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International Stocks - Popular French Stocks and the CAC 40 Index

Here are 8 well-known French stocks that are components of the CAC 40 index, the benchmark index that includes 40 large-cap stocks listed on the NYSE Euronext stock market.

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French Stocks
Stock
Price Quote
1-Year Price Chart
Comment
Arcelor Mittal
Steel producer
AXA
Insurance and asset management
L'Oreal
Cosmetics
Saint-Gobain 
Building materials
Sanofi
Pharmaceuticals
Total
Integrated oil and gas
Vivendi
Diversified entertainment
Renault
Automobile manufacturer
Price data from Yahoo! Finance. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.


To inspect the performance of the French Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

The 4 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: MT, AXAHY, SNY and TOT. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $2,500.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. The 4 stocks excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data are: OR.PA, SGO.PA, VIV.PA and RNO.PA.


French Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
French Stocks
Start date:
Mar-28-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Mar-28-2017
End value:
$9,955
Number prices
523
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$4,737
Maximum value occurred on May-12-2008
$12,798
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-0.45%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
-0.05%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$9,955
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
5.46%
Number returns
136,503
Number profitable returns (Winners)
74,244
Percent profitable returns
54.39%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
62,259
Percent unprofitable returns
45.61%
Winners to losers ratio
1.19
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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