website is not a registered broker, dealer, or a registered investment adviser. This website is not a financial planner or tax planner. Before you buy any stock, you should obtain additional information and financial advice from professionals who are aware of your individual circumstances. Accordingly, before making any final decisions to buy a stock or to make any transaction, you should consider obtaining additional information and advice from financial and legal advisers who are fully aware of your individual circumstances.
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