#5 worst performer AMD: share price dropped 57.8%
#7 worst performer HPQ: share price dropped 46.9%
Congratulations to the AMD visitors for the notoriety enjoyed by their stock. More of the same likely for the upcoming 2013!
SOURCE: Barrons late afternoon today
nvda opened the year 2012 optimistically enough.
Too optimistically as it turned out.
The first trade at the opening bell on January 3, 2012 was $14.30
Looks like good money today, right boys?
It sure does.
Because at the final bell for 2012, nvidia closed at $12.26
Minus (-$2.04) per share for the year.
A Loss of (-14.26%) on nvda stock.
The S&P 500 Index of good stocks did much better than nvda.
Much Much Better, boys.
The S&P 500 Index was UP +13.41% for 2012.
So to recap how your sinking nvda performed for 2012
relative to the S&P 500:
+ 13.41% __ S&P 500 Index of good stocks
(-14.26%) __ nvda
(-27.67%) __ Underperformance by nvda for 2012
Do try to pick a better stock next year, boys.