It's one thing for a stock to be up considerably since the Lehman bankruptcy, but what about stocks that were also up from the Lehman bankruptcy to the March 2009 low. These are names that managed to trade higher during the best of times (post March 2009) and the worst of time (Lehman to March 2009). Within the S&P 1500, there are 25 stocks (1.67%) that accomplished this feat, and they are highlighted below.
Tops on the list is Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), which has been the subject of great debate lately. From the Lehman bankruptcy through 3/9/09, the stock managed to rally 30.7%, but since then is up 383.7%. Green Mountain Coffee (NASDAQ:GMCR) is another notable name on the list that has recently lost some of its mojo, but there is no denying the impressive run it had over such a turbulent period. One other notable name on the list is Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR) which rallied 48% during the collapse. The stock's strength back then was often attributed to the idea that more Americans would arm themselves given the economic chaos. Now that economic tensions have eased though, the stock is up another 48.7%.