Posted October 09, 2018 09:10:10We’ve been covering some of the biggest names in the equity market this year, and one of the big trends has been to focus on the top stocks for the first time.
The big players have risen over the past year, so why not look at how they are doing?
While we’ve been focusing on the big players, the others are also getting stronger, and they’re gaining momentum.
Here are some of our favourite equity stocks for 2019 and beyond.
Alibaba: Alibaba, China’s largest online retailer, is the third-largest online retailer in the world.
Alibaba’s shares have risen more than 60% this year.
It has been a strong performer this year in terms of both volume and return on equity.
Alphabet: Alphabet is the Alphabet subsidiary that owns Google.
The shares of Alphabet rose more than 40% this past year.
Alphabet’s stock has been gaining momentum since it was acquired by Google in 2017.
It rose more this year than the S&P 500 index combined.
Apple: Apple’s shares rose more the last year than any other company in the US.
It gained more than 35% this last year and is up almost 70% this calendar year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 624 points this year and closed at 22,831.
The Nasdaq Composite rose 735 points this past week.