Best and Worst Performing Stocks Since the Bottom

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 |  Includes: ABII, APOL, BKC, DF, DNDN, FSLR, GME, GNW, LVS, MON, MYGN, ODP, SPWR, T, TMUS, TRW
by: Bespoke Investment Group

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 (NYSE:TRW) is up the most, rallying from $1.52 to $27.76 for a gain of 1,726.32%. Genworth Financial (NYSE: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 (NASDAQ:DNDN), Office Depot (NASDAQ:ODP), and Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: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 (NASDAQ:MYGN) (-38.25%). Other notables on the list of losers include Dean Foods (NYSE:DF), Burger King (BKC), SunPower (SPWRA), Apollo Group (NASDAQ:APOL), Monsanto (NYSE:MON), and First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR).