Stock Market Data for July 2020

Stock Market Data! I was thinking to myself a few days ago, what if I bought one share of each of the 100 biggest market caps on the stock market? Would my portfolio be “too diversified”? Would I make a profit?

Brandon Moses
Brandon Moses

Investor. World Traveler. Blogger. Visionary.

I decided to complete some research, and the data is worth sharing!

The Study: Say you bought one share of each of these 100 biggest Market Caps offered on July 2, 2019. How much would you have now?

**This data was collected via Robinhood and a stock screener. No dividends were factored in. The calculations run until July 1, 2020. Stocks were personally chosen for research purposes, Berkshire Hathaway A and Alphabet C are not included in this sample. COVID-19 HAS IMPACTED THIS DATA. 

Stocks include: AAPL, MSFT, AMZN, GOOGL, FB, BABA, Brk.B, V, JNJ, WMT, MA, JPM, PG, TSM, HNH, HD, INTC, NVDA, VZ, NVS, DIS, T, BAC, TM, ADBE, PYPL, NFLX, EXOM, KO, CSCO, JD, MRK, TSLA, PEP, PFE, CMCSA, CVX, ORCL, SAP, CRM, ABBV, NKE, ABT, ASML, LLY, UN, CHL, AZN, MCD, TMO, ACN, RDS-A, AMGN, COST, TMUS, AVGO, BMY, SNY, DHR, MDT, NEE, BBL, NVO, NTES, TXM, UNP, PM, LIN, WFC, C, BA, TOT, IBM, CHTR, LMT, GSK, PTR, SHOP, HON, LOW, QCOM, RTX, RIO, RY, HSBC, LFC, UPS, PDD, BTI, MMM, SNE, BUD, GILD, SBUX, FIS, BLK, CVS, HDB, AXP, BP. 

What would the initial investment cost you?

  • It would cost you $15,870.65 to buy one share of each stock above on 07.02.2019
  • Amazon would cost the most at $1,934.31 per share. 
  • China Life Insurance would cost the least at $12.80 per share. 
  • The average cost per share would be $158.71. 

What would be the industry breakdown?

  • 13 stocks in drug manufacturing
  • 7 stocks in banking. 
  • 7 stocks in semiconductors.
  • 6 stocks in oil and gas.
  • 6 stocks in software.

**See excel pictures below for the full breakdown. 

How much would you have today?

  • You would have $20,153.82. 
  • A profit of $4,283.17.
  • Your investment would have grown 26.99%.

Which stocks performed the best by dollar-value?

  • Amazon with a net gain of $944.39
  • Tesla with a net gain of $894.16
  • Shopify with a net gain of $704.64
  • Alphabet (Google) with a net gain of $328.40
  • NVIDIA with a net gain of $218.87

Which stocks performed the best by percentage?

  • Tesla with a percentage gain of 398.20%
  • Pinduoduo with a percentage gain of 319.50%
  • Shopify with a percentage gain of 225.88%
  • NVIDIA with a percentage gain of 134.91%
  • JD.com with a percentage gain of 90.65%

Which stocks performed the worst by dollar-value?

  • Boeing with a loss of ($172.92)
  • Anheuser-Busch with a loss of ($41.68)
  • Berkshire Hathaway (B) with a loss of ($36.55)
  • Chevron with a loss of ($35.31)
  • Honeywell with a loss of ($32.51)

Which stocks performed the worst by percentage?

  • Shell with a percentage loss of 49.67%
  • Boeing with a percentage loss of 48.82%
  • Wells Fargo with a percentage loss of 46.88%
  • Anheuser-Busch with a percentage loss of 45.98%
  • HSBC Holdings with a percentage loss of 44.87%

Would your investment be worth it? 100% yes! To say the least, a pretty impressive return during the year of a recession and a global pandemic.

I know a lot of you are saying, “I would’ve bought a bunch of Tesla instead of this”. Even though 60 shares of Tesla would have returned $53,649.60 for the same initial investment, you would have been stretching yourself extremely thin.

For example, if you thought Chevron was going to have a good year and decided to buy 100 shares of it a year ago, you would currently be in a deficit of $3,531.

This extremely diversified and intriguing portfolio would’ve beat out the majority of stock traders who hold all of their capital in 1-2 stocks. Patience and diversity is key towards stable growth!

Would you be willing to take this risk for 2020? Comment your thoughts below!

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***Disclaimer: This is not financial advice. I am not a licensed professional. This research was done for educational and entertainment purposes. Do your own research and address your risk tolerance before pursuing this idea. Thanks all!

Excel sheet stock market data:

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