Share “Revenge of the nerds: 19 loser stocks...”

Revenge of the nerds: 19 loser stocks bounce back

marketsblog.usatoday.com Published: April 3, 2014
Advertisement

Investors love a good comeback story, and they’re getting a few of them this year, according to USA TODAY.

Stocks like for-profit college Strayer Education, teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch and robotic surgery companyIntuitive Surgical, all but left-for-dead last year, are getting their revenge by blowing past the market averages this year. These comeback kids are a big reminder that some of the market’s biggest gains come from stocks Wall Street gives up on.



There are 19 stocks in the broad Standard & Poor’s 1500 index that got clobbered 20% or more last year, but are beating the market this year, according to a USA TODAY analysis of data from S&P Capital IQ. Some of the bouncebacks are staggering, especially as the market is only up 2.3% this year so far, USA TODAY reports.

See this story on marketsblog.usatoday.com

AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    Crime on the decline in Tulsa Housing Authority housing complexes
  2. 2
    Clinton aide may have 'delivered favors' for friends, IG finds
  3. 3
    Reba McEntire and husband Narvel Blackstock announce separation
  4. 4
    Firefighters battling north OKC apartment fire
  5. 5
    Puzzling area between Edmond, Guthrie illustrates one of many challenges facing earthquake experts
+ show more

FEATURED JOBS



× Trending around the web Article