There are 66 stocks in the Russell 3,000 that are up more than 100% year-to-date in 2018. Below is a list of the 40 best performers. As shown, three stocks — NII Holdings (NIHD), Tandem Diabetes (TNDM), and Turtle Beach (HEAR) — are up 1,000%+ year-to-date, meaning they’ve recorded “10-baggers” already in 2018. NIHD is up the most at 1,672%, TNDM is up 1,493%, and HEAR is up 1,014.9%.
The next closest stock on the list is Intelsat (I) with a gain of 697%, while Endocyte (ECYT) rounds out the top five with a gain of 452.6%.
The list of best performers is dominated by Health Care/Biotech names, which is usually the case with these lists (at least during bull markets). Below we show the best performers of 2018 that aren’t Health Care sector stocks. A few notables include Twilio (TWLO), Trade Desk (TTD), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and Square (SQ). Payment processor Square (SQ) is by far the biggest stock on the list with a market cap of $31 billion. The next biggest in terms of market cap is recent IPO and cloud communications company Twilio (TWLO).