Today we are going to take a look at my biggest gainers since I started investing in March of 2020. The criteria I will use is the highest gains based on dollar amount.
#10 – Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP) is up $617. This is a 75.6% increase on my investment. Brookfield Renewable operates one of the world’s largest publicly traded, pure-play renewable power platforms. BEP’s portfolio consists of hydroelectric, wind, solar and storage facilities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and totals approximately 19,000 megawatts of installed capacity and an approximately 23,000 megawatt development pipeline. I first purchased BEP on 6/8/20 and then slowly continued to add to it since including reinvesting dividends.
#9 – AbbVie (ABBV) is up $632 which is a 29.83% increase on my investment. AbbVie Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceuticals in the United States, Japan, Germany, Canada, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and internationally. I purchased shares of ABBV on 4/29/20 and continued to buy during the year. I also reinvest the dividends.
#8 – CVS Health (CVS) is up $726 which is a 24.52% increase on my investment. CVS Health Corporation provides health services and plans in the United States. The three main business segments are pharmacy services, retail and health care benefits. This is one of the first stocks that I ever bought. The first purchase was 3/24/20 and then added more throughout the year. I continue to reinvest the dividends.
#7 – 3M (MMM) is up $765 which is a 28.38% increase on my investment. 3M Company develops, manufactures, and markets various products worldwide. It operates through four business segments: Safety and Industrial, Transportation and Electronics, Health Care, and Consumer. My first purchase was on 3/25/20 and I continued to add to this position over the course of the year as well as reinvesting dividends.
#6 – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is up $768 which is a 25.25% increase on my investment. Johnson & Johnson researches and develops, manufactures, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. It operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The first purchase that I made was on 3/24/20 and I continued to add to it through out the year as well as reinvesting dividends.
#5 – DTE Energy (DTE) is up $890 which is a 55.27% increase on my investment. DTE Energy ( DTE ) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. I purchased this stock on 3/24/20 and did not buy more. I have been reinvesting the dividends.
#4 – Broadcom (AVGO) is up $1,080 which is a 82.03% increase on my investment. Broadcom Inc. ( AVGO) is a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. I purchased this stock between 4/29/20 and 5/15/20 and continue to reinvest dividends.
#3 – Lowes (LOW) is up $1,352 which is a 103.5% increase on my investment. Lowe’s Companies ( LOW), Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. The initial purchase was on 4/6/20 and then I reinvest the dividends each quarter.
#2 – Microsoft (MSFT) is up $1,674 which is a 38.02% increase on my investment. Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, devices, and solutions worldwide. I purchased MSFT between 4/21/20 and 5/27/20. I was not reinvesting the dividends but will be in the future.
#1 – Walt Disney (DIS) is up $2,147 which is 90.15% increase on my investment. The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. I purchased my shares of Disney on 3/24/20 and 4/21/20. Unfortunately, Disney suspended its dividend. I hope that the dividend will be reinstated in the future.
Overall I am satisfied with the performance of these stocks as well as my entire account. I plan to continue to invest in the quality companies listed above as well as many other quality companies.
*Disclaimer – I am not a financial professional. The information shared here should not be considered financial advice. I am just a factory worker sharing my experience as I strive to achieve financial freedom. Before investing or making any financial decision do your own research/due diligence and consider seeking the advice of a financial and/or tax professional.