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These Are The Top Ten Stocks With A Good Start To 2022


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We are now almost three weeks into the year 2022. Though it is still early to predict which stocks will perform better than others, we can at least get a hand on the stocks that have gotten to a better start than others. Such stocks may or may not continue their performance throughout the year, but knowing such stocks could give investors more options when making investment decisions. So, let's take a look at the top ten stocks with a good start to 2022.

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  • 1. Top Ten Stocks With A Good Start To 2022
  • 2. APA (>20%)
  • 3. Pioneer Natural Resources (>20%)
  • 4. ConocoPhillips (>20%)
  • 5. Discovery (>21%)
  • 6. Hess (>23%)
  • 7. Activision Blizzard (>23%)
  • 8. Occidental Petroleum (>23%)
  • 9. Schlumberger (>23%)
  • 10. Halliburton (>24%)
  • 11. Zynga (>40%)
Top Ten Stocks With A Good Start To 2022

We have used the year-to-date return data (until January 19) to rank the top ten stocks with a good start to 2022. We have only considered large cap stocks (with a market cap between $10 billion to $200 billion) for our list. Following are the top ten stocks with a good start to 2022:

  • APA (>20%)
  • Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Houston, APA Corp (NASDAQ:APA) produces oil and gas , and has operations in the U.S., Egypt and the UK. Its shares are up almost 94% in the last one year and almost 24% in the last one month. APA has a 52-week high of $34.40, and it is presently trading just over $32.

  • Pioneer Natural Resources (>20%)
  • Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Irving, Texas, it is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Pioneer Natural Resources Co (NYSE:PXD) focuses on Eagle Ford Shale, Permian Basin, Rockies, and West Panhandle projects. Its shares are up over 68% in the last one year and almost 22% in the last one month. Pioneer Natural Resources has a 52-week high of $219.57, and it is presently trading just over $219.

  • ConocoPhillips (>20%)
  • Founded in 1875 and headquartered in Houston, this company explores, produces, transports and markets natural gas, crude oil, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, and bitumen. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has the following geographical segments: Asia Pacific; Lower 48; Europe, Middle East and North Africa; Alaska; Canada; and Other International. Its shares are up over 100% in the last one year and over 22% in the last one month. ConocoPhillips has a 52-week high of $89.11, and it is presently trading over $87.

  • Discovery (>21%)
  • Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Silver Spring, Md, it is a media company that makes available content across distribution platforms, as well as makes digital distribution arrangements. Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) has the following business segments: U.S. Networks and International Networks. Its shares are down over 21% in the last one year but are up almost 21% in the last one month. Discovery has a 52-week high of $78.14, and it is presently trading close to $29.

  • Hess (>23%)
  • Founded in 1920 and headquartered in New York, this company explores, develops, produces, and transports crude oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas. Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) has the following business segments: Exploration and Production and Midstream. Its shares are up over 50% in the last one year and over 24% in the last one month. Hess has a 52-week high of $94.51, and it is presently trading around $90.

  • Activision Blizzard (>23%)
  • Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., this company develops and publishes interactive entertainment. Activision Blizzard , Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has the following business segments: Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Publishing, and King Digital Entertainment. Its shares are down over 13% in the last one year but are up over 26% in the last one month. Activision Blizzard has a 52-week high of $104.53, and it is presently trading over $82.

  • Occidental Petroleum (>23%)
  • Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Houston, this company explores and produces oil and natural gas. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) has the following business segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. Its shares are up over 66% in the last one year and over 24% in the last one month. Occidental Petroleum has a 52-week high of $37, and it is presently trading over $35.

  • Schlumberger (>23%)
  • Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Houston, this company makes technology for the oil and gas industry for reservoir characterization, drilling, production and processing. Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB) has the following business segments: Well Construction, Production Systems, Digital and Integration, and Reservoir Performance. Its shares are up over 53% in the last one year and over 25% in the last one month. Schlumberger has a 52-week high of $38.53, and it is presently trading close to $37.

  • Halliburton (>24%)
  • Founded in 1919 and headquartered in Houston, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) offers services and products for the exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas . Halliburton has the following business segments: Completion and Production and Drilling and Evaluation. Its shares are up over 40% in the last one year and almost 25% in the last one month. Halliburton has a 52-week high of $29.20, and it is presently trading over $28.

  • Zynga (>40%)
  • Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) makes, markets and operates social games for mobile platforms, as well as for social networking sites such as Facebook. Some of its most popular games are FarmVille, Looney Tunes Dash, Zynga Poker and more. Its shares are down almost 12% in the last one year but are up over 41% in the last one month.

    Updated on Jan 20, 2022, 10:04 am

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