The Russell 1,000 is up 71.12% since March 9th, 2009. The average stock in the index is up 128%. Of the 947 Russell 1,000 stocks that were around last year at this time, 928 are up since then, while a whopping 412 are up more than 100%. For the shock statistic of the day, there are 24 stocks in the index that are up more than 500% since 3/9/09, while just 19 are down! Below are the 42 stocks in the index that are up more than 400% over the last year. As shown, TRW Automotive (TRW) is up the most, rallying from $1.52 to $27.76 for a gain of 1,726.32%. Genworth Financial (GNW) comes in a close second with a gain of 1,713.19%. The other three Russell 1,000 stocks that are up more than 1,000% are Dendreon (DNDN), Office Depot (ODP), and Las Vegas Sands (LVS).
The list below is definitely not one that any company wants to be on. To be down over a period where the market gained over 70% is a tough pill for shareholders to swallow. But the 19 stocks below have managed to do just that. MetroPCS (PCS) is down the most since 3/9/09 with a decline of 54.46%, followed by LEAP (-49.01%), and Myriad Genetics (MYGN) (-38.25%). Other notables on the list of losers include Dean Foods (DF), Burger King (BKC), SunPower (SPWRA), Apollo Group (APOL), Monsanto (MON), and First Solar (FSLR).