The 50 Best Performing S&P 500 Stocks in 2013

 |  Includes: AMD, AVP, BBY, BSX, EA, FSLR, HPQ, HRB, MU, NFLX
by: Bespoke Investment Group

As of 2 PM today, the average stock in the S&P 500 is up 16.94% so far in 2013. And nearly all stocks in the index are up on the year. Of the 500 members, 453 of them are in the green this year, while just 47 are in the red.

Below is a list of the 50 best performing stocks in the S&P 500 year to date. As shown, two stocks -- Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) -- are up more than 100%. Go figure!

Micron (NASDAQ:MU) ranks third with a YTD gain of 99.13%, followed by Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ) at 73.33% and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) at 72.35%. Avon (NYSE:AVP), AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) and H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) round out the top ten.

One stock that's clearly not on the list of 2013's best performing stocks is Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). Apple is actually down 16.98% YTD, ranking it as the 7th WORST stock in the index on the year.