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The average stock in the Russell 1,000 is up 1.55% so far in 2017. Below is a look at the 30 stocks that are currently up the most year-to-date. As shown, DexCom (DXCM) ranks first with a gain of 34.72%, followed by NRG Energy (NRG) and VCA Inc. (WOOF). Alcoa (AA) ranks fourth with a gain of 27.88%, and CSX Corp (CSX) rounds out the top five with a gain of 25.58%.
Tesla (TSLA) is the most high-profile name on the list of winners with a YTD gain of 17.31%. After a lackluster 2016, Elon Musk has started 2017 on a positive note.
Since the close on election day (11/8/16), the average stock in the Russell 1,000 is up 8.09%. Below is a list of the 30 best performing stocks in the index since election day. As shown, CoreCivic (CXW) is up the most with a gain of 100.49%. AdvanSix (ASIX) ranks second with a gain of 70.28%, followed by SLM with a gain of 62.32%. Other notables on the list include US Steel (X), NVIDIA (NVDA), Sprint (S), Transocean (RIG), and Bank of America (BAC).