139 days ago • Posted by Charles-Henry Monchau

The Top 5 stocks in the S&P 500 over the last 40 years in one chart

The change from 1980 to 2020 illustrates the remarkable diminishment of the economic influence of the oil industry in favour of the dominance of companies empowered by the development of the internet. It is always difficult to predict the future but it is most likely that the top 5 stocks in 2060 will look very different than in 2020 - source: S&P Global 

Top 5 stocks in the S&P 500 over time