The average stock in the S&P 500 is currently down 0.65% year-to-date.  There are 34 stocks in the index up 10%+ year-to-date, while there are 61 stocks that are down 10%+.  As shown, L Brands (LB) ranks first at this point in 2020 with a year-to-date return of 26.2%.  (Note that while Tesla (TSLA) is up 85% year-to-date and has a market cap that’s larger than 90% of the index, it’s not yet in the S&P 500.)  Paycom (PAYC) and ServiceNow (NOW) rank 2nd and 3rd with gains of more than 20%, while Lennar (LEN) and TransDigm (TDG) round out the top five.  Other notables on the list of this year’s biggest winners include Progressive (PGR), PulteGroup (PHM), salesforce.com (CRM), Albemarle (ALB), and Amazon.com (AMZN).

While there are three stocks up 20%+ YTD, there are four that are already down 20%+.  TechnipFMC (FTI) is down the most at -21.85%, but Capri Holdings (CPRI) is not far behind at -21.32%.  Diamondback Energy (FANG) and ViacomCBS (VIAC) are the other two stocks down 20%+.  Other notables on the list of biggest losers so far in 2020 include DuPont (DD), Phillips 66 (PSX), Advance Auto Parts (AAP), Schlumberger (SLB), VF Corp (VFC), Dow (DOW), Kohl’s (KSS), Carnival Corp (CCL), and United Airlines (UAL).

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