Chart of the Day: Only One Out of Three

Posted by Samuel A. Kiburz on May 2, 2023 11:16:14 AM

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chart shoes the return breakdown of the individual stocks inside the Russell 3000, 1987 - 2023

Today’s Chart of the Day from BlackRock shows that only 34%, or roughly one out of three, stocks outperformed the index for the last 35 years. Even more incredible is that 39% of them lost money. This reinforces the saying, “It’s not that so few managers can beat the market, it's that so few stocks beat the market.”

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