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

Symbol
& Snapshot

Current Value
(Sort)

Adobe Systems ADBE$7,209
Advanced Micro Devices AMD$40,806
Alphabet GOOGL$6,450
Amazon AMZN$11,602
Amgen AMGN$3,635
Apple AAPL$10,371
Applied Materials AMAT$12,933
ARK Innovation ETF ARKK$2,181
AT&T T$1,232
Bank of America BAC$3,214
Barrick Gold GOLD$1,154
Berkshire Hathaway BRK-A$3,246
Biogen BIIB$783
Boeing BA$1,602
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY$1,107
Broadcom AVGO$27,131
Chevron CVX$1,990
Cisco Systems CSCO$2,748
Citigroup C$1,670
Clorox CLX$1,906
CME Group CME$4,311
Coca-Cola KO$2,119
Coinbase Global COIN$4,583
Colgate-Palmolive CL$1,744
Costco COST$8,688
CSX CSX$4,222
Exxon Mobil XOM$1,780
Ford Motor Company F$1,182
Freeport-McMoRan FCX$1,727
General Electric GE$1,522
General Motors GM$1,703
Genuine Parts GPC$2,189
Gilead Sciences GILD$1,113
Goldman Sachs GS$3,476
Home Depot HD$5,342
Intel INTC$1,529
Intercontinental Exchange ICE$3,726
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF PEY$2,461
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ$5,605
iShares Semiconductor ETF SOXX$10,095
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$1,916
JPMorgan Chase JPM$4,782
Lam Research LRCX$18,698
Lowe's LOW$5,763
Marvell Technology MRVL$4,858
Mastercard MA$6,463
McDonald's MCD$3,316
Merck & Co MRK$3,052
Meta Platforms META$7,817
Micron Technology MU$4,873
Microsoft MSFT$12,154
Moderna MRNA$1,483
Morgan Stanley MS$4,095
Netflix NFLX$13,946
Nike NKE$2,909
NVDIA NVDA$250,509
PayPal PYPL$13,039
PepsiCo PEP$2,684
Pfizer PFE$1,430
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF NOBL$2,688
ProShares UltraPro QQQ TQQQ$25,660
Protor & Gamble PG$2,652
Regeneron REGN$3,301
Roku ROKU$128
salesforce.com CRM$4,544
Shopify SHOP$814
Snowflake SNOW$1,331
SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY$3,354
Spotify SPOT$1,240
Starbucks SBUX$2,756
Target TGT$3,381
Teladoc Health TDOC$176
Tesla TSLA$12,849
Texas Instruments TXN$5,618
TJX Companies TJX$4,085
Ulta Beauty ULTA$4,504
Union Pacific UNP$3,060
Unity Software U$100
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF SMH$12,116
Verizon VZ$1,444
Visa V$5,778
Wal-Mart WMT$3,062
Walt Disney Co DIS$1,427
Wells Fargo WFC$1,620
Zoom ZM$1,471
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits
and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Jun-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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