The 10 best performing S&P 500 stocks of 2020 so far

All stock prices and year-to-date percentage change (YTD %Chg) figures reflect when this report was written: Feb. 26, 2020. YTD %Chg numbers reflect how the stock price has changed from the settlement price on January 1, 2020, to the current price on Feb. 26, 2020.

Data was drawn from Barchart.com.

1. L Brands Inc. (LB)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $23.11
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +27.81%
  • Overview: L Brands, Inc. is an American fashion retailer based in Columbus, Ohio, and includes the brands Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works.

2. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $458.81
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +21.77%
  • Overview: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is an American biotechnology company operating out of Eastview, New York, that was founded in 1988.

3. T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $94.15
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +20.06%
  • Overview: T-Mobile US, or popularly known as T-Mobile, is a U.S.-based wireless network operator that recently acquired Sprint.

4. SBA Communications Corp. (SBAC)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $288.47
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +18.91%
  • Overview: SBA Communications is an owner and operator of wireless communication infrastructure throughout the U.S., Canada, Central America, and South America.

5. ServiceNow Inc. (NOW)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $335.13
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +18.74%
  • Overview: ServiceNow is a cloud computing company founded in 2004 by Fred Luddy and operating out of Santa Clara, California.

6. MSCI Inc. (MSCI)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $306.16
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +18.01%
  • Overview: MSCI Inc. is a New York finance company providing equity, fixed income, hedge-fund stock market indexes, and multi-asset portfolio analysis tools.

7. Albermarle Corporation (ALB)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $85.81
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +17.52%
  • Overview: Albermarle Corporation is a specialty chemical manufacturing enterprise based in Charlotte, North Carolina, and doing business in roughly 100 countries.

8. Rollins Inc. (ROL)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $38.87
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +17.46%
  • Overview: Rollins Inc. is a consumer and commercial services company and owns subsidiaries like Orkin, Inc., HomeTeam Pest Defense, and Western Pest Services.

9. Lennar Corp. (LEN)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $65.13
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +17.44%
  • Overview: Lennar Corporation is a home construction and real estate company that became the largest home construction company in 2017 after purchasing CalAtlantic Homes.

10. Ball Corporation (BLL)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $75.55
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: +17.38%
  • Overview: Ball Corporation, which is based in Broomfield, Colorado, is a packaging and aerospace company best known for its production of glass jars and lids.

The 10 worst performing S&P 500 stocks of 2020 so far

1. ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC) (Class B)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $24.57
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -41.65%
  • Overview: ViacomCBS Inc. is a multinational media conglomerate based in New York that was formed when the CBS Corp. and Viacom merged in December 2019.

2. Noble Energy Inc. (NBL)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $15.49
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -38.73%
  • Overview: Noble Energy Inc., which is based in Houston, is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with a specific focus on hydrocarbon exploration.

3. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $82.59
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -37.82%
  • Overview: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise holding company that was incorporated in Libera and based in Miami. It is the world’s second-largest cruise line operator.

4. Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $8.47
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -37.67%
  • Overview: Marathon Oil Corporation operates out of Houston as a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company.

5. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $36.42
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -37.10%
  • Overview: Norwegian Cruise Line is the third-largest cruise line in the world in terms of passengers and was founded in 1966.

6. Capri Holdings Ltd. (CPRI)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $24.53
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -35.83%
  • Overview: Capri Holdings Ltd. is a multinational fashion holding company that was founded by Michael Kors in 1981. The company owns popular brands such as Jimmy Choo and Versace.

7. Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $16.83
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -35.58%
  • Overview: Devon Energy Corp. is a oil and natural gas exploration and production company that operates out of the Devon Energy Center in Oklahoma City.

8. Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $34.26
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -34.94%
  • Overview: Cimarex Energy Co. is a hydrocarbon exploration and production company that mainly operates in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

9. Carnival Corp. & plc (CCL)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $32.95
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -34.42%
  • Overview: Carnival Corp. & plc is the world’s largest travel leisure company that has a combined fleet of over 100 vessels across 10 cruise line brands.

10. Under Armour Inc. (UAA)

  • Price as of February 26, 2020: $14.45
  • 2020 Year-to-Date Change: -33.22%
  • Overview: Under Armour Inc. is a clothing company that manufactures footwear, sports, and casual apparel. It is headquartered in Baltimore.

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