Making Money with Stocks

Here is a table of current values of a $1,000 investment made 10 years ago for 85 stocks listed in alphabetical order. Some stocks turned the $1,000 investment into huge profits. Other stocks produced more modest returns or lost money.

Making Money with 85 Stocks

Stock & Return

& Snapshot

Current Value

Adobe Systems ADBE$7,637
Advanced Micro Devices AMD$45,720
Alphabet GOOGL$5,563
Amazon AMZN$10,760
Amgen AMGN$3,026
Apple AAPL$10,070
Applied Materials AMAT$11,694
ARK Innovation ETF ARKK$2,525
AT&T T$1,200
Bank of America BAC$2,655
Barrick Gold GOLD$1,109
Berkshire Hathaway BRK-A$3,384
Biogen BIIB$702
Boeing BA$1,757
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY$1,370
Broadcom AVGO$27,185
Chevron CVX$2,038
Cisco Systems CSCO$3,050
Citigroup C$1,697
Clorox CLX$2,263
CME Group CME$4,282
Coca-Cola KO$2,155
Coinbase Global COIN$5,114
Colgate-Palmolive CL$1,733
Costco COST$8,001
CSX CSX$4,466
Exxon Mobil XOM$1,847
Ford Motor Company F$1,335
Freeport-McMoRan FCX$1,622
General Electric GE$1,337
General Motors GM$1,721
Genuine Parts GPC$2,350
Gilead Sciences GILD$1,398
Goldman Sachs GS$3,052
Home Depot HD$5,859
Intel INTC$2,273
Intercontinental Exchange ICE$3,941
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF PEY$2,504
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ$5,515
iShares Semiconductor ETF SOXX$9,666
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$2,109
JPMorgan Chase JPM$4,330
Lam Research LRCX$20,622
Lowe's LOW$6,090
Marvell Technology MRVL$5,199
Mastercard MA$6,811
McDonald's MCD$3,712
Merck & Co MRK$3,285
Meta Platforms META$8,165
Micron Technology MU$5,349
Microsoft MSFT$12,230
Moderna MRNA$1,097
Morgan Stanley MS$3,862
Netflix NFLX$12,215
Nike NKE$2,798
NVDIA NVDA$212,924
PayPal PYPL$13,461
PepsiCo PEP$2,762
Pfizer PFE$1,327
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF NOBL$2,791
ProShares UltraPro QQQ TQQQ$24,901
Protor & Gamble PG$2,655
Regeneron REGN$3,228
Roku ROKU$143 CRM$5,301
Shopify SHOP$1,076
Snowflake SNOW$1,569
SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY$3,344
Spotify SPOT$1,113
Starbucks SBUX$3,004
Target TGT$3,902
Teladoc Health TDOC$232
Tesla TSLA$12,608
Texas Instruments TXN$4,805
TJX Companies TJX$3,775
Ulta Beauty ULTA$5,429
Union Pacific UNP$3,227
Unity Software U$145
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF SMH$11,247
Verizon VZ$1,450
Visa V$5,529
Wal-Mart WMT$2,904
Walt Disney Co DIS$1,654
Wells Fargo WFC$1,546
Zoom ZM$1,544
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits
and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Apr-01-2024.

*Note: If a stock has less than 10 years of price data, the current value is based on all years of price data from Alpha Vantage. Values are based on the most recent monthy closing prices from Alpha Vantage. Prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. The Return Details table uses the most recent monthly closes.

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