Investors Business Daily Table of Best Performing Stocks in 2012
The top 100 stocks included a fair share of industries that enjoyed a solid turnaround during the year, such as homebuilding. Yet sound fundamentals remain crucial for stock performance. Biotech chemicals, finance, internet and machinery stocks crowded the year's list. Stocks were priced 12 or higher at the beginning of the year and must trade more than 10,000 shares a day. Visit Investors.com for an electronic version and analysis.