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Five years after Lehman's collapse: Winners & losers

Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 9:44 AM ET
Lehman Brothers building in New York in September, 2008.
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Lehman Brothers building in New York in September, 2008.

Since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy five years ago, a screen of the S&P 500 reveals that only about 20 percent of the index components remain in the red.

According to data compiled by CNBC, a fourth of those companies belong to the financial sector. Shares of Citibank, Bank of America and AIG, for example, are still down more than 37 percent in the last five years while the S&P 500 is up 39 percent over the same period.

Among the winners, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Priceline.com are the two best performing stocks, rallying more than 1,100 percent. Other consumer names such as Netflix, Chipotle, Whole Foods and Starbucks are also up significantly, rising more than 400 percent.

Indeed, the S&P Consumer Discretionary sector is up 100 percent in the past five years, leading the gains in the S&P 500 –Health Care and Technology follow, up 61 percent and 60 percent, respectively.

S&P Sectors 5-Year % Chg.
Consumer Discretionary 100.6
Health Care 61.3
Information Technology 59.8
Consumer Staples 40.9
Industrials 37.2
Energy 26.5
Telecommunications Services 24.2
Materials 20.1
Financials 7.3
Utilities 5.6
Source: CNBC Analytics


The tables below list the largest percent gainers and losers in the S&P 500 since Lehman's collapse.

Winners Company name 5-Year % Chg.
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals 1,318
PCLN Priceline.com 1,129
NFLX Netflix 987
CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill 658
WFM Whole Foods Market 531
ALXN Alexion Pharmaceuticals 474
BIIB Biogen 404
SBUX Starbucks 401
MNST Monster Beverage 365
ACT Actavis 363
AN AutoNation 333
ORLY O'Reilly Automotive 332
CERN Cerner 330
COG Cabot Oil & Gas 329
SNDK SanDisk 322
Losers 5-Year % Chg.
FSLR First Solar -81
X United States Steel -79
AA Alcoa -70
CLF Cliffs Natural Resources -70
C Citigroup -67
JCP J. C. Penney Company -66
FTR Frontier Communications -63
BTU Peabody Energy -63
EXC Exelon -55
HCBK Hudson City Bancorp. -52
PBI Pitney Bowes -52
HPQ Hewlett-Packard -51
AVP Avon Products -51
BAC Bank of America -45
MOS Mosaic -45
Source: CNBC Analytics


—BY CNBC's Giovanny Moreano. Follow him on Twitter: @giovannymoreano

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