Making Money with Stocks (Sorted by Current Value)


Here is a table of sorted current values (highest to lowest) of a $1,000 investment made 10 years ago for 85 stocks. 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
(A_Z)

Tesla$86,226
NVDIA$60,511
Advanced Micro Devices$32,283
Netflix$23,962
Broadcom$22,350
ProShares UltraPro QQQ$22,014
Lam Research$14,548
Shopify$12,783
Microsoft$11,561
Moderna$10,932
Applied Materials$10,917
Adobe Systems$9,132
Apple$9,073
iShares Semiconductor ETF$8,347
Texas Instruments$7,989
VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF$7,887
Mastercard$7,790
Amazon$7,613
Lowe's$7,205
Marvell Technology$7,120
Home Depot$6,617
Costco$6,210
Visa$6,139
Morgan Stanley$6,028
CSX$5,897
Micron Technology$5,742
Alphabet$5,693
CME Group$5,139
Intercontinental Exchange$4,954
Invesco QQQ Trust$4,937
Ulta Beauty$4,808
Nike$4,796
Starbucks$4,597
Regeneron$4,449
Amgen$4,294
TJX Companies$4,287
Union Pacific$4,229
JPMorgan Chase$4,089
McDonald's$4,077
Genuine Parts$3,857
Merck & Co$3,834
Bank of America$3,703
Target$3,675
PepsiCo$3,620
Goldman Sachs$3,560
Berkshire Hathaway$3,558
salesforce.com$3,497
Cisco Systems$3,446
SPDR S&P 500 ETF$3,430
Johnson & Johnson$3,347
Invesco Hi Yd Dividend Achievers ETF$3,344
Bristol-Myers Squibb$3,317
Gilead Sciences$3,076
Pfizer$3,074
Protor & Gamble$2,950
Roku$2,933
Wal-Mart$2,795
Boeing$2,785
Clorox$2,685
ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF$2,621
Chevron$2,551
Coca-Cola$2,410
PayPal$2,243
Walt Disney Co$2,177
Biogen$2,062
ARK Innovation ETF$2,018
Exxon Mobil$1,956
Intel$1,949
Colgate-Palmolive$1,871
Wells Fargo$1,826
General Motors$1,822
Ford Motor Company$1,634
Citigroup$1,458
Verizon$1,397
Freeport-McMoRan$1,396
AT&T$1,346
Teladoc Health$1,126
Zoom$971
General Electric$649
Snowflake$616
Barrick Gold$565
Spotify$503
Unity Software$428
Coinbase Global$191
Meta Platforms$0
Current value results use monthly closing prices adjusted for splits and dividends from Alpha Vantage as of Dec-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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