This week, these ten stocks, all currently earning A’s (“strong buy”) on Portfolio Grader, have the best year-to-date performance.
Since the first of the year, shares of Bitauto Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR () have soared 57.9%. Bitauto provides Internet content and marketing services for the automotive industry, primarily in the People'’s Republic of China. .
Since January 1, Shire PLC Sponsored ADR () has climbed 61.9%. Shire, a biopharmaceutical company, researches, develops, manufactures, sells, and distributes pharmaceutical products. .
Shares of Targa Resources () have risen 62.9% since January 1. Targa Resources provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The stock’s dividend yield is 2.6%. .
Since January 1, Texas Pacific Land () has jumped 64.8%. Texas Pacific Land Trust derives revenue from all avenues of managing land, such as royalties from oil and gas and land sales. .
Since January 1, Illumina, Inc. () has shot up 66.8%. Illumina develops, manufactures and markets integrated systems for the large-scale analysis of genetic variation and biological function. .
The price of Forest Laboratories, Inc. () has seen a 69.1% boost since the first of the year. Forest Laboratories develops, manufactures, and sells both branded and generic forms of ethical products which require a physician’s prescription. .
The price of Green Plains Inc. () is up 72.9% since the first of the year. Green Plains Renewable Energy constructs and operates dry mill, fuel-grade ethanol production facilities. .
Repligen Corporation () has risen 73.2% since the first of the year. Repligen is a biopharmaceutical company that develops therapeutics for radiology and neuropsychiatry. .
Since January 1, the price of Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. () has grown 74.9%. Questcor Pharmaceuticals develops and commercializes novel central nervous system-focused therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs. .
Since the first of the year, the price of EQT Midstream Partners LP () has swelled 75.4%. EQT Midstream Partners provides natural gas transmission, storage, and gathering services in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. .
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