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 Details*

Current Value
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Adobe Systems$8,484
Advanced Micro Devices$18,801
Alphabet$5,055
Amazon$8,886
Amgen$3,453
Apple$6,765
Applied Materials$8,617
ARK Innovation ETF$2,009
AT&T$956
Bank of America$4,003
Barrick Gold$430
Berkshire Hathaway$3,063
Biogen$1,789
Boeing$2,090
Bristol-Myers Squibb$2,822
Broadcom$16,440
Chevron$1,865
Cisco Systems$2,855
Citigroup$1,520
Clorox$2,338
CME Group$4,679
Coca-Cola$2,023
Coinbase Global$272
Colgate-Palmolive$1,647
Costco$6,152
CSX$4,589
Exxon Mobil$1,457
Ford Motor Company$1,697
Freeport-McMoRan$835
General Electric$439
General Motors$1,828
Genuine Parts$3,254
Gilead Sciences$2,390
Goldman Sachs$3,043
Home Depot$5,711
Intel$1,528
Intercontinental Exchange$3,792
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF$2,834
Invesco QQQ Trust$4,291
iShares Semiconductor ETF$6,951
Johnson & Johnson$3,119
JPMorgan Chase$3,401
Lam Research$13,070
Lowe's$7,373
Marvell Technology$5,367
Mastercard$6,673
McDonald's$3,319
Merck & Co$2,757
Meta Platforms$0
Micron Technology$8,426
Microsoft$9,542
Moderna$7,123
Morgan Stanley$5,794
Netflix$30,273
Nike$3,910
NVDIA$39,645
PayPal$2,459
PepsiCo$3,079
Pfizer$2,659
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF$2,212
ProShares UltraPro QQQ$15,328
Protor & Gamble$2,445
Regeneron$4,512
Roku$2,767
salesforce.com$3,768
Shopify$7,935
Snowflake$679
SPDR S&P 500 ETF$2,996
Spotify$547
Starbucks$3,956
Target$3,079
Teladoc Health$984
Tesla$135,886
Texas Instruments$7,273
TJX Companies$3,161
Ulta Beauty$4,165
Union Pacific$4,064
Unity Software$335
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF$6,715
Verizon$1,306
Visa$5,673
Wal-Mart$2,197
Walt Disney Co$2,014
Wells Fargo$1,551
Zoom$922
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Oct-01-2022.

*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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