Halftime for the S&P 500 — 3 Best and Worst Stocks

Netflix heads the list of first-half winners, while metals dominate the losers list

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Halftime for the S&P 500 — 3 Best and Worst Stocks

Honorable Mention for Best Performer: Hewlett-Packard

HPQ1 Halftime for the S&P 500    3 Best and Worst StocksFirst-Half Return: +70%

The surprising and perhaps confounding rise of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) continued into the first quarter, as Meg Whitman continues to steer the ship well clear of the rocks and into calmer water. The company continues its transition to an IBM (IBM) -like services model, all while pumping out a small but consistent dividend that yields around 2.50%. I still don’t get it, but I have to hand it to HPQ — well done.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/06/sp-500s-first-half-best-and-worst-hpq-bbby-nflx-mu-aapl/.

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