Best Performing Stocks For 2018 (25)

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Name (Symbol) 1 Year Chart Price % Δ Market Cap Earnings Date EPS P/E Ratio Div Yield Ex-Date
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Technology
Semiconductors

Portfolio

1.62 AMD 1 Year ChartAMD 1 Year Chart$32.61+5.13% 0.03148 31.48 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+101.42% 
$0.2987.400%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Abiomed (ABMD)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

1.61 ABMD 1 Year ChartABMD 1 Year Chart$419.61+9.02% 0.01727 17.27 Billion2018-07-26
Jul
26
Thursday
 PEM:-2.56% 
$3.59108.880%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Endo (ENDP)
Health Care
Biotech & Pharma

Portfolio

0.95 ENDP 1 Year ChartENDP 1 Year Chart$16.29+1.05% 0.00361 3.61 Billion2018-08-08
Aug
08
Wednesday
 PEM:+28.77% 
-$10.60.000%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Netflix (NFLX)
Communications
Media

Portfolio

1.06 NFLX 1 Year ChartNFLX 1 Year Chart$369.61+2.33% 0.16095 160.95 Billion2018-10-16
Oct
16
Tuesday
 In 21 day(s) 
$2.20167.110%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Align Technology (ALGN) 1
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

1.11 ALGN 1 Year ChartALGN 1 Year Chart$388.96+2.13% 0.03067 30.67 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+4.39% 
$3.61106.830%
N/A
N/A
N/A
XL Group (XL)
Financials
Insurance

Portfolio

0.51 XL 1 Year ChartXL 1 Year Chart$57.59+1.04% 0.0149 14.90 Billion2018-07-31
Jul
31
Tuesday
 PEM:+2.38% 
-$2.110.001.53%2018-09-13
Sep
13
Thursday
Amazon (AMZN) 7
Consumer Discretionary
Retail Discretionary

Portfolio

1.06 AMZN 1 Year ChartAMZN 1 Year Chart$1934.36+1.01% 0.93403 934.03 Billion2018-07-26
Jul
26
Thursday
 PEM:+3.80% 
$12.63155.090%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Illumina (ILMN)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

0.81 ILMN 1 Year ChartILMN 1 Year Chart$358.25+0.03% 0.05266 52.66 Billion2018-07-30
Jul
30
Monday
 PEM:+18.96% 
$4.4079.750%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Chipotle (CMG)
Consumer Discretionary
Gaming, Lodging & Restaurants

Portfolio

0.46 CMG 1 Year ChartCMG 1 Year Chart$465.89-0.32% 0.01299 12.99 Billion2018-07-24
Jul
24
Tuesday
 PEM:+2.04% 
$0.0079.130%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Advance Auto Parts (AAP)
Consumer Discretionary
Retail Discretionary

Portfolio

0.72 AAP 1 Year ChartAAP 1 Year Chart$167.65-0.47% 0.01248 12.48 Billion2018-08-14
Aug
14
Tuesday
 PEM:+15.75% 
$7.2222.760.15%2018-09-20
Sep
20
Thursday
NetApp (NTAP)
Technology
Hardware

Portfolio

0.97 NTAP 1 Year ChartNTAP 1 Year Chart$86.40-0.52% 0.0224 22.40 Billion2018-08-15
Aug
15
Wednesday
 PEM:+4.40% 
$0.84101.701.92%2018-10-04
Oct
04
Thursday
In 9 day(s)
IDEXX Labs (IDXX)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

0.58 IDXX 1 Year ChartIDXX 1 Year Chart$242.71+0.66% 0.02099 20.99 Billion2018-08-01
Aug
01
Wednesday
 PEM:-0.91% 
$3.4572.150%
N/A
N/A
N/A
salesforce (CRM)
Technology
Software

Portfolio

0.72 CRM 1 Year ChartCRM 1 Year Chart$158.78+2.10% 0.11768 117.68 Billion2018-08-29
Aug
29
Wednesday
 PEM:+3.78% 
$0.96162.010%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Boston Scientific (BSX)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

0.34 BSX 1 Year ChartBSX 1 Year Chart$38.40+1.67% 0.05223 52.23 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+14.39% 
$0.3894.960%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

0.68 ISRG 1 Year ChartISRG 1 Year Chart$569.27+2.25% 0.06455 64.55 Billion2018-07-19
Jul
19
Thursday
 PEM:+7.83% 
$0.0079.280%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Hess (HES)
Energy
Oil, Gas & Coal

Portfolio

0.56 HES 1 Year ChartHES 1 Year Chart$72.04+2.17% 0.0217 21.70 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+10.73% 
-$11.610.001.51%2018-09-14
Sep
14
Friday
HCA Holdings (HCA)
Health Care
Health Care Facilities & Services

Portfolio

0.73 HCA 1 Year ChartHCA 1 Year Chart$134.31+0.70% 0.04622 46.22 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+24.18% 
$0.0016.971.06%2018-08-31
Aug
31
Friday
WW Grainger (GWW)
Industrials
Industrial Services

Portfolio

0.95 GWW 1 Year ChartGWW 1 Year Chart$352.57-0.99% 0.01964 19.64 Billion2018-07-18
Jul
18
Wednesday
 PEM:+15.61% 
$13.6425.711.54%2018-08-10
Aug
10
Friday
Adobe (ADBE) 1
Technology
Software

Portfolio

0.82 ADBE 1 Year ChartADBE 1 Year Chart$264.09+1.23% 0.12774 127.74 Billion2018-09-13
Sep
13
Thursday
 PEM:-1.38% 
$4.3459.860%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Edwards Lifesciences (EW)
Health Care
Medical Equipment & Devices

Portfolio

0.50 EW 1 Year ChartEW 1 Year Chart$165.47+7.67% 0.03218 32.18 Billion2018-07-26
Jul
26
Thursday
 PEM:+6.67% 
$0.0046.770%
N/A
N/A
N/A
F5 Networks (FFIV)
Technology
Hardware

Portfolio

0.65 FFIV 1 Year ChartFFIV 1 Year Chart$195.41+0.42% 0.01184 11.84 Billion2018-07-25
Jul
25
Wednesday
 PEM:+13.31% 
$7.3024.660%
N/A
N/A
N/A
TripAdvisor (TRIP)
Communications
Media

Portfolio

0.24 TRIP 1 Year ChartTRIP 1 Year Chart$51.13+2.26% 0.00682 6.82 Billion2018-08-01
Aug
01
Wednesday
 PEM:-11.83% 
-$0.170.000%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Broadridge Financial (BR)
Technology
Technology Services

Portfolio

0.64 BR 1 Year ChartBR 1 Year Chart$133.46+0.61% 0.01543 15.43 Billion2018-08-07
Aug
07
Tuesday
 PEM:+14.85% 
$3.5638.481.43%2018-09-17
Sep
17
Monday
MasterCard (MA) 1
Financials
Specialty Finance

Portfolio

0.60 MA 1 Year ChartMA 1 Year Chart$221.35-0.25% 0.22986 229.86 Billion2018-07-26
Jul
26
Thursday
 PEM:+3.36% 
$4.4646.960.49%2018-10-05
Oct
05
Friday
In 10 day(s)
VeriSign (VRSN)
Communications
Media

Portfolio

0.53 VRSN 1 Year ChartVRSN 1 Year Chart$158.96-0.53% 0.01953 19.53 Billion2018-07-26
Jul
26
Thursday
 PEM:+5.14% 
$3.8841.670%
N/A
N/A
N/A
Name (Symbol) 1 Year Chart Price % Δ Market Cap Earnings Date EPS P/E Ratio Div Yield Ex-Date