Just Five Tech Stocks Add Insane $200 Billion In Market Cap In One Day

The Nasdaq is dramatically outperforming the rest of the major US equity indices today...

 

In fact this this is the biggest Nasdaq outperformance of the S&P since May 2009...

“We saw some weakness in the stocks of tech megacaps recently, not so much because of a concern about mediocre earnings but rather because a concern about valuations being stretched,” said Walter Todd, chief investment officer at Greenwood Capital Associates.

“The numbers Google and Amazon reported may trigger a rotation back into tech megacaps and probably a further rally. ”

Putting the massive gains in context...

The Nasdaq 100 has added over $180 billion in market cap today - the biggest addition since the day after Aug 2015's Flash Crash...

 

That is more market cap than 472 of the S&P 500. There are only 28 names with a larger total market cap in the S&P 500 than Tech names added today...

 

Just five Tech stocks - FB, AMZN, MSFT, AAPL, and GOOGL - added a wopping $200 billion in market cap...

 

FANG Stocks (FB, AMZN, NFLX, GOOGL) alone added over $120 billion... the biggest day ever....

 

And finally, as The FT reports, Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet alone added a stunning $144 billion - more than the entire market cap of IBM...

As we noted earlier, AMZN is soaring 12.5% today, At its session high of $1,105, Amazon added about $63.5 billion to its market value, more than the market value of 421 of the S&P 500.

Comments

jamesmmu Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:12 Permalink

One day DOW outperfom Nasqas and next day the other way around which only proves that the move from investors are not conseus, liqudiate problem worsening and most money are concentrating at very few stocks.  if the top 5 stocks all post awful earning at one earning season, congress may have to debate for a bailout for these stocks. 

any_mouse order66 Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:17 Permalink

Selling Winners, Buying Losers.

Great strategy for owning race horses. Not.

The interesting line is the lack of slope in the SMA weight adjusted SP500 prior to the 2016 election and the downward trajectory post election. Before Inauguration Day. Before year end.

Weight Adjusted SP500 does not like Trump.

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Umh Fri, 10/27/2017 - 18:58 Permalink

I know that many people are hanging onto their shares of these grossly overpriced stocks and sleeping very well at night, but if I was them I would be selling enough to ensure that I made money on the trade even if they go to zero.