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

& Snapshot

Current Value

Adobe Systems ADBE$10,042
Advanced Micro Devices AMD$32,347
Alphabet GOOGL$4,892
Amazon AMZN$7,526
Amgen AMGN$2,942
Apple AAPL$10,678
Applied Materials AMAT$8,732
ARK Innovation ETF ARKK$1,804
AT&T T$1,032
Bank of America BAC$2,269
Barrick Gold GOLD$962
Berkshire Hathaway BRK-A$3,027
Biogen BIIB$981
Boeing BA$1,705
Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY$1,305
Broadcom AVGO$24,352
Chevron CVX$1,821
Cisco Systems CSCO$3,160
Citigroup C$1,011
Clorox CLX$1,680
CME Group CME$4,285
Coca-Cola KO$1,957
Coinbase Global COIN$1,553
Colgate-Palmolive CL$1,460
Costco COST$5,729
CSX CSX$4,009
Exxon Mobil XOM$1,809
Ford Motor Company F$891
Freeport-McMoRan FCX$1,044
General Electric GE$823
General Motors GM$992
Genuine Parts GPC$2,159
Gilead Sciences GILD$1,502
Goldman Sachs GS$2,290
Home Depot HD$4,627
Intel INTC$2,034
Intercontinental Exchange ICE$3,193
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF PEY$2,352
Invesco QQQ Trust QQQ$4,715
iShares Semiconductor ETF SOXX$7,415
Johnson & Johnson JNJ$2,105
JPMorgan Chase JPM$3,564
Lam Research LRCX$12,853
Lowe's LOW$4,584
Marvell Technology MRVL$4,481
Mastercard MA$5,602
McDonald's MCD$3,543
Merck & Co MRK$3,259
Meta Platforms META$6,211
Micron Technology MU$3,987
Microsoft MSFT$11,671
Moderna MRNA$788
Morgan Stanley MS$3,153
Netflix NFLX$9,120
Nike NKE$2,971
NVDIA NVDA$118,767
PayPal PYPL$10,692
PepsiCo PEP$2,611
Pfizer PFE$1,509
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF NOBL$4,237
ProShares UltraPro QQQ TQQQ$16,349
Protor & Gamble PG$2,472
Regeneron REGN$2,751
Roku ROKU$133 CRM$3,821
Shopify SHOP$670
Snowflake SNOW$1,410
SPDR S&P 500 ETF SPY$2,887
Spotify SPOT$695
Starbucks SBUX$2,702
Target TGT$2,238
Teladoc Health TDOC$255
Tesla TSLA$19,287
Texas Instruments TXN$4,448
TJX Companies TJX$3,318
Ulta Beauty ULTA$2,913
Union Pacific UNP$3,410
Unity Software U$135
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF SMH$7,860
Verizon VZ$1,136
Visa V$5,202
Wal-Mart WMT$2,662
Walt Disney Co DIS$1,299
Wells Fargo WFC$1,236
Zoom ZM$1,409
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits
and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Nov-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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