Making Money with Stocks


Here is a table of current values of a $1,000 investment made 10 years ago for 24 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 24 Stocks

Stock Returns

Symbol & Snapshot

Current Value
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Adobe SystemsADBE$15.00
Advanced Micro DevicesAMD$11.00
AmazonAMZN$15.00
AppleAAPL$12.00
AT&TT$1.00
Berkshire HathawayBRK-A$3.00
BoeingBA$4.00
Cisco SystemsCSCO$4.00
Coca-ColaKO$2.00
Colgate-PalmoliveCL$2.00
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ$3.00
Merck & CoMRK$2.00
Micron TechnologyMU$11.00
MicrosoftMSFT$11.00
NetflixNFLX$13.00
NVDIANVDA$44.00
PepsiCoPEP$2.00
PfizerPFE$2.00
StarbucksSBUX$6.00
TeslaTSLA$107.00
Texas InstrumentsTXN$7.00
Ulta BeautyULTA$5.00
Walt Disney CoDIS$5.00
Wal-MartWMT$3.00
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Jun-02-2021.

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.

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