With the presidential election finally here, Stocks on Wall Street takes a look at the 10 best performing stocks in the S&P 500 since the last time the U.S. picked a new leader. (Actually it’s the 13 best because three companies tied for 10th through mid-day trading Monday.)
Leading the pack by far is Priceline.com (PCLN) up a whopping 1,107% since Monday, Nov. 3, 2008.
Whole Foods Markets (WFM), the purveyor of fine arugula which reports its latest results on Wednesday, is up 873% since America last voted for president.
Expedia (EXPE), another travel related online company, also makes it into the top 5.
Apple (AAPL) makes it to No. 6 on the list.
|Company||Ticker||Change since 11/3/08||Price|
|Whole Foods Market Inc.||WFM||873%||$97.49|
|Wyndham Worldwide Corp.||WYN||500%||$50.44|
|Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.||CMG||436%||$262.84|
|Ford Motor Co.||F||431%||$11.3|
|Lennar Corp. Cl A||LEB||373%||$37.88|