The Russell 3,000 is up 0.91% year to date, but the average stock in the index is up 7.80%. There are currently 46 names in the index that are up more than 100% year to date, and all of them are listed below. The best performing stock at this point in 2010 is Wabash National (WNC) with a gain of 299.47%. Somaxon Pharma (SOMX) ranks second at 287%, and IDT Corp (IDT) ranks third with a gain of 285%. The average market cap of the 46 companies up more than 100% is $781 million. NetFlix (NFLX) is the biggest company currently in the 100% club with a market cap of just over $6.5 billion. Inhibitex (INHX) is the smallest company on the list at $117 million.
There may not be many recognizable names on the list below, but their recent returns will definitely catch your eye. If you have time, why not look through what each company does to see if anything sparks your interest. You may just find something you like.
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