Top Performing US Stocks of 2015

This article includes a list of the top performing stocks in the US.

Bear in mind that only components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average are included. The DJIA is a weighted average of thirty stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ stock exchange.

As the calendar year is not over yet, performance is measured from January 2, 2015 through May 15, 2015.

The top performing US stocks year-to-date:

 

CompanyDescriptionPrice Jan 02Price May 15Year-to-date change
UnitedHealthManaged health care company headquartered in Minnesota.100.78119.33+18.04%
DisneyMultinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate based in California.93.75110.30+17.10%
AppleDesigns and creates the iPhone, iPad, Mac notebooks and desktop computers.109.33128.77+16.66%
BoeingDesigns, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites129.95146.88+13.00%
NikeChain retailer selling a range of Nike athletic footwear, apparel & accessories.95.03104.98+9.18%
PfizerPharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City.31.3333.99+9.12%
IBMTechnology and consulting corporation based in Armonk, New York.162.06173.26+7.99%
Home DepotChain home improvement retailer for tools, appliances & other products.103.43113.35+7.98%
General ElectricA technology and financial services company headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut.25,0627.27+7.91%
VerizonThe largest U.S. wireless communications service provider.46.9649.79+6.43%
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