AMD’s share price [AMD] has had a solid start to the summer. Since 13 May, the stock has climbed circa 17%, outpacing the Nasdaq’s 9.6% gain (as of 13 July’s close).
The Tencent share price [TCEHY] has fallen 4.6% so far this year (through 8 July) and 2.6% in the last 52 weeks.
The Amazon share price [AMZN]closed 1 July at $3,432.97, 5.41% up since the start of the year.
The Microsoft share price [MSFT]has climbed gained 27.7% so far in 2021 to close at $277.94 on 9 July.
Roku’s share price performance has been better than that of its rival Netflix [NFLX], up 32.21% so far in 2021.
How big Robinhood’s IPO becomes will be a test of whether retail investing has entered the mainstream, with the pandemic driving a rise in non-professional traders. Robinhood is seeking to raise $40bn from its IPO, according to the Financial Times.
FedEx’s [FDX] share price got a boost from Bank of America at the end of June. BoA analyst Ken Hoexter put the Memphis-based logistics company on its US1 top pick list, while Union Pacific got scratched from the list.
Despite a broad market sell-off that squeezed big tech stocks in the first half of 2021, the Alphabet [GOOGL] share price is up 43% year to date and 70% in the last 52 weeks.
Vivendi’s [VIV.PA] share price performance has been flat in the past month. Shares in the French media conglomerate have fallen 0.4% (through 1 July) since announcing that it was in discussions to sell a stake in its biggest business Universal Music Group on 4 June.
Activision’s [ATVI] share price has been on a downward trend since peaking in early February. Shares in the gaming publisher had rallied 13.1% since the turn of the year to a 52-week high of $104.53 during intraday trading on 16 February.