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Five years after Lehman's collapse: Winners & losers

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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.

TABLE S&P sectors 5 year change 130916

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


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

TABLE Winners 130916

Winners Company name 5-Year % Chg.
REGNRegeneron Pharmaceuticals"1,318"
PCLNPriceline.com"1,129"
NFLXNetflix987
CMGChipotle Mexican Grill658
WFMWhole Foods Market531
ALXNAlexion Pharmaceuticals474
BIIBBiogen404
SBUXStarbucks 401
MNSTMonster Beverage 365
ACTActavis363
ANAutoNation333
ORLYO'Reilly Automotive332
CERNCerner 330
COGCabot Oil & Gas 329
SNDKSanDisk 322

TABLE Losers 130916

Losers 5-Year % Chg.
FSLRFirst Solar-81
XUnited States Steel -79
AAAlcoa-70
CLFCliffs Natural Resources-70
CCitigroup -67
JCPJ. C. Penney Company-66
FTRFrontier Communications-63
BTUPeabody Energy -63
EXCExelon-55
HCBKHudson City Bancorp.-52
PBIPitney Bowes -52
HPQHewlett-Packard -51
AVPAvon Products-51
BACBank of America -45
MOSMosaic-45


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