The best and worst stocks of 2014

The final bell of 2014 has rung, and if you owned airline stocks this year you're probably already smiling.

Airline stocks were the best performers in both the Nasdaq 100 and the S&P 500 this year, while oil stocks (not surprisingly) were some of the biggest laggards.

Here's a list of the major indexes for the year and some of their leaders and laggards.


NASDAQ COMP +13%

S&P +11%

DOW +8%

RUSSELL 2K +3.6%


2014 BEST S&P SECTORS

UTILITIES +25%

HEALTH +24%

IT +19%


2014 WORST S&P SECTORS

ENERGY (-10%)

TELECOM (-2%)


2014 DOW WINNERS

INTC +40%

UNH +34%

HD +27%

CSCO +24%

MSFT +24%


2014 DOW LAGGARDS

IBM (-14%)

CVX (-10%)

GE (-10%)

XOM (-9%)

VZ (-5%)


2014 S&P 500 WINNERS

LUV +125%

EA +105%

EW +94%

AGN +92%

AVGO +90%


2014 S&P 500 LAGGARDS

RIG (-63%)

DNR (-51%)

NE (-49%)

ESV (-48%)

AVP (-45%)


2014 NASDAQ 100 LEADERS

AAL +112%

EA +105%

AVGO +90%

GMCR +75%

ILMN +67%


2014 NASDAQ 100 LAGGARDS

VIP (-68%)

MAT (-35%)

DISCA (-25%)

AMZN (-22%)

WYNN (-23%)