While the S&P 500 is still slightly below its 5/21 all-time high, the Nasdaq 100 has already broken above its bull market high made on July 20th.  As shown below, it’s not up by much, but it’s up nonetheless.


Notably, while the cap-weighted Nasdaq 100 index is higher than it was on July 20th, the average stock in the index is down more than 1% since that date.

Below is a look at the 25 best and 25 worst performing stocks in the Nasdaq 100 since 7/20.  As shown, the 25 losers are all down more than 12%, while the 25 winners are up by just 8%+.  NVIDIA (NVDA) has led the list of winners with a gain of 65%, followed by Activision Blizzard (ATVI) at +47% and Amazon.com (AMZN) at +40%.  Other notables on the list of winners include Intel (INTC), Microsoft (MSFT), Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOGL), Adobe (ADBE), Facebook (FB) and Starbucks (SBUX).

BioMarin (BMRN) is down the most since 7/20 with a decline of 35%, followed by VimpelCom (VIP) and Wynn Resorts (WYNN) — both down more than 30%.  Biogen (BIIB) ranks 4th worst with a decline of 29.5%, and Whole Foods (WFM) isn’t far behind with a drop of 27.5%.  Other notables on the list of notable Nasdaq 100 losers include Seagate (STX), Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY), Staples (SPLS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Tesla (TSLA) and Micron (MU).


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