Making Money with Stocks (Sorted by Current Value)

Here is a table of sorted current values (highest to lowest) of a $1,000 investment made 10 years ago for 85 stocks. 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

Tesla TSLA$78,126
Advanced Micro Devices AMD$33,991
Broadcom AVGO$22,813
ProShares UltraPro QQQ TQQQ$21,047
Shopify SHOP$14,804
Lam Research LRCX$14,278
Netflix NFLX$13,472
Microsoft MSFT$10,934
Apple AAPL$10,679
Moderna MRNA$10,500
Applied Materials AMAT$10,068
Adobe Systems ADBE$9,766
iShares Semiconductor ETF SOXX$8,271
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF SMH$8,032
Amazon AMZN$7,957
Mastercard MA$7,670
Micron Technology MU$7,551
Texas Instruments TXN$6,906
Lowe's LOW$6,654
Visa V$6,228
Costco COST$6,205
Home Depot HD$5,993
Ulta Beauty ULTA$5,912
Meta Platforms META$5,619
Morgan Stanley MS$5,428
Nike NKE$5,292
Marvell Technology MRVL$5,211
Alphabet GOOGL$4,998
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ$4,922
CSX CSX$4,872
Starbucks SBUX$4,765
Regeneron REGN$4,538
CME Group CME$4,447
TJX Companies TJX$4,173 CRM$4,061
Intercontinental Exchange ICE$3,957
JPMorgan Chase JPM$3,768
Bank of America BAC$3,759
Union Pacific UNP$3,738
Target TGT$3,684
McDonald's MCD$3,623
Merck & Co MRK$3,603
Amgen AMGN$3,465
Boeing BA$3,313
SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY$3,264
Cisco Systems CSCO$3,181
Genuine Parts GPC$3,148
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF PEY$3,122
Berkshire Hathaway BRK-A$3,083
PepsiCo PEP$2,996
Roku ROKU$2,946
Goldman Sachs GS$2,880
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$2,822
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF NOBL$2,610
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY$2,568
Wal-Mart WMT$2,551
Gilead Sciences GILD$2,548
Protor & Gamble PG$2,518
Pfizer PFE$2,426
PayPal PYPL$2,368
Clorox CLX$2,255
ARK Innovation ETF ARKK$2,220
Walt Disney Co DIS$2,203
Chevron CVX$2,194
Coca-Cola KO$2,170
Exxon Mobil XOM$1,946
General Motors GM$1,880
Intel INTC$1,856
Wells Fargo WFC$1,784
Biogen BIIB$1,753
Freeport-McMoRan FCX$1,684
Colgate-Palmolive CL$1,650
Ford Motor Company F$1,632
Citigroup C$1,499
Verizon VZ$1,418
AT&T T$1,331
Teladoc Health TDOC$1,194
Zoom ZM$979
Barrick Gold GOLD$763
Spotify SPOT$749
General Electric GE$721
Snowflake SNOW$660
Unity Software U$385
Coinbase Global COIN$277
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits
and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Feb-01-2023.

*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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