2018 Stock Price of 10 US Companies with HUGE returns after 2008 Recession

After the stock market crash that triggered the major recession of 2008, the US market has now recovered to its longest ever bullish run. If you had invested $1,000 in the S&P 500 index on March 6, 2009 you would have $3,185 today, up 318.57%. Although the figure is not negligible, you could have earned much more if you had invested the same $1,000 in some specific companies.

The US stock market is experiencing the longest bull market in its history. The S&P 500 index is rebounding by around 320%, compared to 9 March 2009.

That day, the American stock market hit rock bottom, but from then on, a stock market rally had begun. Thus, while the S&P 500 index scored 683.38 points on Thursday 24 August, it closed at 2,856.98 points, a variation that represents a 318.57% increase in the selective index.

If someone had the fortune – and the courage – to invest $1,000 in one of these companies on March 6, 2009 when the S&P 500 hit record lows, their profits would have multiplied to a large amount today.

While the profits he would have allowed to invest in the index are already large, there are some companies that are beating the market, with which those who invested in 2009 managed to get even higher returns.

Below you can see which are some of the big companies in which investor would have got the most profitability with an investment of $1,000 on March 6, 2009 ranked from lowest to highest profitability.

Company NameStock Price on March 6, 2009Closing Stock Price on August 23, 2018% IncreaseCurrent Price, if $1,000 was invested in 2009
DowDuPont$16.29$68.11418%$4,181
Walt Disney$16.61$112674%$6,742
Microsoft$15.28$1077,002%$7,002
Bank of America$4.3$30.847,172%$7,172
Alphabet (Google)$154.29$1221.16792%$7,914.7
Adobe Systems$17.16$2571,497%$14,976
Apple$12.18$215.491,791.6%$17,692
Amazon$61.69$1,9023,118%$30,831
Netflix$5.41$339.176,266%$62,693
Avis$0.39$33.738,648%$86,487

The above stock price was obtained from Google Finance and the historical data from the Invertia financial portal.

 

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